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Restraint Clauses in Employment Contracts

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  • 29 October 2021
  Restraint of Trade or Restraint Clauses appear regularly in employment contracts. Most people do not think twice about them and are just thankful they secured the job or position.
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'Ignorance of the law does not excuse him'

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  • 27 August 2021
  The above quote is an ancient proverb and a principle in law.   It means that just because a person does not know the law, does not mean that he/she cannot be held accountab
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Subpoena

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  • 25 August 2021
In both criminal and civil matters, you may be needing to request or be subject to a subpoena. The scope of Subpoenas ranges from: - For a person to attend Court to give evidence in a m
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Reasonable excuses to leave your residence at present due to COVID 19 restrictions

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  • 17 August 2021
There are 16 separate Reasonable excuses to leave your residence at present due to COVID 19 restrictions   You may leave your home to: -   ONE -  Obtain food or othe
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Is this legal for an employer to mandate their employees to be vaccinated before returning to work?

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  • 13 August 2021
  In the coming months this question and others like it will be asked by both employees and employers as businesses emerge from lockdown.   The ‘no jab, no work’ i
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Why you need a good advocate at Court

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  • 26 July 2021
  Some people try to go it alone when they are facing a matter in Court. Whilst for some people this will not be problematic as they are confident and believe they can argue their case
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A gendered Criminal Justice System?

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  • 12 July 2021
  Across many professions and businesses there exist both here in Australia and across many other nations a stark imbalance of men to women in positions of power. The criminal justice
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Opinion Evidence at law - exceptions to inadmissibility

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  • 09 July 2021
  Whether you are facing a criminal or civil matter, the opposing side may attempt to use what is known as ‘Opinion Evidence’ against you. Generally, the rules of evidence
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Freedom of Contract - is there really such a thing?

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  • 02 July 2021
  It has been premised that employers and employees have the right to negotiate their terms of contract. The concept of autonomy describes this as people should be free to choose whom they
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Trial by Media – Good or Bad?

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  • 26 April 2021
A defendant should be considered innocent until proven guilty.  All defendants have a right to a fair trial,[1] which requires a verdict made by an impartial jury.  The jury must determin
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