Compensation for the resumption of rural land

With major infrastructure development in rural areas, lawyers should be knowledgeable of the Just Terms Act and what is compensable for resumption of land.

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Land and Environment Court update

The latest decisions from the Land & Environment Court involving jurisdictional preconditions, interpretation of savings provision and compulsory acquisitions.

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‘Hot law’: Law Society briefing paper identifies trends in climate change litigation

The Law Society of NSW Briefing Paper brings you up to speed with the latest trends, cases and future direction of climate change litigation.

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Climate of Change in the Courtrooms

An expert analysis of recent cases in climate change litigation and what we can expect in 2022.

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Land and Environment Court: 2021 in review

The past year has seen many interesting developments across the various classes of jurisdiction of the Land and Environment Court.

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Compensation for land acquisition on a ‘reinstatement’ basis

Some dispossessed owners of land in NSW can now seek compensation for land acquisition on the basis of ‘reinstatement’.

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Directors’ duties and the risky business of greenwashing

Hutley and Hartford Davis share some of the practical steps directors can take to reduce the likelihood of liability arising from net zero climate change…

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Native title: protecting culturally significant sites from development

The Torres Strait success story offering hope for culturally significant sites at risk from development.

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The Montara oil spill class action – ‘The obvious cannot be ignored’

Lay observers and expert witnesses face off in the Montara oil spill class action.

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Decision making in uncertain times: pandemics, planning and climate change

How the pandemic might inform our response to climate change.

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