Courts Posts

After over 20 years of debate and governmental reviews, and over 2.5 years after the most recent reform recommendations, major competition law changes were specially proclaimed to commence on 6…

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It’s time we thought differently about delivering legal services. The practice of law has changed. The days of hiring practitioners with specialist knowledge and decades of experience for small litigation,…

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The most significant changes to Australian competition law in over 40 years were passed by the Federal Parliament this week. In this legal update, Ashurst’s market-leading competition lawyers highlight all…

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A recent speech by Rod Sims, Chairman of the ACCC, is making waves amongst Australian competition law practitioners and business leaders. Sims has proposed requiring more information from businesses seeking…

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The liability in defamation of search engines for search engine results or autocomplete predictions has been re-enlivened, with the High Court agreeing on 16 June 2017 to grant the plaintiff…

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They’re the reports that lawyers become familiar with on day one of law school. The Commonwealth Law Reports (CLRs) are synonymous with Australia’s common law system, being the authorised reports…

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Jackson LJ advocates increased usage of concurrent expert evidence or “hot tubbing” in England and Wales, primarily based on anecdotal experiences of trial time, costs savings and the facilitation of…

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