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If you prepare Binding Death Benefit Nominations for clients, you must be aware of this recent tragic case

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 27 2015

If you prepare Binding Death Benefit Nominations (BDBNs) for clients, you need to take note of the decision in Munro v Munro. In that case the BDBN

A timely reminder franchisors ‘intentional recklessness’ leads to pecuniary penalties of $500,000

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 26 2015

With the recent amendment of the Franchising Code, the case of Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v South East Melbourne Cleaning Pty Ltd

Warn, or erect a barricade over stairs in a charter boat

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 19 2015

In Ellery v Sunsail (Australia) Pty Ltd 2014 QDC 285 Devereaux SC DCJ found a charter boat operator was required to warn of the risk posed by a set

Hiring employees - are the questions you ask discriminatory?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 19 2015

Nowadays, in the recruitment process, potential employees often submit online application forms that require personal information including name

Serious misconduct did it just become easier to summarily dismiss employees?

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 19 2015

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of New South Wales has demonstrated how carefully drafted employment agreements can make it easier for

No liability for being struck by boom gate

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 19 2015

The operator of a car park has not been found liable for injuries allegedly sustained by the Plaintiff when she was struck by a descending boom gate

Bullying under Fair Work Act: 12 months on

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 19 2015

In January 2014, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) began exercising its newly vested jurisdiction to make orders in relation to workplace bullying under

The High Court revisits pure economic loss: Brookfield Multiplex Limited v Owners Corporation Structure Plan 61288 2014 HCA 36

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 19 2015

In this matter the Owners of strata-titled serviced apartments in Chatswood New South Wales ("the Owners") brought proceedings against Brookfield

Wearing ice skates walking down stairs is an obvious risk

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 19 2015

In the NSW Court of Appeal decision of Liverpool Catholic Club Ltd v Moor 2014 NSWCA 394 the court had to determine if walking down a set of stairs

Dust disease claims: how to protect your company from the rise in awarded damages

  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • March 19 2015

The case of Shaw v BHP Billiton Ltd served to further consolidate the landmark decision of BHP Billiton Limited v Parker by awarding exemplary