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LIJ July 2013

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Cover Story

A sporting chance

Scandals and drugs but no rock and roll – professional sport under the microscope. 

By Paul Horvath

DRUGS IN SPORT

Feature Articles

A wise move: Victoria's new office of FOI commissioner

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

A wise move: Victoria's new office of FOI commissioner

The Freedom of Information Amendment (Freedom of Information Commissioner) Act 2012 has established an FOI commissioner to review decisions and determine complaints about FOI administration in Victoria.

By Katie Miller

Counting the costs: When an interim bill can be reviewed

BILL OF COSTS

Counting the costs: When an interim bill can be reviewed

A 2012 Supreme Court decision has clarified the issue of when a client can have an interim bill of costs reviewed, but legislative amendment would give practitioners more certainty. The importance of, and need for clarity in legislation is well understood by lawyers.  

By Mark Yorston

Legal Review not all in the stats

LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Legal Review not all in the stats

The federal Attorney-General’s review of Legal Assistance Services is complex and its success will rely on due consideration being given to how data is collected and analysed.

By Dr Liz Curran

One suit or two?: Preventing actions in multiple jurisdictions

COMMERCIAL LITIGATION

One suit or two?: Preventing actions in multiple jurisdictions

In considering applications for anti-suit injunctions, courts must balance the rights of applicants and defendants as well as the differing laws of local and overseas jurisdictions.

By Claudio Bozzi

Unexplored territory?: FOI for lawyers

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

Unexplored territory?: FOI for lawyers
Lawyers can legitimately look beyond discovery toseek information for the preparation of their client’s case through Victoria’s freedom of information (FOI) scheme.

By Sue Kee

 



Publications Department

(for LIJ (Law Institute Journal) and LIV Directory and Diary inquiries only) Tel:(61 3) 9607 9319 Fax:(61 3) 9607 9451 Email: CFord@liv.asn.au Managing editor: Carolyn Ford. Sub-editor/publications coordinator: Mary Kerley. Journalist: Karin Derkley. Sub-editor/proofreader: Libby Brown. Art director: Katherine Alexander. Editorial & administrative assistant: Sophie Suelzle. Advertising: Lisa Crowle.

 

Editorial committee

Chair: Gerry Bean Members:  Tony Burke, Geoff Gronow, Melissa Macken, Chris Molnar, Cameron Ross and Carolyn Ford.

 

Editorial policy

All contributions and letters to the editor to be addressed to: Managing editor, Carolyn Ford, Law Institute of Victoria Ltd, GPO Box 263, Melbourne 3001. Tel: (61 3) 9607 9319. Mob: 0406 004 935. Fax: (61 3) 9607 9451. Email: CFord@liv.asn.au. Views expressed by contributors are not necessarily endorsed by the Law Institute of Victoria. No responsibility is accepted by the Institute, the editor or the printers for the accuracy of information contained in the text and advertisements.

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