When is a complaint or inquiry a protected ‘workplace right’?

Federal Court insights on what types of complaints or inquiries are protected workplace rights under the general protections provisions.

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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.

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Mind your ethics: Tips and tricks for playing by the rules 2020

Let the Law Society’s ethics lawyers guide you through the ethical mind field of legal practice

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Honesty is the best (way to make sure you are covered under the) policy

Honesty is always the best policy. If a claim arises from a lack of honesty, professional indemnity insurance cover may be in jeopardy. By MALCOLM…

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An update on defamation damages reform

An examination of the amendments to section 35, which enacts statutory caps on awards of damages for non-economic loss.

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Purchaser surcharge duty: risk management tips for solicitors

With Revenue NSW audits on the rise, we set out the extra precautions you should consider when acting for ‘foreign persons’ in real property transactions.

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GoFundMe: The gift that keeps on giving?

A closer look at the complex legal issues raised by crowdfunding platforms such as GoFundMe.

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Rights of injured workers expanded: knee replacements no longer subject to time limits

The Workers Compensation Commission ruled a knee replacement is an ‘artificial aid’ for the purposes of the exceptions within s 59A of the Workers Compensation…

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