This month's feature article comes from our property team: New retail shop laws for Queensland. Also this month we bring you articles on shareholders' agreements, health and safety compliance, transport and logistics, property law, insurance and litigation.

We welcome all media enquiries and feedback about our articles, as well as any suggestions you may have for topics you would like to see covered in future editions.

Until next month,



Poor punctuation renders exclusion clause ambiguous: Zhang v Popovic

Advocate's immunity from suit confirmed in Australia: Attwells v Jackson Lalic Lawyers

Aggregation clauses in insurance policies - updated

Transport and logistics

"I hope we're under 4.8 metres…": Can an insurer rely upon an exclusion clause or condition for recklessness?

Acts of piracy among the perils of the high seas


Privileged documents prepared for the purpose of settlement negotiations: when can they be disclosed in subsequent proceedings?

Victory for shareholders as principle of market-based causation upheld in HIH Insurance Ltd

Corporate and commercial

Shareholders' agreements should address funding and rights

Employment and safety

Health and safety compliance is the personal responsibility of company officers


New retail shop laws for Queensland

Land and Property Information introduces new fee regime in New South Wales

This article has been published by Colin Biggers & Paisley for information and education purposes only and is a general summary of the topic(s) presented. This article is not specific legal or financial advice. Please seek your own legal or financial advice for any questions you may have. All information contained in this article is subject to change. Colin Biggers & Paisley cannot be held responsible for any liability whatsoever, or for any loss howsoever arising from any reliance upon the contents of this article.​

Related Articles