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The Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) (LPUL)
  • William Roberts Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 16 2017

The Legal Profession Uniform Law (NSW) (LPUL), among other matters, sets out the parameters for the standard of engagement expected of law practices


Purpose, privilege and duty - surviving the break down
  • Dentons
  • Australia
  • August 16 2017

The recent decision of Sharpe v Grobbel 2017 NSWSC 1065 acts as a reminder for lawyers about their duty to claim privilege for clients even if they


Cartels in Australia
  • Allens
  • Australia, Global
  • August 7 2017

A structured guide to the cartel regime in Australia


Cartel investigations in Australia
  • Allens
  • Australia, Global
  • August 7 2017

A structured guide to cartel investigations and penalties in Australia


Where are the female patent attorneys?
  • Innofy
  • Australia, USA
  • July 28 2017

This post is a continuation of our series entitled “Where are the female patent attorneys?” - an exploration of gender imbalance in the industry in


Check your privilege: Court holds legal professional privilege mostly waived in clopidogrel damages
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • July 21 2017

Justice Nicholas in the Federal Court has handed down the latest judgment, Commonwealth of Australia v Sanofi (No 2) 2017 FCA 711, in the


The “unambiguous impropriety” exception to without prejudice privilege
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • June 28 2017

It is well established that what is commonly referred to as "without prejudice" privilege is not limited to protecting offers of settlement per se


Are “walk away” offers valid offers of compromise which will have costs consequences?
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • June 28 2017

Offers of compromise are an important tool in litigation. Aside from ensuring some form of success, or avoiding total defeat, one of the primary


The author, the publisher and the agent: A tale of privilege.
  • Davies Collison Cave
  • Australia
  • June 20 2017

In Morton v Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd 2017 FCA 187, Justice Burley of the Federal Court of Australia dismissed an interlocutory application


Overzealous advice by a solicitor leads to his conviction for contempt of court
  • List G Barristers
  • Australia
  • June 13 2017

The Prothonotary of the Supreme Court of New South Wales v Coren 2017 NSWSC 754 is a timely reminder that while a solicitor has a primary duty to