Law Society advocacy: July 2014

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.

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The latest from the Federal Court: July 2014

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By THOMAS HURLEY.

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The latest from the High Court: July 2014

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By THOMAS HURLEY.

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Wills and estates: July 2014

Reporting and analysisof the latest judgments and news in wills & estates and elder law. By DARRYL BROWNE.

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Family law: July 2014

Reporting and analysis of recent family law decisions. By ROBERT GLADE-WRIGHT.

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Family law: July 2014 additional cases

Reporting and analysis of recent family law decisions. By SHERIKA PONNIAH.

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Prospects of success: the dangers of overstating

Lawyers should not advise that a client has good prospects of success in litigation without considering the measure of damages if the client succeeds. By…

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Boats, people and policies: the legal issues facing asylum seekers

Australia is the only country to assess refugee protection based on mode of arrival. The past nine months has seen at least seven significant legislative…

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Home building amendments: what you need to know

The Home Building Amendment Act 2014 makes substantial changes to some parts of the Home Building Act 1989. By DANIEL RUSSELL and KATHERINE FLYNN.

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Commenced: Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010

The difficulties in conducting litigation across the Tasman Sea have been significantly diminished by the introduction of new federal legislation. On 11 October 2013, the Trans-Tasman…

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