Gender equality among barristers before the High Court

The subject of gender equality has been a hot topic in the media with recent coverage on state and national programs to tackle the bias in the legal profession. The question of why so few women appear before the High Court, and why even fewer have speaking roles has been raised by Professor George Williams ...more

The French High Court

The French High Court

The latest issue of The Australian Law Journal features special articles on the retirement of The Hon R S French AC, the 12th Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia. See below for a preview of this special edition, with subscriber links through to the full-text on Westlaw AU. Illustration: Simon Fieldhouse Sections: Current ...more

The Laws of Australia Updates February 2017

The Laws of Australia Updates February 2017

The following Subtitles were updated in February 2017 and are now available on Westlaw AU: Update 326 – February 2017 Criminal Law Principles 9.1 “The Criminal Laws” (Ch 8) Updated by Professor Mirko Bagaric, Professor of Law, Swinburne University Law School The updated chapter 8 of this Subtitle addresses two of the four requirements for ...more

Technical Issues and Other Communications - How do I subscribe?

Technical Issues and Other Communications – How do I subscribe?

The Thomson Reuters Insider is just one of a number of ways we alert our customers to important information about their Thomson Reuters services. We encourage you to seek out the latest information from this site. We also provide a number of versatile multi format communication options to support the various ways our users like ...more

Legal Research Webinars - New Dates Available Now

Legal Research Webinars – New Dates Available Now

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If you want article alerts same day or if you want to narrow the focus of your alerting you can do so with the Online Insider. As a subscriber you will receive a monthly update of everything happening on the Online Insider via email. You may be receiving these emails already. If not click here to find out how ...more

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Categories & Tags help you narrow information on the Online Insider down to just what you are looking for. The sites search box allows you to go directly to the articles that contain your search term, but if you prefer to browse through everything available in a certain subject area you can do this by using the ...more

The Laws of Australia Updates August 2017

The Laws of Australia Updates August 2017

The following Subtitles were updated in August 2017 and are now available on Westlaw AU:  Update 332 –August 2017 International Trade 24.4 “International Taxation” (Chs 1–4) Updated by Adam Ahmed, Director, Adam Ahmed & Co These chapters consider the taxation of foreign residents and income sourced outside Australia. This update includes commentary on principles established in case ...more

Getting Paid: Part 1

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

FIRSTPOINT UPDATE: NEW HIGHWAYS CLASSIFICATION SCHEME

FIRSTPOINT UPDATE: NEW HIGHWAYS CLASSIFICATION SCHEME

One of the latest updates to the FirstPoint classification scheme on Westlaw AU is a new classification scheme for the Highways title. This title covers cases on all forms of highway, such as roads, streets, lanes, public ways and footpaths. It also extends to artificial structures such as bridges, tunnels, ramps, culverts and drains. The ...more

Motor Vehicle Law Qld Noticeboard – August 2017 – Sentence Note: Pendlebury v Queensland Police Service [2017] QDC 166

The Motor Vehicle Law Qld Noticeboard is your definitive resource for both civil and criminal aspects of motor vehicle law news as it occurs. Frequently updated by respected barristers Simon Cilento and Andrew West, the Noticeboard keeps you informed of the latest key legislative and case developments relating to Queensland motor vehicle law. For more comprehensive information and analysis ...more

Motor Vehicle Law Qld Noticeboard – August 2017 – Driving on an interstate licence

The Motor Vehicle Law Qld Noticeboard is your definitive resource for both civil and criminal aspects of motor vehicle law news as it occurs. Frequently updated by respected barristers Simon Cilento and Andrew West, the Noticeboard keeps you informed of the  latest key legislative and case developments relating to Queensland motor vehicle law. For more comprehensive information and analysis ...more