Civil Law

By Stefan Russell-Uren

26.05.20

Managing Workplace Investigations

On any view, employment law can be a minefield, beset by complexity. The various rights and duties established by the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth), and the Awards made under it, are navigated…

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Civil Law

By Erin Taylor

23.03.20

Wills & Estates

It is a really uncertain time at the moment for all of us. We’re all worried about our finances, our health and those around us. I have recently fielded lots of enquiries from…

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Civil Law

By Caitlin Holloway

14.02.20

What do you do if you wind-up here?

If you are involved in the construction industry in the ACT, you will have heard about the recent collapse of one of Canberra’s “big players” in the construction game. The liquidation of this…

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Civil Law  .  Law Updates

By Alexis Currier

17.01.20

What will the changes to CTP mean for Canberrans?

With the changes to CTP Laws in the ACT expected to commence on 1 February 2020, it is integral that motorists understand what these new changes will mean for them if they are…

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News & Current Affairs  .  Civil Law

By Caitlin Holloway

18.10.19

Eastman compensation case: a precis.

 Unless you have been living under a rock, you would have heard that David Eastman, who was acquitted of the murder of Australian Federal Police assistant commissioner Colin Winchester after his retrial last…

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Civil Law

By Olivia Huntington

20.09.19

The Religious Discrimination Bill – protecting discrimination or facilitating it?

The Commonwealth Government has now released three highly anticipated draft bills, in response to the findings of its Expert Panel into Religious Freedom in its report of December 2018. This panel was called…

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Civil Law

By Stefan Russell-Uren

11.09.19

A legal look at ordinary hours and overtime allocation

Employers, and their HR managers, will be acutely aware of various penalties and loadings applied against time worked by employees – especially in industries involving the conduct of business at irregular hours. Because…

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Civil Law

By Alexis Currier

26.07.19

That’s one small step from medical negligence, and one giant leap to reputational damage

Nearly 50 years ago to the day, Neil Armstrong was the first man to land on the moon and solidify his place in the history books. However, just a few days after this…

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Civil Law

By Caitlin Holloway

27.06.19

Folau case will bring clarity to workplace laws

Most of you will have heard about the termination of Israel Folau’s $4 million contract with Rugby Australia, following Folau’s posts on social media, which proclaimed that hell waits “drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars,…

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Civil Law

By Minuri Dharmasena

31.05.19

Why an oral contract just isn’t good enough

As more small businesses turn to social media influencers to advertise their products, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (“the Tribunal”) has issued a timely reminder of the value of a good old-fashioned…

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