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Legal road blocks to the Queensland health Ombudsman in the effective investigation of serious health care complaints
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 26 2015

An important and most recent decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland in Ali Al Moosawai v Luke Massey 2015 QSC 169 delivered 24 June 2015, has


A case for managing PI claims
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 24 2015

One of the most significant professional liability cases in Queensland in 2014 was the Queensland Court of Appeal decision in Hadgelias Holdings and


The state of play in criminal and regulatory prosecutions in the post-Barbaro world
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 23 2015

It is common practice that if a defendant to a criminal or regulatory prosecution indicates their intention to plead guilty to charges, they will


Difficult to eschew judicial review
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 23 2015

In Plaintiff S2972013 v Minister for Immigration and Boarder Protection 2015 HCA 3 (S297 2015) the High Court issued a writ of peremptory mandamus


Jail time for breach of P&E Court orders
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 29 2015

The Planning and Environment Court has recently given custodial sentences against landowners found to have breached Court orders about development


Xmas party - worker dies after diving into river - did the death arise in the course of employment?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 29 2015

In Campbell v Australian Leisure Hospitality Group Pty Ltd and Anor 2015 ICQ 016 Martin J, President, of the Queensland Industrial Court delivered


When do I get my day in court? (and other classic family law questions)
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

You have a client who has just split the sheets in an acrimonious fashion and they want to know when they get their day in Court. For property


Negotiated outcomes with the ACCC: is the High Court decision of Barbaro the end of the world as regulators and those negotiating with them know it?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 25 2015

As a result of a High Court decision, Barbaro v The Queen, courts are not required to adopt, as the appropriate sentence for admitted offences, any


Can avoiding potential litigation be considered an uncommercial transaction?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 13 2015

When a company goes into liquidation liquidators will often try to 'claw back' uncommercial transactions. The recent case of 640 Elizabeth Street Pty


Actions speak louder than words: de facto and shadow liability
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 13 2015

Directors of a company are subject to many duties, one of which is to prevent insolvent trading by their company. A person will not only be