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Rebecca Raskin v Mediterranean Olives Estate Limited (ACN 091 024 396) & ORS 2017 VSC 94
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 27 2017

In the matter of Rebecca Raskin v Mediterranean Olives Estate Limited & ORS 2017 VSC 94 the Supreme Court of Victoria decided that an expert


Requesting arbitration in a legal dispute: the importance of what you agreed
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • May 20 2015

Two recent decisions of Justice Hammerschlag in the New South Wales Supreme Court in John Holland Pty Limited v Kellogg Brown & Root Pty Ltd


Are standard form dispute resolution clauses enforceable?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • September 17 2013

A recent Victorian Supreme Court decision gives credence to the proposition that common standard form dispute resolution clauses may be unenforceable for lack of certainty.


Are standard form dispute resolution clauses enforceable?
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • August 13 2013

The decision of WTE Co-Generation v RCR Energy Pty Ltd 2013 VSC 314 is authority for the proposition that commonly appearing, standard form dispute


Australian International Arbitration Act upheld as constitutionally valid
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 11 2013

Arbitration was once a commonly used means of resolving construction disputes. It has not been for several decades in many areas. However its use for


Following the right steps: negotiating your way through a dispute resolution clause
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 11 2013

A recent Queensland Supreme Court case considered the issue of when a stay of proceedings should be granted in the context of dispute resolution


Queensland snapshot: changes to ratchet rent and compensation provisions
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • April 19 2011

The Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld) has recently been amended by the Criminal Code and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011 (Qld), which came into effect on 4 April 2011.


What is in a name? Unconscionability by silence
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • March 17 2011

Dispute Resolution Partner, Tom Griffith reviews a recent decision of the Supreme Court of Victoria (Horesh v Sephardi Association of Victoria & Ors) concerning the naming rights to a synagogue in Melbourne.


Safe Work Australia releases workers’ comp comparison report
  • Piper Alderman
  • New Zealand, Australia
  • December 2 2010

Safe Work Australia has released a comprehensive report comparing workers' compensation arrangements in all Australian jurisdictions and New Zealand.


Piper Alderman litigation prompts share register regulation reforms
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • July 29 2010

The Federal Government has recently announced reforms to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) which are designed to neutralise the effect of the decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia in AXA Asia Pacific Holdings Ltd v Direct Share Purchasing Corp Pty Ltd.