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Thursday, 28 January 2016
In the news - The Age
Security industry faces licensing and training overhaul to prevent patron deaths The security industry is facing a long-needed overhaul to nationalise licensing and training due to the concerns of coroners over the death of patrons who were restrained by security guards.
Saturday, 23 January 2016
In the news - Victorian Women Lawyers
Sponsor Spotlight January 2016 - Emily Hart I became a lawyer because … I love problem solving and working with people. I had never been particularly driven towards a career in the law, but once I started at Law School I felt like I had found my tribe.
Saturday, 16 January 2016
In the news - The Age
Maurice Blackburn calls for Christmas Island witnesses to come forward People who may have witnessed the treatment of asylum seekers at Christmas Island are being urged to contact a law firm mounting a legal challenge against the government.
Wednesday, 13 January 2016
In the news - The Age
Sexual harassment is serious business It is demeaning and shocking, and employers must let victims know it is OK to report when it happens at work.
Tuesday, 12 January 2016
In the news - The Project
Flirting or harassment? Over recent weeks we've seen a series of men accused of "crossing the line" in their treatment of women. But just where is "the line" in 2016? When does flirting become sexual harassment? Tommy Little tried to find out.
Wednesday, 6 January 2016
In the news - Lawyers Weekly
Class actions remain at a ‘low and steady rate’ The launch of a class action by Maurice Blackburn against competitor Slater and Gordon towards the end of last year might have captured the public’s interest, but these kinds of actions are still rare in Australia.
Wednesday, 6 January 2016
In the news - The Sydney Morning Herald
How upfront travel insurance compares with the cost of an overseas hospital bed Will Eve of Bondi has taken 25 overseas trips in his adult life and believes he has spent at least $3000 on travel insurance.
Monday, 4 January 2016
In the news - Civil Justice Quarterly 2016
Class actions filed for the benefit of vulnerable persons - an Australian study An empirical study of the non-investor class actions that have been filed on behalf of vulnerable people in Australia's first 22 years of class actions. Article authored by Vince Morabito and Jarrah Ekstein, and published with permission from Civil Justice Quarterly.
Wednesday, 23 December 2015
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Think your holiday is completely covered by travel insurance? Think again “Enjoy the holiday without the worry,” runs the slogan. But if you think your insurance policy buys peace of mind while you travel, think again.
Sunday, 13 December 2015
In the news - The Age
Frankston Hospital probes allergy related death of Louis Tate Simon Tate and Gabrielle Catan were just starting to let go. After 13 years of closely monitoring every piece of food their son Louis touched, the couple could see their boy was starting to manage his allergies by himself.