Conflict of interest – do you have a conflict check procedure system?

FRANCES MOFFITT explores a useful tool to protect against conflict of interest and personal bias.

Update on the District Court’s Commercial Jurisdiction

PATRICK WIGGINS and SEBASTIAN BRODOWSKI discuss the current status of the District Court’s commercial jurisdiction crisis.

Better business management for a sustainable practice

GLENDA CARRY discusses the importance of good business management in growing a sustainable practice.

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.

Birthing a legal lacuna: the extraction and use of sperm without consent

A personal tragedy has cast light on whether sperm can be extracted and used from an unconscious or dead person without prior written consent. By…

Commercial jurisdiction of the District Court: surprising, inconvenient, unfortunate?

The District Court’s commercial jurisdiction has been thrown into doubt by recent cases. Legislation may be introduced but it is not known when. By MICHELLE…

Avoiding contempt of court for breach of freezing orders: it’s a matter of trust

Care is needed in drafting freezing orders – and once they are made, effective procedures are needed to ensure that they are not breached. By…

The ‘poster boy’ plaintiff and contumacious, contumelious, criminal and civil contempt

A recent liability judgment by Justice Rothman of the NSW Supreme Couris a helpful example of the Court’s approach to proceedings for contempt. By TALITHA…

Who do you think they are? Identifying your client

A recent case emphasises the importance of identifying clients before witnessing their signatures on loan and associated security documents. By TONY REYNOLDS and DEBORAH MORRIS.

Unsure about Online Registry and Online Court? We’ve got your queries covered

Advances allow judicial officers and legal representatives to manage and process preliminary orders outside the court room. By THE LAW SOCIETY OF NSW LITIGATION LAW…