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LIJ October 2002

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LIJ October 2002

Cover Story

Cover Story

Wisdom from the family tree - A letter from one generation to the next
Draw heart from this letter to a young practitioner embarking on his legal career, sent to him by his father, an experienced member of the profession.

By Andrew Joseph

Cover Story

Feature Articles


Business rules in Asia
Asian markets are moving towards more rules-based business, which offers new opportunities for Australian law firms.

By Brendan Berne

Criminal, illegal or improper conduct and client legal privilege  
Client legal privilege does not exist if it involves communications made with a criminal object in mind.
By Evan Evagorou

Sexual offences

Paedophilia, serious sexual offenders and Ryan’s case
Practitioners need to understand current issues relating to sentencing of serious sexual offenders.

By Rowan Skinner

Trade marks
Trade Mark Register : not so colourful  
More than six years after the introduction of the Trade Marks Act 1995, it is still difficult for applicants to secure registration of colour trade marks.
By Saba Hakim

Land division

When “M” really means “P” (or when experts disagree)
Land buyers sometimes find that between the time they purchase land and then go to build on it, the ground has shifted beneath them.

By John Hall

Lawyers & literature: the unequal struggle  
From the Bible to the modern novel, authors throughout the ages have used the written word to castigate the law and lawyers.
By Andrew Field


  • From the editor
  • LIV calls on insurers to act
  • Employer scheme third world: Commissioner
  • Workplace Relations Section elects new executive
  • Justice Kirby inspires young leaders
  • Women judges preside over historic Supreme Court sitting
  • New judge for Family Court
  • National Pro Bono Resource Centre launched
  • Ceremony worthy of note
  • News

  • Victor searches for spoils
  • Legal aid boost no cure
  • Wages rise slowly, hours steady: survey
  • Country beats city in moot final
  • Distant memories for new magistrate
  • Welcome Justice Geoffrey Nettle
  • Welcome Justice Julie Dodds-Streeton
  • Living with a lawyer: a self-help guide to recovery of matrimonial assets
  • Every Issue

  • Practice Notes
  • Pro Bono : Shared interests
  • Conferences 2002 - 2004
  • Letters
  • inreference (articles)
  • Law Institute advocacy
  • Ethics : Under the hammer
  • Legal Action
  • Member Services
  • Tax Issues : Tax-effectiveness of split loans upheld
  • I.T. in practice : Tooled up
  • Reviews of Judgments
  • Ethics Committee rulings
  • Institute Update
  • From the CEO - Pro bono definition needed urgently
  • inprint (books)
  • According To Merit? Out in the open
  • From the President - Lawyers share a world of problems
  • insites (web)
  • National Law Reform : Tighter genes
  • With all due respect?
  • Victorian Law Reform : The right responses
  • Human Resources : Stand and deliver
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