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Big Law Jun 19 2022 ByAndrew Lumsden, Clare Corke, Alexandra Feros and James MorleyWhen does your deed become binding?

Recent legislative updates give rise to questions as to when documents have actually been signed, sealed and delivered, ...

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The Bar Jun 06 2022 ByAdrian SuljanovicStrip searches in children’s detention centres to end in Tasmania

The Tasmanian government has passed laws that will end routine strip searches of children in Tasmanian jails. ...

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Big Law Jun 02 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyWA to join Legal Profession Uniform Law scheme from July

West Australian Attorney-General John Quigley has confirmed that the state will officially join the Legal Profession Uni...

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Politics Jun 01 2022 BySimon LevettCalls to give teeth to modern slavery legislation

There are 40.3 million people worldwide who are experiencing modern slavery. Up to 15,000 people are estimated to be in ...

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Big Law May 26 2022 ByShandel McAuliffeIs it time for Australia to legislate on menstrual leave?

With Spain passing draft law reform that heralds the introduction of paid menstrual leave, the question arises: should A...

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Big Law May 24 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy“Litigation funders and plaintiff law firms will be pleased with the...

“Litigation funders and plaintiff law firms will be pleased with the election result. Corporate defendants and their i...

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Big Law May 16 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy‘Historic and important reform’ sets up e-conveyancing for success

The NSW Parliament has passed “vital” e-conveyancing reforms, which will bolster competition and purport to deliver ...

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Big Law May 12 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyClass actions, climate and regulation front of mind for insurers

While positive growth is predicted in the insurance space this year, the issues that defined 2021 remain prominent in 20...

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Big Law May 11 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyLessons for lawyers from ‘Australian first’ cyber case

Last week, the Federal Court handed down judgment in proceedings brought by the corporate regulator against a financial ...

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Big Law May 10 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyQld to criminalise coercive control

The Palaszczuk government has unveiled a “historic overhaul of laws and practices” to better protect Queensland wome...

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