August 2016 for ICWA

WA CTP Assessment of Damages in Motor Crash Litigation
The New Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (WA) – Reviews and Audits
ATO and Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Tax – Changes Every Person Needs to Know when Selling or Buying Property in Australia
WA Supreme Court Rules on Jurisdiction in International Arbitrations
Seven Years Too Long: Time Limits for Making a Claim on an Estate

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We publish articles across all areas of practice including Insurance, Risk, Employment Law and Workplace Safety, Commercial and Finance, Litigation, Property, Government, Local Government and Private Client services such as Family Law and Wills, Estates and Trusts.

Last month’s newsletter (the August Update which we have republished in September for ICWA) included articles on WA CTP assessment of damages; the changes to the settlement process when selling or buying real property in Australia; jurisdiction in international arbitrations; estate litigation and the sixth in a series of legal updates on the key features and reforms under the new Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (WA).

We realise that not all articles might be of interest every issue and welcome your advice on issues and topics you would like us to cover.  Please email partner Ashley Crisp directly on acrisp@kottgunn.com.au 

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WA CTP Assessment of Damages in Motor Crash Litigation

Ashley Crisp
Partner

Ken Grunder
Senior Associate

In the Hurley v Lang Judgment delivered August 2016, the Plaintiff was involved in two separate motorcycle accidents both accidents involved cars failing to give way causing the Plaintiff to be “thrown” from his Harley Davidson.
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The New Associations Incorporation Act 2015 (WA) – Reviews and Audits

Brenton Oakley
Consultant

Philip Mavor
Senior Associate

This is the sixth of a series of legal updates that Kott Gunning is producing throughout 2016 on the key features and reforms under the new Associations Incorporation Act 2015 …
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ATO and Foreign Resident Capital Gains Withholding Tax – Changes Every Person Needs to Know when Selling or Buying Property in Australia

Emma Leys
Managing Partner

This paper was co-authored by Kellie Cook, Senior Associate (previously with Kott Gunning Lawyers) The settlement process when selling or buying real property or interests in real property in Australia …
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WA Supreme Court Rules on Jurisdiction in International Arbitrations

Tom Darbyshire
Partner

The important point about the Samsung C&T Corporation v Duro Felbuera Australia decision is not just that a stay of court proceedings was granted in favour of the ongoing arbitration, it is also very significant that the Supreme Court decided that it was the proper forum for making this decision, rather than the Arbitral Tribunal itself.
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Seven Years Too Long: Time Limits for Making a Claim on an Estate

Ann Spencer
Senior Associate

The Supreme Court of Western Australia has recently refused a plaintiff’s application to extend the time in which to bring a claim against his late father’s estate. In the previous …
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