The latest Part of The Queensland Lawyer publishes an article by Dr Bill Dixon analysing the prospects of a successful application under s 180 of the Property Law Act 1974 (Qld), seeking to identify the factors underpinning successful applications, the obstacles that an applicant may encounter and the considerations that have guided the courts when considering the associated issues of compensation and costs. Also in this Part are the following sections: Conveyancing and Property Law: The cost of changing your mind!; Criminal Law: Impermissible submissions on sentence; Health and Guardianship Law: Posthumous conception in South Australia: The case continues in Re H, AE (No 3)  SASC 196; Industrial Law: Racial taunts and bullying and harassment in the workplace; and Tort Law: Hospital’s failure to detain patient was necessary condition of the harm. There is also a Report on the case Moores v Pearce and three book reviews.
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Geraldine Dann to the Editorial Board of Workplace Review. Geraldine is a member of the Queensland Bar, practising from chambers at Level 19 of the Inns of Court. Her work involves advising corporations, governments and individuals on employment issues, equal opportunity law, privacy and workplace health and ...more
The first Part of ADRJ for 2012 includes several articles of interest covering such diverse topics as pre-litigation mediation, the Australian approach to enforcing arbitration agreements, the facilitative process and evaluative processed of mediation, intimate partner violence and family dispute resolution, conflict resolution processes in the workplace, the ways in which mentalising might apply in mediation and the development and range of mediation available in Germany. There is also a Case notes section and a book review.