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The Codelfa controversy continues admissibility of evidence of surrounding circumstances in the construction of contracts

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 18 2014

Since our most recent update on this issue (reported here), the question of whether evidence of surrounding circumstances is admissible for the

Recovering unauthorised or mistaken payments

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 12 2014

In September 2014, the New South Wales Court of Appeal delivered its decision in Russell Gould Pty Ltd v Ramangkura 2014 NSWCA 310. A copy of the

Implied terms in employment contracts

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 10 2014

For years Australian courts and tribunals have tangoed with and side-stepped around the sticky issue of whether Australian law recognises an implied

High Court resolves section 54 controversy

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 10 2014

In a landmark decision handed down this morning, the High Court has taken an expansive approach to the scope of section 54 of the Insurance Contracts

Will challenges - challenging times ahead

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 3 2014

Will challenges, or testator family maintenance claims, have been one of the most hotly debated areas in Victorian succession planning law in recent

Work health and safety news - 2 September, 2014

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 2 2014

The model Work Health and Safety Act (Model Act) has been in effect in a number of jurisdictions since 2012 (with a slightly

ATO guidelines on professional practice structures

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • September 1 2014

In a welcome move, the ATO has released practical guidelines on how it will assess the risk of professional practices, such as accounting and legal

10 year limitation period for all building actions

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • August 21 2014

On 6 August 2014, the Victorian Court of Appeal (Redlich, Whelan and Santamaria JJA) handed down its decision in Brirek Industries Pty Ltd v McKenzie

The meerkat market - it’s all cute and cuddly to some, false and misleading to others

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • August 15 2014

After being issued with an ACCC infringement notice for an alleged false or misleading representation in its health insurance advertising, Compare

VCAT provides guidance on cultural heritage management plans

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • August 6 2014

VCAT has made a decision about cultural heritage management plans which provides guidance about how they should be prepared to ensure that they are