4 September 2020

An Update on the Virgin Administration
Pain and Suffering Revisited: Parkin -v- Amaca Pty Ltd [2020] WASC 306
“Probate Caveats” – What are they and who do they protect?
Shift Work, Ordinary Hours and the Payment of Personal Leave
An Update on the Virgin Administration

Private: Ryan Lennon
Special Counsel

We published an article on 29 April 2020 about the Administration of Virgin Australia (and many associated entities); Australia’s then second largest airline.  What is it now? Since that article, …
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Pain and Suffering Revisited: Parkin -v- Amaca Pty Ltd [2020] WASC 306

Stephen Williams
Managing Partner

On 27 August 2020, the Supreme Court handed down the most eagerly anticipated decision for asbestos litigators since Lowes v Amaca Pty Ltd [2011] WASC 287. Lowes was the last …
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“Probate Caveats” – What are they and who do they protect?

Private: Kellie Woods
Special Counsel

Mention of the word: “caveat” is often accompanied by thoughts about restraints on the title to land. But, references to a: “caveat” in relation to deceased Estates is usually reference to what is commonly referred to as a: “Probate Caveat”, which does not necessarily involve restraint on land.
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Shift Work, Ordinary Hours and the Payment of Personal Leave

Private: Mike Baldwin
Special Counsel

The understanding of these three commonly used, yet easily misunderstood constructs was recently tackled by the High Court in Modelez Australia v AMWU [2020] HCA 29. This decision is of particular importance to those employers whose employees are either part-time, or whose ordinary hours of work are compressed over less than the traditional five day week.
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