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A Victorian Supreme Court decision in March this year is a timely reminder in the construction industry for Principals, Contractors and Subcontractors that “no claim” clauses are not necessarily bullet-proof, as there may be another effective way of reframing a similar claim.
Looking at the NAB / FirmChecker / Beaton Research + Consulting blog on ‘Best lawyers: what makes them great?’, CIE Legal Managing Partner Peter George concludes it’s all about the culture. Happy lawyers make great lawyers.
THIS ARTICLE FIRST APPEARED IN LAWYERS WEEKLY ON 3 MAY 2018 At the end of March, George Beaton posted an article in ‘Remaking Law Firms’ entitled ‘Mid-market law firm brouhaha’ in which he challenges the automatic attribution of law firm woes outside the ‘BigLaw’ firmament. He references my previous article on ‘The Strength of Small’… Read more »
Sophie Williams and Mark Waters outline the new obligations placed on businesses that transport by heavy vehicle, or receive goods from heavy vehicles. The obligations come into effect on 1 October 2018.