In early December 2021, the High Court in Arsalan v Rixon; Nguyen v Cassim HCA40 considered the issue of hiring a replacement vehicle of broadly
Well we thought 2020 was bad and then came along the annus horribilis 2021. Employers and employees have had another challenging year. The annual work
The Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia has a clear principle that the Court should only hear an application to vary an earlier Order
Every now and then a client will say something along the lines of “I’ve heard that it is 5% extra of the property per child”.
The winding back of lockdown restrictions was not the only highlight in the week commencing 11 October 2021. 2 new judges were appointed to the
On 27 July 2021 the Supreme Court allowed a defendant to serve a cross claim out of time. For the uninitiated, the court process is
As a leading and trusted legal firm we are always inspired by the calibre and commitment of our people – and there’s good reason. Two
There is an obligation on parties to disclose all relevant information about their superannuation entitlements for consideration in family law property settlements. When the name
While a large proportion of the state are subject to Stay at Home Orders, the NSW Government has given a reprieve to children who live
It is possible to split the superannuation entitlements of married and de facto couples as part of their property settlement adjustment. Such splits need to
In a recent case, Tapping v Empress Diamonds Pty Ltd ATF Empress Discretionary Trust  FCCA 1335 (“the Tapping Case”), an employer was found to have breached
Major family law reforms are touted as a revolutionary new approach to repair a broken system. While we hope it’s the fix our community has
Demonstrating our strong commitment to developing future leaders, Mullane & Lindsay has promoted and appointed commercial solicitor Lachlan Page to Associate Director, responsible for Operational
The standard Enduring Power of Attorney (“EPOA”) provides that it is effective immediately after it is signed by both the appointor and the appointed attorney.
Our region has the state’s highest rate of family violence, and our court registry is significantly under resourced. Mark Sullivan What influenced your career? At