‘Zero tolerance’: Legal Services Commissioner gets tough on sexual harassment

The Legal Services Commissioner for NSW addresses the problem of sexual harassment in the profession and how you can make a complaint.

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NSW duty and land tax surcharges to impact discretionary trusts

Trustee of a discretionary trust owning NSW residential property? What you need to do before 31 Dec to receive an exemption & refund for foreign surcharges.

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Comparing the new fault standard in Australian & UK shareholder class actions

Temporary reforms slow opportunistic shareholder class actions during COVID-19.

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Fresh insights from the Palace Letters

The Governor-General, the Chief Justice and the Palace Letters.

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Redundancy pay: Nothing ordinary about losing a contract

Full Federal Court considers redundancy payment obligations and the notoriously uncertain ‘ordinary and customary turnover of labour’ exception.  

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Don’t let cyber criminals capitalise on covid-19 chaos: tips for working from home

Straightforward tips for staying cyber safe while working from home during the pandemic.

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What does it mean to be an Aboriginal child when it comes to adoption?

Recent NSWCA decision expands the definition of ‘Aboriginal child’.

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Accountants vs lawyers?

Why it’s better to work together when it comes to succession planning & restructuring.

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Costs in the Motor Accident Injuries Scheme: Statutory benefit claims

The first in a two-part series on costs regulation in the Motor Accident Injuries Scheme.

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File notes: when to take them and when to use them

The real value of file notes in defending professional indemnity claims.

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