Dispute Resolution & Litigation

HAS YOUR LIFE CHANGED RECENTLY?

HAS YOUR LIFE CHANGED RECENTLY?

The busier we get the more we tend to put off the important things. Often the last subject we want to think about is our will or other estate planning requirements. Living life always seems to get in the way! Sometimes that’s not our fault, especially if there has...Read More
WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS IF MY FLIGHT IS CANCELLED?

WHAT ARE MY RIGHTS IF MY FLIGHT IS CANCELLED?

There has been much in the media this past week about the ACCC taking Qantas to Court over the airline’s activities in relation to flight credits and cancelled flights.  Following significant media and public scrutiny, Qantas then announced that it would remove the...Read More
MANAGEMENT RIGHTS DISPUTES AND “FINANCED CONTRACTS”

MANAGEMENT RIGHTS DISPUTES AND “FINANCED CONTRACTS”

The Court of Appeal in Body Corporate for Bay Village Community Titles Scheme 33127 v Breeze MR Pty Ltd [2023] QCA 91  has recently considered how section 126 of the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 (“Act”) applies when dealing with management rights...Read More
REVIEW INTO QUEENSLAND’S WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SCHEME

REVIEW INTO QUEENSLAND’S WORKERS’ COMPENSATION SCHEME

In February 2023, the Queensland Government announced that an independent review of the state’s workers’ compensation scheme is underway. Head of the Office of Industrial Relations Kym Bancroft said she “wants to ensure injured workers continue to receive the...Read More