The Rest climate case settlement: a precedent by any other name?

The climate change settlement raising the bar for Australian corporate risk management.

Purchaser surcharge duty: risk management tips for solicitors

With Revenue NSW audits on the rise, we set out the extra precautions you should consider when acting for ‘foreign persons’ in real property transactions.

Remote staff supervision: Managing the risks

Now is a good time to review how successful working from home arrangements are and to identify potential areas of risk.

File notes: when to take them and when to use them

The real value of file notes in defending professional indemnity claims.

Company directors personally liable for GST

Advising companies on the new personal GST liability applying to company directors.

Getting the message across: clients, clarity and communication

Clear and effective communication is key in minimising the likelihood of a professional negligence claim.

Land Tax Certificates and termination of contracts for sale of land

The importance of settlement dates for land tax certificates.

Solicitor consultants: Have you considered your insurance cover?

If you are a consultant to a law practice, for insurance purposes the critical question is whether you are an employee or an independent contractor.

Risky business: super case heats up climate debate

ILONA MILLAR & SHARONA COUTTS examine how regulators, corporations and individuals are starting to see climate change as a matter of financial risk management.

Expert reports and evidence – the dangers of non-compliance

Two recent decisions highlight the problems that can occur in expert reports or evidence and the attendant risks. By JENNIFER O’BRIEN