The taking of security for costs should be approached carefully, if at all, with attention to the equitable, legal and statutory duties. By MICHELLE CASTLE…
Death is not necessarily tax-free. Always consult with clients’ accountants and financial planners when making their will. By JIM MAIN.
Continuing education can help you keep afloat in an ocean of technology change.
It is important that legal practitioners have some understanding of metadata in order to safeguard a client’s confidential and privileged information. By HELEN BROWNE.
The Law Reform Commission’s report, Elder Abuse – A National Response, recommends safeguards to minimise risk of abuse in cases of ‘enduring appointments’. By DARRYL…
A quick guide to assessing an expert’s assessment of mental health.
With disruptors shaking up the legal market, the end of the billable hour may be in sight.
Dabbling in unfamiliar practice areas can be unfair to the client and increase risk for the practitioner. By KERRIE LALICH.
Ensure clients understand the real life impact and full scope of enduring powers of attorney. By JEN MCMILLAN.
Every succession plan has tax implications. Ensure your client gets good tax advice elsewhere if you can’t give it. By JIM MAIN.
NSW Supreme Court Justice Julie Ward passes on an important lesson for solicitors … triple check emails before sending them.