Insights

Insurance

Finding of negligence not just about establishing breach of duty of care

"Obvious risk" involved in walking down stairs while wearing ice skates: club's appeal upheld

Fiduciary duty determined by retainer and by nature of solicitor-client relationship: Marshall v Prescott

National Court Framework aims for procedural consistency

Offers of compromise: be careful what you promise

 

Property

Queensland District Court orders buyer to settle purchase of three lots

Converting to strata title may not amount to repudiatory conduct

Laws on foreign investment in Australian residential property may change

 

Construction

How safe is your construction work, site and plant? Checklist for the construction industry

Equitable set-off circumstances clarified in Hawes v Dean

 

Estate planning

Informal wills: do solicitors owe a duty to intended beneficiaries?

Estate planning - common myths exposed

 

Class actions

Group proceedings settlements binding on group members

 

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying - government introduces Enhancing Online Safety for Children Bill 2014

Franchising

New Franchising Code of Conduct for new year

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