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Property: Many holiday-house lettings illegal

Family court holds conflicting views

Who counts as a parent?: Family Court holds conflicting views In two recent cases involving sperm donors, one an IVF case, the other a commercial surrogacy arrangement, the family court arrived at...

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Property: Many holiday-house lettings illegal

Work Health & Safety Update

Commonwealth Government’s Work Health & Safety model scheme NSW has signed up to the Commonwealth Government’s Work Health & Safety model scheme (“the Scheme”) which came into effect on 1...

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Property: Many holiday-house lettings illegal

LinkedIn Problems

LinkedIn Problems: Sacked for soliciting clients An employee was dismissed after advertising his private company to contacts on LinkedIn. An interior designer was employed by a national architecture...

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Property: Many holiday-house lettings illegal

Medical Negligence

Medical Negligence: Doctor’s duty to warn A doctor’s duty to warn of inherent risks of a procedure is to protect the patient from injury that is unacceptable to them. The patient in the case...

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Property: Many holiday-house lettings illegal

Exemption from land tax

Exemption from land tax: Deciding on a principal place of residence In a recent case, a parcel of land was found to be exempt from land tax where the land owner was living in a garage he had built...

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Property: Many holiday-house lettings illegal

Going Guarantor

Agreeing to be a Guarantor? A contract of guarantee arises where one person, a Guarantor, contracts with another to pay someone else’s debt or to perform some act, owed to a third by the Borrower....

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Property: Many holiday-house lettings illegal

Personal injury

Personal injury: Liability for dangerous recreational activities A court has found that if the risk in a dangerous recreational activity is obvious, a person cannot claim damages from the operator....

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Property: Many holiday-house lettings illegal

Social media: Loose tweets sink fleets

Social media: Loose tweets sink fleets Businesses need to be aware of the potential legal risks when using social media to engage with their customers. Social media is a cutting edge way for...

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