Future of Australian Legal Education Conference In August this year, Thomson Reuters and the Australian Academy of Law (AAL) co-hosted the “Future of Australian Legal Education Conference” in Sydney. Opened by the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia, the Hon James Allsop AO, the conference celebrated the 90th anniversary of The Australian Law ...more
Motor Vehicle Law Qld Noticeboard – July 2017 – Sentence Note: Heydt v Commissioner of Police  QDC 104
The Motor Vehicle Law Qld Noticeboard is your definitive resource for both civil and criminal aspects of motor vehicle law news as it occurs. Frequently updated by respected barristers Simon Cilento and Andrew West, the Noticeboard keeps you informed of the latest key legislative and case developments relating to Queensland motor vehicle law. For more comprehensive information and analysis ...more
This year we added to The Laws of Australia (TLA) with new subtitle 6.9 Communications “Internet Law”, covering topics such as online content regulation, spam, online gambling, copyright infringement, cybercrime and domain names. The December update to TLA includes both 5.10 Civil Procedure “Table of Limitation of Actions”, which will feature in Limitation of Actions: The Laws of Australia (4th edition, forthcoming 2017), and 35.9 Unfair Dealing “Unconscionable ...more
Big data may be viewed as the term du jour and without any substance by many lawyers. However, the concept should not be dismissed completely because big data has the potential to significantly reshape the business of law. Consider that 90% of the world’s data has been generated since 2013, and that a number of estimates suggest that data globally is growing at a rate of 50% each year. With the depth and breadth of big data available now to law firms, practices that are able to best take advantage of big data, may be the ones that are best placed to be successful in a data driven future.
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