The Constitutional limits of NCAT’s jurisdiction

Clients need to be advised of the Constitutional limits of NCAT’s jurisdiction so that alternative remedial avenues may be pursued. By RICHARD MCCULLAGH.

Powers of Attorney – an ‘enduring’ source of liability for solicitors

A discussion of Reilly v Reilly [2017] NSWSC 1419 and restrictions on Powers of Attorney imposed by the general law. By GREG COUSTON and TONY…

Five steps to effective delegation

Why effective delegation could be the best thing for you and your practice, and tips on implementing an effective delegation process. By Glenda Carry.

Protecting your clients from stalking & abuse in the digital age

Technology-facilitated stalking and abuse is a very real problem and so too is the harm it causes. HELEN CAMPBELL examines the remedies now available.

Constitutional aspects of the NSW costs assessment system

MICHELLE CASTLE considers the question of whether a NSW costs assessor can determine matters between residents of different states and the Constitutional issues at play.

Watch your inbox! Online Court has arrived

Online Court has its advantages but solicitors must keep on top of their emails to avoid the risks of costs orders and dismissal of proceedings….

Managing our scarce water resources: developments in the Murray-Darling

Analysis of the latest legal and policy developments in the Murray-Darling Basin ahead of the much anticipated Royal Commission report. By EMMA CARMODY.

Accounting for the ‘wholesale plundering’ of a business

High Court confirms knowing participant in a breach of fiduciary duty is liable to account for any benefit gained as a result. By KATE BOYD.

Under pressure: the link between risk and stress

It is important to recognise the close relationship between stress and the increased risk of a professional negligence claim. By CANDICE PERRIMAN.

Total and permanent disability claims: NSWSC confirms insurers’ responsibilities

Supreme Court considers insurers’ duties to act reasonably and with utmost good faith as well as the bases for court intervention. By JEREMY HARRISON.