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High Court Refuses to consider an employer's duty to take reasonable care in conducting workplace investigations
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • April 23 2018

Following the decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal in State of New South Wales v Paige, it became well established that an employer does


Council Expert Witness Survives Challenge
  • BAL Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 22 2018

The acceptance of expert evidence provided by a Council employee by a Commissioner of the Land and Environment Court was unsuccessfully challenged in


21st century technology in 20th century law: A practical guide to the use of electronic signatures in business transactions.
  • Barraket Stanton Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 20 2018

Does your business regularly use electronic signatures to sign documents? Make sure the right business structure is in place to ensure you have


Expert Witness Survives Challenge
  • BAL Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 19 2018

The acceptance of expert evidence by a commissioner of the Land and Environment Court was unsuccessfully challenged in a recent appeal. The appeal


Insurer on notice of potential indemnity waives compliance with duty of disclosure
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • April 19 2018

A recent decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal reminds us that contractually assumed exclusions of liability must be carefully


A new Coastal State Environmental Planning Policy for New South Wales
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • April 18 2018

State Environmental Planning Policy (Coastal Management) 2018 (the Coastal Management SEPP) commenced on 3 April 2018. A draft of the proposed SEPP


NSW Government Bulletin - 18 April 2018
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • April 18 2018

The NSW Court of Appeal handed down its decision in Obeid v Lockley 2018 NSWCA 71 last week. In its decision, the Court dismissed an appeal by Eddie


Supreme Court confirms adjudicated payments do not need to be paid immediately to insolvent companies
  • Lander & Rogers
  • Australia
  • April 17 2018

The New South Wales Supreme Court recently confirmed that an insolvent construction contractor is not able to immediately enforce its right to payment


Misfeasance in public office - a nebulous and ill defined tort
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • April 16 2018

Misfeasance in public office been described as a nebulous and ill-defined tort: "its edges are blurred, there are several gaps, and a lot of the


“Can’t get no double satisfaction”: Guarantor seeks to rely on rule against double satisfaction to reduce liability to creditor
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • April 13 2018

This week’s TGIF considers James v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd 2018 NSWCA 41 in which a guarantor unsuccessfully sought to rely on