Property

Retail lease disputes: should parties access the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal or the Supreme Court?

Purchaser of Tasmanian shopping centre wins on misrepresentation

 

Insurance

Obvious risk and liability for harm - are the recent decisions eroding personal responsibility?

Council liable in negligence for harm caused to cyclist by failure to warn of repairs to road

 

Workplace relations

Union right of entry to workplaces: employers should know their rights

 

Litigation

Costs incurred in legal proceedings in Victoria and NSW must be proportionate to the matter and sums in dispute

 

Product liability

Supplier beware: tips and traps for Australian suppliers of goods manufactured by others

 

Restructuring and insolvency

Statutory demands - Federal Court decision could have widespread ramifications

 

Information technology

Directors and officers of companies should be aware of cyber security risks

 

Government

Engaging with local government about your development proposal

 

Construction

Calling on security under the Queensland Building and Construction Commission Act 1991 (Qld)

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