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Industry beware: New framework for clawing back proceeds of environmental crime in NSW
  • Johnson Winter & Slattery
  • Australia
  • September 20 2018

The NSW EPA has recently announced a new framework which can be used to force environmental offenders to pay back any profits which they have made due


DNP v NSW Trustee and Guardian
  • MinterEllison
  • Australia
  • September 20 2018

Ms X had been a permanent resident in an aged care facility since February 2016, incurring $132,099.35 in monthly fees during this


Modern slavery laws - Impacts for the NSW Government
  • Holding Redlich
  • Australia
  • September 20 2018

New South Wales is the first jurisdiction to enact modern slavery legislation in Australia, with the Modern Slavery Act 2018 (NSW) (NSW Act) passing


Broadribb v Medical Council of New South Wales
  • MinterEllison
  • Australia
  • September 20 2018

On 3 March 2015, the applicant made a complaint to the Medical Council of New South Wales (Council). Ultimately, the Council's


Negligence claim succeeds after expiration of limitation period
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 19 2018

A solicitor from the New South Wales South Coast has been ordered to pay damages for failing to advise an elderly client to lodge a caveat on a


Baiting buyers: The risks of underquoting in the ACT
  • BAL Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 13 2018

You’d be hard pressed to find a real estate agent who is unfamiliar with the term ‘underquoting’. Indeed the practice of underquoting has become a


NSW EPA plans to recover proceeds from environmental crime
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 13 2018

Environmental offenders in NSW will no longer gain an economic advantage by not complying with environmental legislation. The NSW Government has


Building cladding - latest developments in Victoria, NSW, and Queensland
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 13 2018

Several States have started taking action to address the widespread use of flammable building cladding in high-rise constructions following widely


Decisions, Decisions, Decisions: General Principles for insurers when deciding TPD claims
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 11 2018

An insurer breached its duty to a person claiming a TPD benefit when it declined the claim on two separate occasions. This decision highlights


NSW land tax: property developer liable for land tax under property development agreement
  • Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills Pty Ltd
  • Australia
  • September 11 2018

In NSW, a lessee of NSW land owned by the Crown is deemed to be the owner of that parcel of land and is therefore liable to land tax. In contrast, a