Contract formation, implied terms, contractual interpretation, damages, duties of care – these are all areas of the common law whose development has been influenced by construction law cases. In some of these cases the eminent British jurist, Lord Dyson, former Master of the Rolls, had a front row seat. In his 2015 Keating Lecture he ...more
The latest Part of the Tort Law Review includes the following articles: “Wilkinson v Downton: New work for an old tort to do?” – Professor Anthony Gray; “The normal measure of damages for tortious damage to chattels under English law” – Dr John Ren; “The tort of intimidation and breach of contract” – Nathan Tamblyn; and “Upkeep claims for wrongful birth, wrongful conception or wrongful fertilisation? IVF mix-up in the Singapore High Court: ACB v Thomson Medical Pte Ltd  SGHC 9” – Ronald JJ Wong.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following articles: “The Court of Claims and the resolution of informal land claims in New South Wales 1833-1835” – Shaunnagh Dorsett; and “The durability of title: An appraisal of recent developments in Australian real property law” – Paul Babie. Also in this Part are the following sections: Strata and Community Title: “Body corporate legal practice: Potential pitfalls for lawyers” – Michael Kleinschmidt; Consumer Issues: “The consumer and virtual or digital property: Is this an oxymoron?” – Lynden Griggs; New Zealand: “Developments in unit titles” – Thomas Gibbons; Singapore: “Legislation and case law developments: Damages, easements, caveats, trusts and proprietary estoppel” – Kelvin Low; South Africa: “Expropriation of “old order” mineral rights in South Africa: The Constitutional Court has its say (twice)” – Pieter Badenhorst; New South Wales: “The problem of successive vexatious caveats revisited” – Jennifer Stuckey-Clarke; and Queensland: “Balancing information disclosure and “red tape”: Queensland’s proposal for seller disclosure” – Sharon Christensen.
The latest Part of C&SLJ includes the following material: “Injunctions and damages under s 1324 of the Corporations Act: Will McCracken v Phoenix Constructions revive the narrow approach?” – Victoria Schnure Baumfield; “Kumarina and bidders voting in transfer schemes” – JS Humphrey; ” “Unashamedly more interventionist” courts and the fading significance of a director’s state of mind” – Kane Loxley; and Overseas Notes: Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia: “Corporate social responsibilities in the context of Confucianism” – Charles Lam and SH Goo.
The Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice is vital reading for all civil dispute practitioners. It uniquely brings together analysis and discussion of many issues in practice, procedure and litigation, and provides a forum to address fundamental change in those areas. The Journal has a broad, practical scope, and is now welcoming articles, comments, case notes and ...more
The last Part of Volume 3 of the Workplace Review publishes an interesting mix of articles and sections. The articles discuss the role of the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia, arbitration and breach of fixed-term employment contracts. The sections include Focus on: Victoria, Book Reviews, The Last Word and Diary. Also included in this Part is an interview with ACTU President Ged Kearney and the winning article and first runner up from the McCallum Medal 2012.
The latest Part of the Company and Securities Law Journal publishes the following material: “Damages for negligent valuation of mortgage securities: A finance theory perspective” – David Johnstone and Ben Curtin; “The duty to auction: Real or imagined?” – Andrew Lumsden and Saul Fridman; “The life and times of the Financial Reporting Panel” – Jeffrey Knapp and Stephanie Kemp; Corporate Insolvency: Comment on Consultation Paper 180: ASIC’s power to wind up abandoned companies – Helen Anderson; and Directors’ Duties and Corporate Governance: The conundrum thrown up by the Bell Group decision in the Western Australian Court of Appeal: To whom do directors owe their duties? – Robert Baxt.
The final Part for 2011 of The Queensland Lawyer includes articles on the practical impact of the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 (Qld) and pool safety in Queensland. There are also several section notes on a wide variety of subjects, including Administrative Law, Conveyancing and Property Law, Criminal Law, Industrial Law and Tort Law. There is also a book review and two reports.
The June 2011 issue of the Australian Journal of Competition and Consumer Law includes many interesting pieces, including articles on the fate of extended warranties under the Australian Consumer Law and the High Court’s rejections of loss of chance damages in cases of medical negligence. There are also several interesting section notes on a variety of topics, including Defective Goods, Economic(s) Matters and Commission Cameos.