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

Mind your ethics: Tips and tricks for playing by the rules from the Law Society’s ethics lawyers.

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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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Defamation reforms: Much Ado About Not Much

An opinion piece on the contentious New South Wales defamation reforms.

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Setting up an Incorporated Legal Practice under the Uniform Law in NSW

Considering setting up an Incorporated Legal Practice? Tips to avoid pitfalls that can adversely impact your professional responsibilities, set up costs & start dates.

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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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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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