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QCAT Series - My client has lost capacity. What can I do?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 11 2017

Your client must have capacity to give you valid instructions or to enter into a contract for your services. A contract entered into with a client


Small Business CGT Concessions - Statute Barred Debts - Maximum Net Asset Value Test
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • January 11 2017

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has increased compliance and audit activity in respect of entities seeking to access the capital gains tax


Psychiatric injury to police officer - failure to debrief or counsel - not negligent
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 16 2016

In State of New South Wales v Briggs1 a Police Officer (the worker) alleged he sustained psychiatric injuries over a period of time from 2003 to


Court of Appeal Paves the Way for Increased Claims for Gratuitous Care
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • December 7 2016

On 6 December 2016 the Queensland Court of Appeal handed down its much anticipated judgment in the decision of AAI Limited v McQuitty


What is a “reasonable” request for information under section 279 of the WCRA?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 29 2016

The Queensland Court of Appeal has upheld a narrow view in relation to the scope of information required to be provided under section 279(1) of the


Can a Worker seek Damages for "Rejected" Injuries?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 24 2016

The Industrial Court of Queensland finds that Workers are not entitled to a "second bite of the cherry". On 24 November 2016, in Connor v Queensland


Drink Driving vs Unsafe Overtaking - a decider of liability
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 22 2016

The case of Smith v Randall illustrates that in cases where there are multiple factors contributing to a motor vehicle accident, the court will


Another Warning on Estate Litigation Costs
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 17 2016

A common misconception about estate litigation is that the estate will meet all the costs. “Have a go because the costs will be paid by the estate”


BCIPA update: natural justice bites again!
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 15 2016

The Supreme Court of Queensland has just handed down its decision in the matter of Ostwald Bros Pty Ltd v Jaylon Pacific Pty Ltd & Ors 2016 QSC 240


QCAT update: Unit owners left high but not dry
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 15 2016

In Body Corporate for HQ Apartments CTS 39869 v Queensland Building and Construction Commission (QBCC) 2015 QCAT 115, the Queensland Civil and