The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: August 2018

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.

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…

The latest from the High Court: October 2017

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By ANDREW YUILE.

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: July 2017

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.

The nuts and bolts of the new NSW CTP scheme

The Motor Accident Injuries Act 2017 (NSW), which commenced on 1 December 2017, will only apply to motor accidents occuring after its commencement. By TIM…

The National Disability Insurance Scheme: advice on compensation recovery

The roll out of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will see an increasing need for lawyers to be familiar with the scheme. By BILL…

Limitation periods for child abuse actions retrospectively abolished

Limitation periods for personal injuries damages claims arising from child abuse have been retrospectively abolished. By KERRY SMITH and ABIGAIL TILSBURY.

The latest from the High Court: February 2015

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By THOMAS HURLEY.