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LIJ November 2007

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Cover Story

Legal Practice Structuring making the right selection
Firms have several choices when it comes to practice structures. Getting that choice right affects access to tax concessions and wealth generation.

By Mark Northeast

Cover Story

Feature Articles

Damage Claims

Flooding claims – subsurface dangers for the unwary
How significant are the issues of “fault” and “subterranean flows” in Victorian property damage claims arising from flooding?

By Robert Sadler

Electronic Documents

More than meets the eye
Metadata can be the key element in formal discovery of electronic documents.

By Kate Harry


Public sentencing shock
A recent study casts doubt on the general perception that court sentencing is too lenient and that judges are out of touch with public opinion.

By Dr Austin Lovegrove


Telecommunications – fast and furious
The world of telecommunications is a complex one and to stay in the game practitioners need to be aware of the implications of decisions made by regulatory bodies.

By Sabinus Robi


Tightening exclusions
The Confiscation Act 1997 has been amended to clarify that exclusion orders can only be made in relation to an applicant‘s interest in property, rather than the entire property.

By Christian Juebner


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Editorial committee

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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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