​Resources

These resources are provided for general information only. They are not intended to provide full reports of the matters addressed or to constitute legal advice by the Crown Solicitor. Information is current as at original publication date.


    General

    COVID-19 LEGISLATION: NEW REGULATION PROVIDES FOR WITNESSING COURT DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING AFFIDAVITS, BY AUDIO VISUAL LINK (LEGAL ALERT) – Read online
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    Author:  Naomi Malhotra, Johanna Geddes
    Publication date: 23 April 2020

    COVID-19 LEGISLATION: SIGNING COURT DOCUMENTS, INCLUDING AFFIDAVITS, DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC (LEGAL ALERT) – Read online
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    Author:  Naomi Malhotra, Johanna Geddes
    Publication date: 8 April 2020


    Administrative Law

    COVID-19 LEGISLATION: AMENDMENTS TO THE INTERPRETATION ACT 1987 TO ALLOW MODIFICATION OF STATUTORY TIME PERIODS (LEGAL ALERT) Read online
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    Author:
      John McDonnell

    Publication date: 15 May 2020

    PUBLIC HEALTH ORDERS: RESTRICTIONS ON GATHERING AND MOVEMENT AND MANDATORY QUARANTINE AT DESIGNATED FACILITIES (LEGAL ALERT) – Read online
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    Authors:
      Katrina Sanders, John McDonnell

    Publication date: 31 March 2020


    Commercial Law

    ​COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS: FURTHER REFORMS TO FACILITATE THE CREATION AND SIGNING OF DOCUMENTS ELECTRONICALLY (LEGAL ALERT) Read online
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    Authors:  Amalia Stanizzo, Felicity Shaw
    Publication date: 21 May 2020

    ​COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS: FORCE MAJEURE AND COVID-19 (LEGAL ALERT) Read online
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    Authors:  Amalia Stanizzo, Felicity Shaw, Michael Granziera, Karen Ferris
    Publication date: 31 March 2020

    ​COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS: SIGNING DOCUMENTS REMOTELY AND REFORMS TO FACILITATE DOCUMENT EXECUTION UNDER SPECIFIED ACTS (LEGAL ALERT) Read online
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    Authors:  Karen Ferris, Felicity Shaw
    Publication date: 25 March 2020

    PROFESSIONAL SKILLS FOR ADVISORS (SEMINAR)
    • Drafting for government agencies - Amalia Stanizzo
    • Practical tips for statutory interpretation - Michael Granziera
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    Conference date: 13 March 2020

    GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING AND COMPULSORY ACQUISITIONS (SEMINAR)
    • Government contracting in a procurement context - Felicity Shaw
    • Public finance and government contracting - Michael Granziera
    • Digging deep with underground acquisitions - Jodi Denehy and James Innes
    Download publications: seminar slides (PDF), video recording (online)
    Conference date: 13 March 2020

    GOVERNMENT PROCUREMENT: NEW ENFORCEABLE PROCUREMENT PROVISIONS TO REGULATE NSW GOVERNMENT AGENCY PROCUREMENT (LEGAL ALERT)  Read online
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    Authors:  Karen Ferris, Felicity Shaw
    Publication date: 23 September 2019


    Community Law

    CHARITABLE TRUSTS: NSW RURAL FIRE SERVICE & BRIGADES DONATIONS FUND (LEGAL ALERT) Read online
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    Authors: Alison Walsh, Penny Csenderits

    Publication date: 26 May 2020

    Criminal Law

    "I DID IT, BUT...": A PROSECUTOR'S OBLIGATION TO TENDER MIXED STATEMENTS (NGUYEN V THE QUEEN [2020] HCA 23) (INSIGHT) – Read online 
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    Author:  Sarah-jane Morris

    Publication date: 3 July 2020

    SENTENCING IN THE LOCAL COURT
    (SEMINAR)

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    Author: Brett Thomson, Cameron Gardiner, Sophie Williams
    Seminar date: 16 October 2019

    APPLICATIONS FOR SERIOUS CRIME PREVENTION ORDERS (SEMINAR PAPER)
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    Author: Brett Thomson
    Publication date: 17 October 2018

    CRIMINAL LAW (SEMINAR)
    • Recent developments in appellate criminal cases - Catherine Follent
    • High risk offenders - public protection and personal rehabilitation - Brett Thomson
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    Seminar date: 26 April 2017

    "IN CASE YOU MISSED IT" - SIGNIFICANT RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CRIMINAL CASE LAW (SEMINAR PAPER)
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    Authors: Catherine Follent, Ann Bonnor

    Publication date: 26 April 2017


    Employment Law & Industrial Relations

    EMPLOYMENT LAW: AMENDMENTS TO THE GOVERNMENT SECTOR EMPLOYMENT (GENERAL) RULES 2014 IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC (LEGAL ALERT)  Read online
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    Author: Marina Rizzo

    Publication date: 31 March 2020


    Inquests & Inquiries

    INQUESTS AND PROSECUTIONS: COMPELLING AN EMPLOYEE TO GIVE EVIDENCE IN AN INQUEST WHEN THEIR EMPLOYER IS SUBJECT TO A RELATED CRIMINAL PROSECUTION (CASE NOTE)
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    Authors: Alana McCarthy, Naomi Malhotra

    Publication date: 25 June 2020

    A HYPOTHETICAL INQUEST INTO THE DEATH OF JO JACKSON (SEMINAR PAPER)
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    Author: N/A

    Publication date: 25 October 2017


    Property & Native Title

    PROPERTY: COVID-19 LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (EMERGENCY MEASURES) ACT 2020 (LEGAL ALERT)  Read online
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    Authors: Jodi Denehy, Martin Hill

    Publication date: 26 March 2020

    DIGGING DEEP WITH UNDERGROUND ACQUISITIONS (SEMINAR)
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    Speakers: Jodi Denehy, James Innes
    Conference date: 13 March 2020

    SIGNIFICANT HIGH COURT NATIVE TITLE COMPENSATION DECISION: WHAT TIMBER CREEK MEANS FOR NSW GOVERNMENT PROJECTS (LEGAL ALERT)  Read online
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    Authors: Jodi Denehy, Janet Moss, Martin Hill

    Publication date: 15 March 2019

    PROPERTY & NATIVE TITLE 2019 (SEMINAR)
    • Things you need to know about Aboriginal land and native title - Louise Darcy
    • Things you need to know about compulsory acquisition procedures - Paul Rankins
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    Seminar date: 13 March 2019

    GETTING IT RIGHT BEFORE THE DEAL IS DONE (SEMINAR PAPER)
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    Author: Paul Rankins

    Publication date: 13 March 2019

    ​COMPULSORY ACQUISITIONS: THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ABORIGINAL LAND CLAIMS AND NATIVE TITLE (SEMINAR PAPER)
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    Author: Louise Darcy

    Publication date: 13 March 2019

    Torts

    ​NSW HEALTH SECTOR: COVID-19 LEGISLATION AMENDMENT (EMERGENCY MEASURES - MISCELLANEOUS) BILL 2020 (NSW) (LEGAL ALERT)  Read online 
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    Authors:  Cheryl Drummy, Fiona Read

    Publication date: 19 May 2020