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5 reasons to be wary of law firm reviews on Glassdoor

If you’ve searched for a job, it’s likely that you would have consulted Glassdoor. In case you haven’t, Glassdoor allows current and former employees ...

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How to find a commercial law mentor

Having a great mentor can be a great way to accelerate your career. They can be a great source of independent personal counsel, practical guidance, co...

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Starting a Business

Unfair dismissal for poor performance - the guiding principles

A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission helpfully summarises when a dismissal for poor performance is an unfair dismissal for the purposes of th...

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What's the difference between arbitration and mediation?

Arbitration and mediation are two very different processes that allow parties to resolve disputes outside of court. Mediation involves a facilitated n...

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Construction Contracting

How to review an indemnity in a construction contract

The key to negotiating indemnities is understanding how they work in the first place. This post covers the basics, with practical suggestions.

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Construction Contracting

When are unfair contract terms in a construction contract unenforceabl...

The Australian Consumer Law can protect small businesses from unfair contract terms in standard form contracts. This article explains when and how thi...

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