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Not my job! How important is it to identify the person who caused the breach of a NSW EPA licence?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 27 2017

A recent NSW Court decision provides a reminder of how broad an EPA licence holder's responsibility is, but it also held that the EPA must identify


NSW Environmental Impact Assessment process shake-up
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 27 2016

Submissions to the first phase of the EIA Improvement Project are due by 27 November 2016. As part of its EIA Improvement Project, the NSW Government


NSW Government agencies need to get ready for compulsory land acquisition reforms
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 19 2016

NSW Government agencies will need to review and change their compulsory land acquisition processes and get ready for longer time-frames with the


Strata law changes to promote redevelopment and collective sale opportunities in NSW - are you ready to seize the opportunity?
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • September 29 2016

Strategic planning is needed for any strata renewal proposal and strata renewal plan. Since strata laws were first introduced in NSW some 50 years ago


Fatal blow or flesh wound? Court dismisses challenge to NSW Government's forced Council amalgamations
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 4 2016

The decision casts significant doubt on the likely success of the pending challenges to the council amalgamation process brought by other councils


Verification of identity in NSW - full compliance now required
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • August 4 2016

From 1 August 2016, full compliance is required with the NSW new identity verification rules in conveyancing transactions. The NSW Land and Property


The three OH&S Cs: consult, co-operate and co-ordinate with other duty-holders
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 13 2010

Contractors' and other employers' approach to the provision of a safe workplace cannot be implemented in isolation from the context of their work environment


Legal professional privilege and OHS
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 31 2009

In the recent case of Nicholson v Waco Kwikform Limited (the Kwikform case) the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (NSWIRC) found that Kwikform’s incident investigation report was protected by legal professional privilege and was therefore inadmissible as evidence in Court


Legal privilege following critical OHS incidents
  • Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Australia
  • October 19 2009

A recent NSW Case, Inspector Anthony Nicholson (WorkCover Authority of NSW) v Waco Kwikform Ltd1 (‘the Waco case’), has again highlighted the importance of legal professional privilege (also known as client legal privilege) in the OHS setting


Mike Rebeiro
  • Norton Rose Fulbright