Author: Laura Keily

Immediation Sneak Peek

IMMEDIATION is an ODR platform providing a highly efficient method of resolving commercial disputes as an alternative to costly, time consuming, adversarial court processes. ...

New mandatory data breach laws*

As the Australian Government’s new data breach laws came into force in February 2018, the Australian Government is still recovering from a scandal in which governmental documents were left at a second-hand store in filing cabinets....

The High Court’s strict interpretation of taxation laws

The High Court’s decision in Commissioner of State Revenue v ACN 005 057 349 Pty Ltd affirms the favoured purposive approach to statutory interpretation. Statutory powers and provisions must be read within their legislative framework to give effect to the legislature’s intention (in this case...

The UK High Court’s decision on BREXIT

A week is a long time in politics.  This week has been longer than many of us would care to remember. Exactly one week ago on 3 November 2016, eager not to be outshone by their friends ‘Trumpeting’ across the pond, the High Court of England...

Judges of Jurisprudence: A Poetic Trilogy

Published by the Deakin Law Review in 1997/1998.  I CLASSICAL COMMON LAW A judge sits to give judgment, Propped up by the greats of Coke and Hale and Blackstone, And yet he needs none of them, except that they are part of experience. Always a he...