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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


Estate litigation winning the battle but losing the war
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 29 2015

This was an appeal in relation to a family provision application (FPA). Mr Salmon, the deceased, was survived by his wife and seven children one of


Not all that glitters is golden: compulsory acquisition of land compensation
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 29 2015

Generally, each State and Territory in Australia has legislation providing for the compulsory acquisition of land. In Queensland, this is dealt with


Court mandates protection of investors
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 29 2015

The Federal Court in the case of Australian Securities and Investments Commission v ActiveSuper Pty Ltd (in liq) 2015 FCA 342 considered alleged


Insolvent trading: directors don’t always know best
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 29 2015

Directors of an insolvent company face a strict duty not to allow their company to trade whilst insolvent. Whilst there are exceptions and defences


Salmon v Osmond a recent NSW Court of Appeal case
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 29 2015

This was an appeal in relation to a family provision application (FPA). Mr Salmon, the deceased, was survived by his wife and seven children - one of