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

Jack Carroll
Lawyer

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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