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The Future of Australian Legal Education conference was successfully co-hosted by The Australian Law Journal and the Australian Academy of Law, on 11-13 August at the Federal Court of Australia, Sydney. Opened by the Chief Justice of the Federal Court, the Hon James Allsop AO, the conference was a collaborative event to celebrate the 90th anniversary of ...more
We continually review our titles and classification schemes in FirstPoint on Westlaw AU to ensure currency, coverage and relevance. The latest review has resulted in a new classification scheme for the Fire, Explosives and Firearms title. Cases in this title cover: FIRE prevention and local authorities’ powers liability for damage fire and emergency services’ powers, duties ...more
The following Subtitles were updated in August 2017 and are now available on Westlaw AU: Update 332 –August 2017 International Trade 24.4 “International Taxation” (Chs 1–4) Updated by Adam Ahmed, Director, Adam Ahmed & Co These chapters consider the taxation of foreign residents and income sourced outside Australia. This update includes commentary on principles established in case ...more
As a part of the ongoing enhancement project for Quick on Costs, the first part of the Remedies for Costs chapter has been released with Update 93 in August. The framework of Part 1 is set out below. In the full version of the first part of this chapter, each of six essentially extra judicial ...more
One of the latest updates to the FirstPoint classification scheme on Westlaw AU is a new classification scheme for the Highways title. This title covers cases on all forms of highway, such as roads, streets, lanes, public ways and footpaths. It also extends to artificial structures such as bridges, tunnels, ramps, culverts and drains. The ...more