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Legal professional privilege: lessons learned for multi-jurisdictional or multi-disciplinary matters

Australia - May 6 2022 The ATO’s appetite for challenging claims of legal professional privilege (LPP) has been highlighted by a recent Federal Court of Australia decision…

Richard Flitcroft, Tegan Harrington, Katrina Sleiman

TGIF 30 July 2021 - Supreme Court of Queensland decides contracts of sale are not compellable ‘financial records’

Australia - July 30 2021 This week’s TGIF considers a recent case where the Supreme Court of Queensland rejected a director’s application to access an executory contract of…

Estelle Blewett, Michael Catchpoole, Cameron Cheetham, Matthew Critchley, Michelle Dean, Sam Delaney, Craig Ensor, Felicity Healy, Michael Kimmins, Rachael King, James Lucek-Rowley, Grant Mason, Alicia Salvo, Mark Wilks

TGIF 23 July 2021 - Where the bloody hell are you? Some guidance on ‘carrying on business in Australia’

Australia - July 23 2021 This week’s TGIF looks at the decision of the Federal Court of Australia in Donoghue v Russells (A Firm) [2021] FCA 798 in which Mr Donoghue appealed…

Estelle Blewett, Michael Catchpoole, Cameron Cheetham, Matthew Critchley, Michelle Dean, Sam Delaney, Craig Ensor, Felicity Healy, Michael Kimmins, Rachael King, James Lucek-Rowley, Grant Mason, Alicia Salvo, Mark Wilks

TGIF 02 July 2021 - Liquidator’s victory lap: Court refuses to dismiss examination summons issued to son of Bob Jane

Australia - July 2 2021 This week’s TGIF considers a recent decision where a party summonsed under section 596B of the Corporations Act failed to convince the Full Federal…

Estelle Blewett, Michael Catchpoole, Cameron Cheetham, Matthew Critchley, Michelle Dean, Sam Delaney, Craig Ensor, Felicity Healy, Michael Kimmins, Rachael King, James Lucek-Rowley, Grant Mason, Alicia Salvo, Mark Wilks

TGIF 9 April 2021 - Balancing Act: private examination allowed due to pending criminal proceedings

Australia - April 9 2021 Public Examinations under the Corporations Act may be held in private where ‘special circumstances’ can be shown. Ongoing or pending criminal…

Estelle Blewett, Michael Catchpoole, Cameron Cheetham, Matthew Critchley, Michelle Dean, Sam Delaney, Craig Ensor, Felicity Healy, Michael Kimmins, Rachael King, James Lucek-Rowley, Alicia Salvo, Mark Wilks