A Statement of Wishes is not legally binding, rather it is an informal and private document that accompanies your Will.
A "Work Capacity Decision" is a decision made by an insurer determining an injured person's entitlement to compensation.
Title insurance is taken out before settlement and provides you with protection for as long as you own the property.
The new rules came into effect on 13 August 2021 and will only apply temporarily, until they expire on 1 April 2022.
The issue of whether an employer can force you to have a COVID-19 vaccine is not yet resolved and is likely to evolve.
New draft legislation proposes to amend the ACL and the ASIC Act in relation to the unfair contract terms regime.
Under NSW law, an employer is required to notify the workers compensation insurer of a workplace injury within 48 hours.
If money is owed to you by a company, you are a creditor, and available options can recover some, if not all the debt.
The NSW Government has enacted new laws that put an end to blanket bans on animals in NSW strata properties.
Discrimination takes many forms. When we think about "age discrimination", discrimination against "older" workers is generally the first thing that comes to our mind.
Erin Lynch, Employment Partner at Vincent Young Lawyers recently presented a webinar on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace...
Davies Collison Cave
On 8 June 2021, the Federal Court considered the factors to be taken into account when determining the existence of an implied software licence: QAD Inc v Shepparton Partners Collective Operations Pty Ltd  FCA 615.
Links to media releases, reports, cases and law relating to superannuation, funds management and financial services.
McCarthy Durie Lawyers
An extension of time for the commencement of demolition works by the property owner was granted by QPEC.
A court would consider if a custodial sentence could weigh more heavily on the offender because of the mental illness.
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
Employers need to ensure that employees working from home should follow appropriate protocols to verify instructions.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
NSW recently proposed changes to the planning rules for wind and solar projects on the outskirts of regional cities.
Effective from 1 March 2021, the operation of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 1999 (NSW) has been expanded due to an amendment made to the Building...
Cooper Grace Ward
Horseplay and jokes with a double meaning are not immune from being characterised as sexual harassment in the workplace.
Davies Collison Cave
Michael Caine, a Principal of Davies Collison Cave Pty Ltd, has spent many years studying various aspects of Article 4 of the Paris Convention, either as convenor of the IPTA, ...