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'Simple' Matters Are Often Far From It

> 22 February 2017

Nothing strikes fear into the heart of a lawyer (my lawyer’s heart, anyway) like when someone announces at the start of a matter something like “this is a really simple deal”. I remember…
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God Bless Australia, Land of the Free(r)

> 15 February 2017

By now everyone has heard of the travel ban imposed by Donald Trump by which he was attempting to cancel US visas held by citizens of seven countries. The executive order has been stayed by the courts.
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You're Right, You Have No Right To Know

> 1 February 2017

One of my oldest friends from school days goes by the nickname Byro, which is short for Byron, but not by much. Byro was not the most diligent student. In fact one of his claims to fame is that in our…
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Without Prejudice May Not Be So

> 25 January 2017

I have been involved in many cases that have settled as a result of a "without prejudice" offer. I remember a particular client who I settled a case for by making a without prejudice offer. He was so…
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You Need Clean Hands to Sue and Win

> 20 January 2017

Recently I wrote about the law of equity and the concept of clean hands, explaining how, to be successful in equity, you had to have clean hands. I said that this meant that you basically had to be seen…
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