Insurance

Fire hazard associated with installation of non-compliant external cladding on high-rise buildings
Client lunch comes back to bite - solicitor found liable for $2.3 million for negligent advice in Abu-Mahmoud v Consolidated Lawyers
Production of insurance policies
Cleaner who trips over box at school premises unsuccessful in liability insurance and workplace law claims - Drew v State of NSW

Commercial and corporate

Franchising provides great business opportunities, but do your homework before you sign up to be a franchisee
Lean and green: energy efficiency opportunities for agribusiness and regional areas

Property

Selling a house does not amount to engaging in trade or commerce
Five year lease of shop premises found to be valid and enforceable despite being unregistered

Commercial litigation and dispute resolution

Real Property List: the NSW Supreme Court's response to the property boom
Expert determination clauses in contracts - are they worth it?
 

Restructuring and insolvency

Can the liquidator appointed to your customer demand the return of money your customer paid you?

Employment and safety

Unfair dismissal case shows importance of applying disciplinary procedures correctly and consistently

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