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Barristers Clerk at the Victorian Bar has a membership of 220 Barristers including 27 Queens Counsel.
Barristers Clerk at the Victorian Bar has a membership of 220 Barristers including 27 Queens Counsel.

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Greens List Barristers is proud to announce that Michael Galvin QC has been named as a recommended Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution Senior Counsel, by Doyles Guide.

In the Junior Counsel category list members Simon Rubenstein and Christopher Brown have been nominated.

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Supreme Court confirms that OCs must carry out works to common property to avoid discrimination against persons with disabilities. 

Read full post by barrister Tiphanie Acreman below:
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Ryan Maguire, Barrister and registered Trade Marks Attorney, has written a helpful paper for practitioners who prepare evidence for trade mark opposition proceedings.
Using the recent FCA judgment in Bauer Consumer Media Limited v Evergreen Television Pty Ltd as an example, Ryan addresses the evidentiary challenges that can arise in proving trade mark use and the particularly detrimental consequences of failing to adequately explain an absence of such evidence.

See full paper here:
https://lnkd.in/gPEx-vz #auslaw #trademarks #intellectualproperty
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Estate agents’ commission fiasco to be fixed.
See full post by barrister Robert Hay QC below:
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Which Prevails – the OC Rules or the Planning Permit Conditions?

The Supreme Court has determined a case, Elwick 9 Pty Ltd v Freeman [2018] VSC 234, which examined the question of whether owners corporation rules (OC Rules) which are inconsistent with the conditions on a planning permit can be acted upon or are of no effect. To read the full post by barrister Tiphanie Acreman, see below:

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CPD - June 14 - ‘Your apartment is leaking into my kitchen’
Liability for water ingress in residential apartment blocks.
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CPD - 7 June 2018 - When to claim a constructive trust over land and limitation periods
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GST withholding and the sale of land - CPD - 9 May 2018
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Do you act for vendors or purchasers of “new residential premises” or “potential residential land”?
A new GST withholding regime comes into effect on 1 July 2018. Do you know:
• Will the purchaser have a withholding obligation at settlement, and if so, for what amount?

• How is the withholding obligation complied with?
• Will the vendor need to provide the purchaser with a withholding notification prior to settlement?
• Do amendments need to be made to the sale of land contract?
• What happens if the purchaser fails to withhold when it should?

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GST withholding and the sale of land - CPD - 9 May 2018
Summary:
Do you act for vendors or purchasers of “new residential premises” or “potential residential land”?
A new GST withholding regime comes into effect on 1 July 2018. Do you know:
• Will the purchaser have a withholding obligation at settlement, and if so, for what amount?

• How is the withholding obligation complied with?
• Will the vendor need to provide the purchaser with a withholding notification prior to settlement?
• Do amendments need to be made to the sale of land contract?
• What happens if the purchaser fails to withhold when it should?
https://lnkd.in/g2crszx
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VCAT loses jurisdiction to hear a dispute where a party is not resident in Victoria - Robert Hay QC https://lnkd.in/g7Bggpd
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