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CU Up to Date
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 11 2018

The aim of CU UP TO DATE is to provide you with a quarterly update on what we see as the key WHS&E issues and themes of the quarter, and with ongoing

ACT Budget
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • June 15 2018

The 201819 Budget for the Australian Capital Territory was handed down by the State Government last week and there are a lot of winners, including:

A win for Aldi against shopper injured by malfunctioning entry gates
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 23 2018

The ACT Court of Appeal overturned a finding of liability on the part of Aldi for injuries sustained by a shopper when entry gates failed to open

Builders beware: owners given clarity on shoddy building work in off-the-plan apartments
  • BAL Lawyers
  • Australia
  • April 9 2018

A building dispute running for the better half of two decades between the owners of Units Plan 1917 and the developer, Koundouris Projects, appears to

Retailer successfully defends negligence claim following customer's brush with automatic entrance gates
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • April 5 2018

In a recent decision of the ACT Court of Appeal, ALDI Foods Pty Ltd (ALDI) was successful in defending a claim for negligence made by a customer who

In the Limelight: sub-standard lighting not causative of a fall
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 6 2018

The Court of Appeal overturned an ACT Magistrate's Court decision for failing to apply the correct test for establishing negligence regarding

Strict adherence to the Mental Health Act, is it necessary?
  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
  • Australia
  • November 23 2017

The Supreme Court of the ACT has determined that the defendant's failure to have the plaintiff assessed in accordance with the Mental Health Act was a

The end of Calderbank offers in the ACT?
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • May 18 2017

In Australia, the 'English rule' applies to the costs of litigation: the loser pays the winner's costs. Historically, offers of settlement known as

Don’t forget about costs: lessons for appealing costs orders
  • Hall & Wilcox
  • Australia
  • February 24 2017

The ACT Court of Appeal has declined to make a costs order in favour of a motor vehicle accident insurer after the insurer successfully appealed the

No stepladder training required: incident involved ‘simple and commonplace’ task
  • Cooper Grace Ward
  • Australia
  • November 10 2016

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory has provided guidance on the extent of an employer’s duty to employees