Insurance

User's guide to the Civil Liability Act

Rule 31.10 amended to require disclosure of surveillance footage before commencement of a hearing

Recent developments in litigation funding in Australia and the UK

Can a statement of what the plaintiff would have done if the defendant had not been negligent be admissible in re-examination?

 

Construction

Building Information Modelling – a new phase for the construction industry in Australia

Hang on to your stuff, the PPS is coming

 

Insolvency

Creditor's right to an injunction or damages under section 1324 of the Corporations Act

Speculation about insolvent trading not enough to terminate a DOCA

 

Planning and environment

Bank guarantees or bonds not required for voluntary planning agreements

 

Property

Option to renew clause in a lease needs to be well drafted

 

Education

Minimising risks to students on ski excursions

 

Commercial

New year, new laws that affect you and your business

 

Asbestos litigation

Six hour asbestos exposure results in record damages

 

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