Coleman Greig Lawyers
This recent Family Court decision is a reminder of the cornerstone of parenting cases: the best interests of the child.
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
This recent decision was a reminder to lawyers that their first duty is to the court and the administration of justice.
Dyson Heydon has been found, following a due and fair process, to have done things that deserve exactly that result.
The Full Federal Court confirmed that these privileges against self-incrimination can only be invoked by individuals.
The Federal Court granted leave to serve an originating application for preliminary discovery on Google in California.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
Recent developments in NSW which highlight legal issues to consider related to distancing during the COVID-19 crisis.
Sydney Criminal Lawyers
A recent ALRC report recommended that the Family Court introduce mandatory accreditation for expert family report writers.
Water NSW secured a conviction against two NSW irrigators for breaching water take conditions from the Barwon River.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Le privilège relatif au litige : une nouvelle exception au Québec visant les rapports obtenus à la suite de l'examen médical d'un travailleur.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Prior to COVID-19, examinations for discovery typically took place in a small boardroom with various lawyers, a witness and a transcriptionist in close quarters.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
1. Involve counsel early, and often, to maintain privilege and reduce risk. 2. Take key steps to mitigate risk, including preserving records, interviewing witnesses, and notifying insurers.
McLeish Orlando LLP
Given the continued suspension of operations of Ontario courts and tribunals, the Advocates' Society recently issued a guide to Best Practices for Remote Hearings. As the Ontario Superior Court has recently ordered examinations ...
Electronic filing, remote discoveries and examinations, and video-conference hearings are some of the ways litigation has adapted to the current COVID-19 emergency.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
For many in-house counsel, document management and production in the context of legal disputes are significant challenges.
The legal landscape is changing: an examination for discovery has been ordered to proceed by way of video-conferencing in Arconti v. Smith 2020 ONSC 2782.
Rogers Partners LLP
"It's 2020…We now have the technological ability to communicate remotely effectively.
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
In a recent judgment issued by the English Court of Appeal in R (Jet2.com Ltd) -v- Civil Aviation Authority (Law Society of England & Wales intervening) (2020) EWCA Civ 35, it has been held that ...
Soteris Pittas & Co LLC
In the case NORDSTAR TOWER –V- RIVERSTRETCH & OTHERS, the district Court of Nicosia held inter alia –(adopting the English case NIKITIN & OTHERS –V- RICHARDS BUTLER LLP & OTHER (2007) All ER 129) that an applicant...
Khaitan & Co
The conflicted interpretation of Section 65B of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 by two judgments of the Supreme Court was referred to a three judge Bench of the Supreme Court in the case of Arjun Panditrao Khotkar v. Kailash Kushanrao Gorantyal And Ors.[...
Relevant facts have been defined in Section 3 and 5 of the Indian Evidence Act, 1872 (hereinafter referred to as ‘Act').