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Trends in Australian class actions

23-10-14 | The recent spike in the number of class actions filed in Australia has sparked debate about how these actions and their funding should be regulated.

Community campaigns demand consultation

20-10-14 | The importance of mining and exploration licence conditions requiring community consultation by resource companies has been underscored by the cancellation of mining and petroleum leases in NSW by the Resources and Energy Minister following a concerted high profile campaign against coal-seam gas projects.

Winners of 2014 Australian Growth Company Awards announced

17-10-14 | The winners of the 2014 Australian Growth Company Awards were announced at a cocktail event at the Westin Hotel in Sydney last night.

Spoilt for choice on employment law claims

14-10-14 | The wide range of potential employment law claims is making it difficult for managers to operate their workplaces in a way that minimises legal risk.

High Court landmark decision: does a builder owe a duty of care to subsequent owners?

09-10-14 | In a landmark judgment delivered yesterday, the High Court of Australia unanimously held that Brookfield Multiplex Ltd, the builder of serviced apartments, was not liable to The Owners of Strata Plan No 61288, a subsequent owner, for the cost of fixing alleged defects in the common property of the apartments.