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Rating classifications for land – ‘farmland’ or ‘mining’

Mangoola Coal Operations Pty Ltd v Muswellbrook Shire Council [2020] NSWLEC 66 Planning & Environment Partner Jim Griffiths acted for Muswellbrook…

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Are your contract terms unfair? COVID-19, construction contracts and consumer law

Laws prohibiting unfair contract terms in small business construction contracts continue to apply to parties impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Small…

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Not so cruisy – High Court awards damages for disappointment and distress following a river cruise

A recent decision from the High Court of Australia is particularly topical due to the large number of holidays disrupted as…

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Privacy and notifiable data breaches – an update

Privacy is a legal issue but, perhaps more relevantly, privacy goes to the heart of the relationship between your business and…

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Is the electronic document you just signed legally binding

Gone are the days when parties entered into contracts on handshake terms with people they personally knew. With advancing technologies –…

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Modern slavery and the COVID-19 pandemic

Our previous articles (published on 20 September 2018, 2 April 2019 and 15 August 2019) considered the status of modern slavery…

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Changes to electronic execution and shareholder meetings during the pandemic

Amendments to the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act) by the Federal Parliament have modified requirements relating to electronic execution of documents…

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SECOND WAVE OF COVID-19 EMERGENCY LEGISLATION PASSED IN NSW

NSW Parliament has passed a second wave of emergency legislation to address the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the real…

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