March 2018

Documents Provided to an Expert – Have You Waived Privilege?
Superannuation Splitting and Family Law – WA De Facto Couples
Hold On Don’t Enforce the Judgment, I’ve Lodged an Appeal
Work Related or Not Work Related? Tragic South Australian Fatality in the Headlines
Workers on Visas – Can They Claim Workers’ Compensation?
Documents Provided to an Expert – Have You Waived Privilege?

Ann Spencer
Senior Associate

Legal professional privilege in documents provided to an expert may be waived by service of the expert’s report on the other party.
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Superannuation Splitting and Family Law – WA De Facto Couples

Danielle Hadida
Lawyer

Proposed amendments to the laws for separation of de facto relationships will see WA mirror all other States so that couples will be able to split their superannuation in property settlement matters.

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Hold On Don’t Enforce the Judgment, I’ve Lodged an Appeal

Ann Spencer
Senior Associate

An appropriate undertaking was sufficient to defeat an application to suspend enforcement of a judgment, subject to appeal.
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Work Related or Not Work Related? Tragic South Australian Fatality in the Headlines

Stephen Williams
Partner

This case’s work relatedness might also trigger workers’ compensation and negligence claims.
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Workers on Visas – Can They Claim Workers’ Compensation?

Vidal Hockless
Partner

Workers on visas who work in Australia contrary to their visa conditions and unlawful non-citizens are not capable of entering into a lawful contract of employment and may for that reason lose the ability to recover compensation for workplace injuries.
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