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Monthly Archives: May 2012

University of Adelaide Academics defend constitutionality of same-sex marriage before the Senate

 On Friday, 4 May 2012, Professor John Williams and Gabrielle Appleby from the Adelaide Law School appeared before the Senate’s Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee to give evidence in support of the submission made by a number of University of Adelaide scholars. The full submission, and a brief overview of it, is available here. On […]

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Being Choosy: Associate Professor Paul Babie on Property Law and Property Theory

One way of explaining what Paul Babie does to make a cracker is to say he teaches and researches Property Law and Property Theory with a bit of study on Law and Religion thrown in for good measure. Snore… Whoops, sorry to put you to sleep. The exciting explanation is Paul wants to know why […]

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Solving the Puzzle of Corporate Rescue: Associate Professor David Brown

One of legal academic David Brown’s key areas of interest includes corporate rescue. David’s expertise also includes corporate law and insolvency law. In this article he shares what it is, why it is vital, and his involvement in this area.

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Sham-ful Behaviour – University of Adelaide law professor explains sham contracting

Professor Andrew Stewart, Deputy Dean of the Adelaide Law School in the University of Adelaide spoke about a subject which he is passionate – sham contracting. Andrew’s main areas of interest are employment law, workplace relations, contract law and intellectual property. He teaches, researches, works as a consultant in industry and also with government organisations […]

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CPD Event – Obtaining proper instructions

Obtaining proper instructions Presenters: Margaret Castles and Anne Hewitt A 2007 study of Queensland disciplinary cases showed that an increasing number of matters concerning ‘quality of service’, including communication with clients, proceeded to disciplinary hearings.  While there are no similar studies of disciplinary action in South Australia, an increasing number of complaints are being made […]

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