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Federal Court sets new ground rules for hearing defamation disputes

Australia - November 28 2019 The Federal Court has responded to the growth in defamation cases by creating its first practice note specifically on how it will manage future...

Luke Furness.

Hacked? Don't expect legal professional privilege to stop others using your documents, says High Court

Australia - August 14 2019 The High Court has not weakened the underlying principles of legal professional privilege in any way, but some unresolved issues mean you should seek...

Peter Feros, Amber Agustin, Andrew Sommer, Allan Blaikie, Jonathan Donald, Nicholas Mavrakis, Mark Friezer, Jonathan Slater, Philip Bisset.

But we didn’t write that! Are we at risk for third-party posts on our public social media pages?

Australia - July 11 2019 Online trolls, bullies and stirrers may give business a new headache following a recent decision of the NSW Supreme Court in Voller v Nationwide News...

Luke Furness.

When auto-complete goes wrong: High Court gives green light to defamation action for Google search results

Australia - June 21 2018 A recent High Court decision has opened the door to defamation proceedings that could affect search engine providers, as well as other businesses...

Nick Josey.

Hey, they're mine! What are accountant's liens, and what do they cover?

Australia - March 1 2018 Disputes arising from an accountant's lien regarding payments are sometimes unavoidable, but planning ahead can leave you in a stronger position, or...

Nick Josey.