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Davies Collison Cave
The Federal Court of Australia is continuing to operate during COVID-19 disruption, with hearings continuing (where practicable) using remote access technology.
Clyde & Co
In Felix v NULIS Nominees (Australia) Ltd [2020] FCA 596, Stewart J upheld a determination of the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal (Tribunal) that an Insurer's decision to decline a TPD claim
Davies Collison Cave
On 28 April 2020, Justice Nicholas handed down his decision in the case of the Commonwealth v Sanofi.
The legal blame game considers how the Ruby Princess could set sail, return, and disembark passengers with COVID-19.
Kott Gunning
The worker was awarded substantial damages from a work incident when he was startled by an alarm of a faulty gas monitor.
Davies Collison Cave
This article covers events which occurred in March 2020, including the ACCC's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Clyde & Co
A recent decision of the Federal Court has clarified the scope of an insurance brokers' duty to make reasonable enquiries to ascertain the risks posed by their client's business operations, and to...
Clyde & Co
On 24 April 2020, the High Court allowed the appeal in Moore v Scenic Tours Pty Ltd [2020] HCA 17. The Court confirmed that damages for "disappointment and distress" are available to consumers for a breach of...
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Recent contracting case, the facts, key issues & key takeaways.
Clyde & Co
On Friday, 27 March 2020, we advised of the COVID-19 changes to hearings in the Queensland Courts, Commissions & Tribunals. As the COVID-19 situation progresses, the Courts have taken...
Marque Lawyers
The High Court was correct in its application of the law regarding George Pell, but - does the law need to change?
Holman Webb
This case has large implications - it was a class action, and the plaintiff won damages for disappointment and distress.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The decision whether to grant an adjournment or a stay is to be made in the exercise of the trial judge's discretion.
Bryks Lawyers
New laws increase minimum monetary threshold for serving a statutory demand as explained here.
As each Court has different rules and time frames for appeals, you must act quickly if you receive an adverse judgment.
Gilchrist Connell
The costs order was made personally due to the liquidator's unreasonable conduct and not from the assets of the company.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
The justice system has worked effectively in finding insufficient evidence to find him guilty beyond reasonable doubt.
The fundamental principle of our criminal justice system is that the case must be proved beyond a reasonable doubt.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
In civil litigation, cost orders can be awarded at various stages of a proceeding and the wording determines the details.
Clyde & Co
In response to the evolving impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Queensland, Commonwealth Courts and Tribunals, and the High Court have implemented a range of changes to court operations.
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