Esther is a Senior Editor and Publishing Co-ordinator for the Analytical Law teams at Thomson Reuters, Sydney. Esther is currently the Editor for Australasian Dispute Resolution, Commercial Contract Clauses, Foreign Investment in Australia, Employee Relations Manual, Costs Guide NSW, NSW Administrative Law, Quick on Costs, Victorian Administrative Law, and Victorian Courts.
As a part of the ongoing enhancement project for Quick on Costs, the first part of the Remedies for Costs chapter has been released with Update 93 in August. The framework of Part 1 is set out below. In the full version of the first part of this chapter, each of six essentially extra judicial ...more
To modernise the bill, three requirements have to be satisfied: The bill must provide more transparent explanation than is currently provided, about what work was done in the various time periods and why. The bill must provide a user friendly synopsis of the work done, how long it took and why … The bill must ...more
Roger Quick, lead author of Quick on Costs, has recently had an article on solicitor and client bills under the Legal Profession Uniform Law (LPUL) published in the Australian Lawyers Alliance publication Precedent. As well as highlighting key reforms made by the LPUL when it came into force 1 July 2015, the article considers changes ...more
Litigation practitioners should be aware of the significant changes to the practice of cost recovery in the Federal Court resulting from the publication of the Costs Practice Note on 25 October 2016. The practice note is aimed at reducing the time and costs involved in quantifying costs recoverable by a party with the benefit of a ...more
The Insolvency Law Reform Act 2016 (Cth) (ILRA), expected to come into effect on or before 1 March 2017, will change the existing relationships of insolvency practitioners such as administrators, liquidators and trustees. In new content written for Quick on Costs, Roger Quick conducts a comparative analysis of the pre ILRA regime and the amendments ...more