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Accident scene presence and duty of care clarified in King v Philcox 2015 HCA 19
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • June 22 2015

On 10 June 2015, the High Court handed down a significant decision in King v Philcox 2015 HCA 19 clarifying the requirements of section 53 of the


Shipping conferences - the end of the line?
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 27 2015

The Competition Policy Review Panel's ("the Review Panel") Final Report has effectively ignored the submissions of the Australian Peak Shippers


The case of the sugar in the concrete
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 27 2015

A "bizarre discovery" at a concrete processing plant showed that a batch of aggregate had been contaminated with water and sugar during its shipping


"Damage" in contract works and general liability policies
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

Project specific insurance packages may include cover for "Property Damage", which will often be defined to mean either "physical damage" or "loss of


Four tips to avoid disputes over standards and specifications
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 26 2015

Disputes involving standards and specifications are common in the construction industry. A major area of uncertainty and, therefore, dispute is the


Queensland's new environmental offsets framework: where does local government stand?
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 25 2015

The environmental offsets framework provided for in the Environmental Offsets Act 2014 (Act) and the Environmental Offsets Regulation 2014


Landlord unsuccessful in challenging independent rental valuation of commercial premises - 122 Pitt Street v Universal 1919
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 22 2015

In the recent case of 122 Pitt Street v Universal 1919, the landlord unsuccessfully challenged the rental value determination of an independent valuer


Your trading terms and policies can help you avoid debt recovery headaches
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 22 2015

Seeking director's guarantees, following your credit policies and including recovery costs, interest clauses, general security and retention of title


Importance of training your staff in your workplace policies
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 22 2015

Employers who are faced with unfair dismissal complaints or other litigation are in a better position to defend themselves if they can demonstrate


Airbnb - legal aspects of providing short-term rental accommodation
  • CBP Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 22 2015

While Airbnb and other home sharing platforms are becoming increasingly popular, those planning to rent out their homes to short term tenants should