Blog and Opinions

Limit the right to bad faith bargaining and violent strikes
01 September 2010

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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

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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

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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

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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.