Paradise Lost: Glencore loses High Court bid to extend legal professional privilege

Massive data breach leads the High Court to consider novel arguments on legal professional privilege in Glencore decision. By TALITHA FISHBURN.

The journalist, the warrant and the gatekeeper: is it time for more oversight?

In light of the recent federal police raids on journalists, BRADLEY DEAN considers whether it’s time to reassess the powers to grant search warrants.

Public servants all atwitter: High Court has its say on “free speech”

What employers and employees can learn from the much-hyped Comcare v Banerji judgment. By JACK DE FLAMINGH and DANIEL ARGYRIS.  

Tread carefully in charging for non-professional work in the administration of estates

The fees solicitors charge in estate administration are increasingly coming before courts, writes LOUISE BROWN.

The ‘relevant insurer’ in the Motor Accident Injuries Act

Want to know more about the Motor Accident Injuries Act? BELINDA CASSIDY addresses some common areas of confusion in a new series of articles.

More e-conveyancing essentials for the modern property lawyer

Get the run down on some of the essential concepts of the mandated e-conveyancing scheme. By KYE TRAN-TSAI, CLAIRE MARTIN and BENJAMIN ADAMS.

Sharing personal information to fight fraud against the Commonwealth

An examination of the Commonwealth Crimes Act counter-fraud measures, one year on. By JENNY STATHIS

Foreign trusts and duty – it’s just not cricket

Careful attention required with foreign trusts and duty. By AMANDA TULLY

NCAT Appeal Panel taps off on the Gold Opal Card case

The end of the journey for the Gold Opal Card case. By STEPHEN MCKENZIE and EVA LU.

Federal Court: September 2019

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By DAN STAR QC.