Legal News Sydney

September 11, 2023
ASIC Proceedings for Greenwashing

Active Super who is stated to be one of Australia’s leading responsible super funds has become a party to civil penalty proceedings commenced by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) for...

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September 8, 2023
Australia's Capital Territory Makes History with New Drug Reform

The War on Drugs Australia is no stranger to the war on drugs. With over 1.5 billion dollars invested into Australia’s drug criminalisation, per year, the war on drugs is a great...

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September 6, 2023
Presumption of “Equal Parenting Responsibility” to be Removed

When hearing your Family Law-related case before a judge, courts will begin by considering the presumption of “equal and shared responsibility”. This means that courts must consider arrangements for the child to...

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September 4, 2023
Artificial Intelligence in the Court

The use of AI in legal proceedings has arisen again as a subject of discussion following a trademark battle in India between Louboutin, and M/S The Shoe Boutique. ChatGPT in Louboutin Trademark...

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September 1, 2023
Judge Sued in their Personal Capacity

On Wednesday the 30th of August, the Federal Court found that Judge Salvatore Vasta made numerous errors by going beyond the jurisdiction and engaging in what was called a “gross and irregularity...

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August 31, 2023
The 1980 Hague Convention and Family Law

  The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, commonly referred to as “The Hague Convention” is a multilateral treaty ratified between Australia and numerous other countries. This treaty...

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August 30, 2023
Everything Legal You Need to Know About Teen Pregnancy

In Australia, 1.5% (4,754) of women who gave birth in 2021 were under the age of 20. Whilst the key focus in a teen pregnancy should be on receiving proper health care...

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August 29, 2023
Non-Consensual Kiss between Spanish soccer federation president Luis Rubiales and Jenni Hermoso Sheds Light on Consent Laws

“Football is also ours, that means history will be made, and that would make us very happy”. These are words of Irene Paredes, captain of the Spanish Women’s National Football Team, and...

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August 28, 2023
The Cab Rank Principle

The Cab Rank Principle is a rule outlined by the Legal Profession Uniform Conduct (Barristers) Rules 2015 – Regulation 17 which outlines that a barrister must accept a brief from a solicitor...

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