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LIJ June 2006

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Cover Story

Obviousness of risk: An emerging factor or a distraction in recreation cases?
The murky waters of negligence conceal a range of risks for unwary plaintiffs and defendants.

By Michael McNamara

Cover Story

Feature Articles

Capital Punishment

Australia and the death penalty: Are we really against it?
The arguments in favour of the death penalty as a deterrent are flawed.

By Lex Lasry QC

Voluntary Administration

Catching the Phoenix: Voluntary administration and Part 5.3A of the Corporations Act
Where "Phoenix" activity is suspected, Part 5.3A of the Corporations Act provides better protection for creditors of failed companies.

By Romauld Andrew

Legal Profession

Incorporated legal practices: Some revenue law issues
What taxation liabilities arise when no goodwill legal partnerships are transformed into ILPs?

By Frank O'Loughlin

Legal Practice

Profitable practice: Using performance benchmarks to maximise your opportunities
Understanding and managing the economic drivers of your practice will make it profitable - and keep it that way.

By Sam Coupland

WorkChoices strikes a blow against industrial action

Industrial Relations

WorkChoices strikes a blow against industrial action
Changes introduced by the federal WorkChoices legislation will undermine and may even deny the right to protected strike action.

By Frances Anderson


Publications Department

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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: 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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