Riding the wave of change

The legal profession has experienced a lot of ups and downs since the outbreak of COVID-19. It’s a mixture of camaraderie and concern as the…

All out to sea

Many of the most severe restrictions imposed in the COVID-19 pandemic relate to overseas arrivals and border control. Currently, the most fatal cluster of cases…

Cruising through the Coronavirus: a journey through international law

With cruise ships in international limbo around the world, our expert investigates the tension between States’ rights and the humanitarian needs of passengers and crew.

COVID-19: Employment law responds

A helpful guide to the Federal Government’s ‘economic lifeline’, the JobKeeper program.  

The courts and the pandemic: the role and limits of technology

NSW courts have readily embraced technology to continue to deliver justice. However, even in a pandemic, there will be limits to the use of technology.

Could the ‘Great Writ’ lie to release prisoners at risk from COVID-19?

With prisoners at greater risk than the general population from COVID-19, habeas corpus is considered as a remedy for the release of vulnerable prisoners.

Parenting during a pandemic: best interests of the child remain paramount

With COVID-19 adding an extra complication to the lives of many families, how are families to approach their family law issues during this time ?

Elder law & succession: May 2020

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

Police state or safety net? How NSW entered a sinister ‘new normal’

Never before have Australians seen laws that limit freedom and civil liberties to the extent the new COVID-19 social distancing measures do. The restrictions have…