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Supreme Court of Victoria confirms requirements for a "method for resolving disputes" under the Victorian Security of Payment Act
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 20 2015

On Tuesday the Supreme Court of Victoria handed down its decision in SSC Plenty Road v Construction Engineering (Aust) & Anor 2015 VSC 631 which


Two decisions that fundamentally change employment law in Australia
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • January 20 2015

2014 was not a year for legislative reform in employment law, but it was a very big year for case law. In fact, if you remember only two things that


Think before you link - defamation and hyperlinking
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 22 2014

Although hyperlinks are a useful tool by which online publishers can generate exposure of their own material, they may also subject publishers to the


Facebook and employee privacy - how far can an employer delve into an employee's social media posts?
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 10 2016

Last week, in Jurecek v Director, Transport Safety Victoria 2016 VSC 285, the Victorian Supreme Court considered difficult issues when dealing with


Brookfield Multiplex High Court decision: no duty of care owed by builders to developers
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • October 9 2014

In significant news for the construction industry, the High Court yesterday unanimously allowed Brookfield Multiplex Ltd's (Brookfield) appeal


High Court rules that the implied term of trust and confidence is not part of Australian law
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • September 10 2014

This week, the High Court handed down its decision in Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Barker 2014 HCA 32 unanimously ruling that the implied


Don’t be a SOP abuser get your evidence right the first time
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 12 2014

In its decision of Ku-Ring-Gai Council v Ichor Constructions, the Supreme Court of NSW restrained a claimant from making a second adjudication


HR&IR Wellness Update - October 2016
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • October 10 2016

Over the last few months we have seen an increasing number of workers (eg, employees) being prosecuted under WHS laws across Australia, with a number


The new exclusive club of patent enforcement
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • November 8 2016

In a relatively recent flurry of decisions, the Federal Court examined a variety of agreements purporting to give exclusive rights to various


Refusal of application for adjournment - no consideration of proof of quantum
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • May 4 2016

An applicant bears the evidentiary burden of proving the quantum of its claim even where a defendant fails to demonstrate a defence, or an arguable