It has been categorically proven that children under the age of 16 years old are unable to consent to any sexual conduct.
A range of specific rules need to be considered when using an SMSF to acquire assets as a property investment.
A summary of the national mandatory leasing Code and NSW regulations made to give legal effect to the Code in NSW.
There are many ways to use intellectual property and trademark law to ensure your brand is legitimate and protected.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
The decision shows why an IP strategy is crucial to ensure that key safeguards identify and protect company Interests.
PCC Employment Lawyers
This Month in Review considers recent workplace matters and employment law in the news and in the courts.
The government flagged significant reforms to the obligations of Australian employers employing temporary visa holders.
New amendments allow contractors in the Greater Sydney area to perform recommissioning works on some construction sites.
Hall Payne Lawyers
An applicant for Australian citizenship, who has turned 18, must be a person of "good character".
McCarthy Durie Lawyers
The economic disruption caused by the pandemic has yet to play out in full, leaving both opportunities and threats.
HRM asked Michael Byrnes, partner at Swaab, to answer five common legal questions employers might have now.
The Situation: The Full Court of the Federal Court has changed industry practice in Badenoch Integrated Logging Pty Ltd v Bryant, in the matter of Gunns Limited (in liq)...
Davies Collison Cave
Patentability criteria vary from one country to another often based on local statutory requirements and/or judicial rulings.
Australia's Copyright Act allows for various "fair dealing" defenses that set out defined categories of acceptable uses of copyrighted work.
The commencement of these sections introduces the Act in its full operation, except for the requirements as to specialist work under Division 2 of Part 3 of the Act.
NSW Government announced amendments to Orders to allow constructions sites within Greater Sydney to recommence works.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
If you are an owner, it is essential that you understand rights and obligations with respect to terminating a contract.
The government is working on legislation to reintroduce a rent relief regime for business tenants facing hardship.
This article outlines proposed changes and the steps employers should consider in responding to these proposed changes.
The newsletter links to recent media releases, reports, cases and legislation relating to residential properties.