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LIJ November 2010

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State election: LIV calls parties to account

The LIV has worked hard to keep justice issues as a focal point of the state election campaign and succeeded in getting the major parties to declare their positions for this exclusive LIJ coverage.

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A window of opportunity in contract for medical negligence claims

medical negligence

A window of opportunity in contract for medical negligence claims

The High Court may have closed the door on loss of a chance claims in medical negligence, but the alternative of claiming for breach of contract is still open. 

By Marc Testart

Acting for victims of religious sexual assault challenges for Victorian lawyers

sexual assault; clergy

Acting for victims of religious sexual assault challenges for Victorian lawyers

Practitioners representing victims of sexual assault by clergy must be aware of both the vulnerability of their clients and the difficulties they face in taking legal or restorative action.

By Paul Holdway and Ruth Baker

The High Court and the ATO reshape the tax landscape for trusts

trusts

The High Court and the ATO reshape the tax landscape for trusts

A High Court decision on taxation of trust income, and the ATO's response, have significant implications for how income from a trust estate is taxed.

By Simon Tisher

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