Blogs

Limit the right to bad faith bargaining and violent strikes
01 September 2010
In the height of the public service strike John Brand writes about limiting the right to bad faith bargaining and violent strikes
The Role of Lawyers in a Rapidly Changing Dispute Resolution Environment – International Trends in Civil Justice
02 March 2010
An illuminating presentation by the Hon Murray Kellam AO on The Role of Lawyers in a Rapidly Changing Dispute Resolution Environment – International Trends in Civil Justice
Ontario (Liquor Control Board) v Magnotta
09 February 2010
This is an interesting case in which the distinctions between attorney-client privilege, litigation privilege and settlement privilege are explained. It also deals with privilege in mediation.
Magistrate's Court Ruling
27 January 2010
You may find the attachment very interesting. It is a direction in terms of the Magistrate’s Court Act by the Senior Magistrate of Belville effectively making pre-trial mediation compulsory.