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COVID-19 lease cancellation test case filed by Sydney bar
Coronavirus 2021-04-22 5:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A shuttered upmarket cocktail bar in Sydney is seeking damages from its former landlord after the termination of its lease agreement during the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Judge pans ‘irresponsible journalism’ over reporting of CEO who paid nanny $13K for year’s work
Employment 2021-03-12 3:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has slugged the CEO of a Sydney property development company with a $32,500 penalty for underpaying a live-in nanny, but he aimed his […]

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Clients and lawyers with axe to grind a major headache for law firms in 2020
Business of Law 2021-01-13 10:12 pm By Miklos Bolza

While there was no shortage of pain and challenges for law firms as the coronavirus raged across the globe last year, a number of big […]

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Law firm hit with $1.4M judgment over negligent advice to lawyer
Business of Law 2020-06-10 2:14 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A Sydney-based law firm has been ordered to pay $1.4 million in damages for failing to properly advise a client of his rights under a […]

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Sneakerboy judgment paves way for COVID-19 rent relief until April
Coronavirus 2020-09-03 4:26 pm By Alison Eveleigh

In a judgment that will be welcomed by retailers, a court has found that rent relief under the Federal Government’s mandatory COVID-19 code of conduct […]

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‘One hearing and two interlocutory judgments have achieved precisely nothing’: Judge scolds parties in Parklea Market dispute
Real Estate 2020-03-23 6:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has criticised the parties in a land sale dispute over Sydney’s Parklea Markets for failing to make progress to bring the case to […]

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Nanny paid $2.33 an hour was not employee but ‘guest’ of CEO’s family, court told
Employment 2019-09-24 1:25 pm By Amelia Birnie

A major property development CEO accused of paying his Filipino nanny $2.33 an hour has denied underpayment allegations, instead claiming the woman was a “guest […]

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Guy Sebastian’s former manager admits to owing singer money, court hears
Entertainment 2019-07-18 1:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

Titus Day, former manager of pop star Guy Sebastian, admits that certain payments for promotional work should have been made to the singer, a court […]

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CEO taken to court for allegedly paying nanny $2.33 an hour
Employment 2019-07-17 10:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

The CEO of a property development company faces enforcement action by the Fair Work Ombudsman for allegedly paying his nanny $2.33 an hour for over […]

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Sydney barrister Charles Waterstreet seeks urgent hearing to lift suspension
Legal Ethics 2019-06-27 3:02 pm By Amelia Birnie

Colourful Sydney barrister Charles Waterstreet is seeking an urgent hearing to lift an “emergency” suspension imposed by the NSW Bar Association to allow him to […]

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