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6 Steps to handle construction project delays as a result of COVID-19

25 March 2020 | Construction & Infrastructure |

The impacts of the COVID-19 virus on supply chains, site shutdowns and labour shortages are already deeply affecting the construction sector.  …

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The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and your employees

24 March 2020 | COVID-19 |

The economy is being impacting by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the government measures to contain the spread. Businesses are all …

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Can a Principal be liable for Wet Weather Season costs?

20 March 2020 | Construction & Infrastructure |

Update: Click here to view this artictle as published in the Australian Construction Law Newsletter 
In the tropics, we get “the wet …

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5 points to consider before filing a development appeal in NSW.

13 March 2020 | Land & Environment Court |

If you are contemplating filing an appeal with the NSW Land and Environment Court, Grant Long has developed a useful infographic …

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5 reasons to incorporate your company in Singapore

10 February 2020 | Corporate & Commercial |

We have recently had queries from clients asking us to assist them with incorporating their companies in Singapore.
For those who are …

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What is a Constructive Dismissal?

11 December 2019 | Employment & Workplace Relations |

The case below demonstrates an employer that ignored the complaints of an employee that they are overworked to its own demise.
Ravi …

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Foreign Beneficiaries in a Discretionary Trust

10 December 2019 | Legal Developments |

Many discretionary trusts have wide pools of potential beneficiaries as to both income and capital of the trust.
Strictly speaking, the very …

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High Court Decision Threatens Booming Class Action Industry

09 December 2019 | Finance Transaction Support |

The Situation
Litigation funding (also known as legal financing or third-party litigation funding) has been a major driver of Australian class actions. …

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Does a self-representing solicitor have a fool for a client?

06 December 2019 | Dispute Resolution |

Since 1885 solicitors who represent themselves in Court have been able to recover professional costs for their time acting for themselves, …

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Nexus Lawyers Strengthen S18F Defence Precedent for Home Builders in NSW

04 December 2019 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

Good News for Builders – the Section 18F defence has been expanded
In the Supreme Court case of Strata Plan 83572 v …

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Domestic Violence and the Workplace

02 December 2019 | Employment & Workplace Relations |

Would you dismiss an employee for a single over-the-top reaction if you knew they had been a victim of domestic violence?
A …

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SOPA Over The Holidays

27 November 2019 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

The present you don’t want to get – Dealing with SOPA payment claims over the holidays.
Unfortunately, the Christmas break poses as …

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Do you have a Whistle?

26 November 2019 | Corporate & Commercial |

Time for a whistleblower policy?
Changes to the Corporations Act means that many companies will need to have a policy which outlines …

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NSW Parliament Passes Tighter Building Regulations

26 November 2019 | Civil Contractors and Construction |

The Design and Building Practitioners Bill 2019 has been read for the third time and passed on 13 November 2019 by …

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Christmas Parties and Managing the Inevitable Risks

25 November 2019 | Employment & Workplace Relations |

It’s that time again. Getting your employees together for a work Christmas party is a great way to celebrate the end …

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