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Precedent only a possibility for Melbourne man suing Google for defamation
The case hinges on the search engine's results, which linked Michael to convicted felons from Melbourne's underworld.
Australia
2 Jul 2018
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Compulsory acquisition of land by NSW government stopped in its tracks in landmark legal battle. Tell them they are dreaming! How will this apply in WA?
Article discusses the first Australian case where an entire compulsory acquisition attempt has been overturned.
Australia
22 May 2018
3
A dummies guide to voluntary assumption of risk
Costs of individual risk taking are high notwithstanding laws limiting liability where the injured takes an obvious risk.
Australia
6 Dec 2017
4
District Court conflict on jurisdiction of Magistrates Court in WA building cases
These judgments have thrown the law concerning the Magistrates Court's jurisdiction in WA building cases into confusion.
Australia
23 Jun 2017
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HHG Construction Law Series Part 16: Challenging Adjudications: The new era begins again
The legal question is whether an adjudicator's determination can be challenged without showing jurisdictional error.
Australia
26 May 2017
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The no adverse costs order proposal: Access to justice for small business or an impractical utopian ideal?
This new Bill ostensibly supports small businesses to stand up against anti-competitive behaviour of multinationals.
Australia
16 May 2017
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Can builders be liable for damages for home owners loss of enjoyment of home? - Builders beware, Owners take note
Australia seems to be lagging behind the UK in awarding damages for loss of amenity to owners of defectively built homes.
Australia
10 Apr 2017
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Metadata in civil litigation: an Australian perspective
The TIAA permits access to retained data by certain agencies to assist in national security and criminal investigations.
Australia
3 Mar 2017
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HHG Construction Law Series Part 14: Challenging adjudications in WA - the new era ends before it begins, for now
The security of payment provisions in WA limit the courts' power to review and overturn adjudicators' determinations.
Australia
3 Mar 2017
10
Metadata in civil and commercial litigation
These amendments propose to permit access to retained data in national security and serious criminal investigations.
Australia
24 Jan 2017
11
HHG Construction Law Series Part 13: Adjudication update
The WA Supreme Court once again offered guidance to adjudicators on the proper way to decide construction pay disputes.
Australia
20 Jan 2017
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Shaming the defamer: The real life legal consequences of online defamation
He was held accountable for his online actions as a 'keyboard warrior' with record damages for defamatory internet posts.
Australia
14 Oct 2016
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HHG Construction Law Series Part 9: High Court to clarify adjudication issues
Can a court overturn an adjudicator's determination of a construction payment dispute without any jurisdictional error?
Australia
19 Aug 2016
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HHG Construction Law series: Part Four: Timing issues in adjudications, contractors beware
Rapid adjudication of payment disputes under a building contract can literally save a construction contractor's business.
Australia
6 Jul 2016
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Timing issues in adjudications: Contractors beware
Rapid adjudication of payment disputes, if a dispute exists, could literally save a construction contractor's business.
Australia
14 Jun 2016
16
What to include in a shareholders agreement
The article highlights key clauses in any shareholders' agreement and emphasises the benefit of having such an agreement.
Australia
10 Jun 2016
17
February E-Check™ Checklist: What is the difference between a migration agent and an immigration lawyer in Australia?
Both RMAs and RMA lawyers must keep client affairs confidential, but lawyers may also claim privilege for their clients.
Australia
9 Mar 2016
18
To adjudicate or not to adjudicate: Tips for resolving construction pay disputes
Adjudication of pay disputes under construction contracts has the advantage of being relatively quick and cost effective.
Australia
15 Jun 2015
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How do you pursue a debt?
The most common ways to pursue a debt are via court proceedings, a statutory demand or via specialist adjudication.
Australia
 
20 May 2015
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Defamation and online reviews
It is important for any keyboard warriors to be mindful of the comments they publish online about certain businesses.
Australia
1 May 2015
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