Stacks Goudkamp’s Special Counsel, Belinda Cassidy presented a paper entitled “Tribunals and Tribulations” at the Law Society’s Specialist Accreditation Conference last Friday. The conference was held at the wonderful International Conference Centre at Darling Harbour and other speakers included former Deputy State Coroner Hugh Dillon, Andrew Morrison SC, Andrew Stone SC, David Hirsch, Richard Royle SC, Tim Concannon and Jnana Gumbert.
Last Thursday, a collision between a trail bike and ute left man dead and another injured following an alleged assault. Given the circumstances surrounding the accident, their rights to compensation may not be entirely straight forward.
We are in a golden age of e-commerce. From clothes to holidays, Australians love to surf the net and fill up their virtual baskets with online bargains. The beauty of the internet is that it opens up a global marketplace to Australian consumers. However, what happens when a product bought online from an overseas retailer is faulty, or a service is not up to standard? Do Australians have any rights?
Managing Director, Tom Goudkamp OAM is pleased to announce the recent promotion of a new Practice Group Leader, Karina Heywood and Senior Associate, Alex Morrison.
In the news last week was a tragic story from Adelaide about a man in his 70s who was killed when the car he was working on rolled forward and crushed him. This has sparked an interesting debate about what constitutes a "motor vehicle accident" for the purposes of personal injury law and what entitlements may arise from an accident such as this.
Congratulations to our very own Samantha De Freitas who was admitted as a Solicitor in the Supreme Court of New South Wales on 22 June 2018.