May 2019

Crown Land – Is It A Lease Or A Licence Where There Is A Public Access Reservation?
Aiming at an Employee and Shooting Yourself in the Foot – Workplace Investigation Leads to Compensation Claim
FIFO Code of Practice – Battle Against Mental Illness
Small Slips Sink Statutory Demands
Straight from the Horse’s Mouth – Judge Sets Out How Trials Will Now Run in District Court of WA
Crown Land – Is It A Lease Or A Licence Where There Is A Public Access Reservation?

Philip Mavor
Senior Associate

It may not always be clear whether parties have entered into a lease or a licence agreement when that instrument contains significant public access or other reservations.
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Aiming at an Employee and Shooting Yourself in the Foot – Workplace Investigation Leads to Compensation Claim

A recent decision upheld the award of compensation to a worker who claimed psychiatric injury as a result of a workplace investigation by her employer.
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FIFO Code of Practice – Battle Against Mental Illness

Stephen Williams
Partner

Mike Baldwin
Special Counsel

Government-funded research found FIFO workers experience higher levels of psychological distress than non-FIFO workers.
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Small Slips Sink Statutory Demands

Tom Darbyshire
Partner

A CSD can save you an enormous amount of time and money in the right circumstances, but there are many ways they can backfire.
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Straight from the Horse’s Mouth – Judge Sets Out How Trials Will Now Run in District Court of WA

Private: Jack Carroll
Associate

The District Court enunciates some guiding principles for litigation practitioners about the circumstances when witness outlines will be ordered for trial.
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