The limitations of a modern day bag search

Employers may inspect a mobile phone where there is an express contractual right or by reasonable and lawful direction, but the bar for that is…

Unmanned & unregulated: where are the privacy protections from drones?

The increasing use of drones raises concerns about safety, privacy and surveillance. And there is a gap between public expectation and legal reality. By JODIE…

Preparing your clients for the GDPR privacy reforms

The GDPR is an EU privacy law, but it will have extra territorial reach, Australian organisations will need to be ready for its commencement on…

Global developments in cyber security law: is Australia keeping pace?

Cyber security is a significant business and legal risk that must be taken seriously. Internationally, cyber security is becoming subject to stricter regulation. Australia’s cyber…

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: October 2015

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