Civil Law

By Caitlin Holloway

17.09.21

Lockdown Leases: A guide for commercial landlords and tenants.

As the ACT enters its sixth week in lockdown, many small business owners are feeling the impacts of lockdown hard. Important changes to the obligations of commercial landlords and tenants have recently come…

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Civil Law

By Ivy Loncar

10.09.21

Voll-Er Puts a Stop to Troll-Ers (And Media Companies)

Former Don Dale Youth Centre detainee, Dylan Voller reportedly feels a sense of ‘vindication’,[1] following the landmark High Court decision on Wednesday this week. It is likely that this feeling is not shared…

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Civil Law

By Alexis Currier

13.08.21

No jab, no play, no job today

With the ACT being placed into lockdown for the next seven days, Canberrans are all bunkering down and lining up to get tested and book in for their vaccinations. Vaccinations remain to be…

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Civil Law

By Stefan Russell-Uren

01.07.21

The Trial of Ben Roberts-Smith

Unless you live in a cocoon, you will be aware Mr Ben Roberts-Smith, a decorated member of the Special Air Services Regiment (“the SASR”), has commenced proceedings against Fairfax media for defamation. Mr…

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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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