Mediation: Tips and Traps

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Mediation: Tips and Traps by Simon J Harben SC This is a practical overview of Mediation. It examines the National Accreditation System and then the processes available to enable the reader to conduct a successful Mediation. There are important tips set out and by reference to some cases various traps…

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Applications for costs and non-publication orders: Civil applications in the Local Court

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Applications for costs and non-publication orders: Civil applications in the Local Court by Lizzie McLaughlin Applications for costs and applications for suppression or non-publication are common requests received from clients in at the beginning or the end of their criminal proceedings. They are not often pursued and generally an accused…

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Litigants in person

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Litigants in person with notes by Tony Allen Litigants in Person - summary of learned papers - practical advice on the character of some litigants in person such as obsessiveness, flooding of documents by them and irrelevant material - inability of LIP to to refer to or understand evidence, -…

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Controlled Operations – Some practical tips

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Controlled Operations - some practical tips by Jason Hale The Law Enforcement (Controlled Operations) Act 1997 gives the police the power to contravene the criminal law. It gives trained undercover operatives (and non-police participants) the authority to purchase prohibited drugs, stolen property and firearms. It also allows operatives and non-police…

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