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Arnold Bloch Leibler accused of negligence in handling of billionaire Ken Talbot’s estate
Business of Law May 28, 2020 9:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

The widow of mining billionaire Ken Talbot has filed a negligence lawsuit against law firms Arnold Bloch Leibler and Boyd Legal for their handling of […]

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Maurice Blackburn loses appeal over bushfire class action tax bill
Appeals May 28, 2020 3:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

Maurice Blackburn has come up short in its challenge to a multimillion dollar tax bill for a record settlement payout in the Black Saturday bushfire […]

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The write way to success: Barristers’ top tips for winning written submissions
Business of Law May 26, 2020 2:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

With COVID-19 forcing courts to deal with more matters on the papers, written submissions are more important than ever and must be carefully crafted to […]

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Ex-McCabe Curwood lawyer ordered to pay legal bill after ‘incompetent’ appeal
Article May 26, 2020 4:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former solicitor with McCabe Curwood has lost his attempt to overturn an order that he pay $36,000 in costs to his former employer, after […]

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How to keep your client relationships going during COVID-19
Expert Insights May 26, 2020 3:50 pm By

If I hear another person suggest a ‘pivot’ or refer to life under COVID-19 as ‘the new normal’ I think I’m going to come through […]

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High Court’s Chorley ruling applies to solo practitioners, court finds
Legal Ethics May 22, 2020 6:38 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The High Court’s abolition of the so-called Chorley exception, which allowed self-represented lawyers to recover their own expenses, also extends to incorporated legal practices through […]

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Lawyers to face temperature checks as NSW court moves to reopen
Coronavirus May 20, 2020 9:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The NSW Supreme Court has announced a staged reopening of in-person hearings after a two-month hiatus as well as measures to mitigate the risk of […]

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Seek hits immigration law firm with trade mark lawsuit
Intellectual Property May 20, 2020 3:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Melbourne-based immigration law firm has been dragged into court by job search platform Seek for alleged flagrant violations of its trade marks. Seek, which […]

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Lawyers to kiss the daily commute goodbye: Work from home is here to stay
Business of Law May 19, 2020 10:36 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Lawyers can kiss goodbye to the daily commute because working from home, which has become the new normal during the coronavirus pandemic, is here to […]

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Atanaskovic Hartnell loses fee fight with company fleeced by Brody Clarke
Business of Law May 18, 2020 11:35 am By Miklos Bolza

Atanaskovic Hartnell has mostly come up short in a court battle for over $165,000 in legal fees, with a judge finding the law firm was […]

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