QT Bar Surfers Paradise, GCDLA celebrates the end of another busy and successful year. Though this year celebrations had a little extra sparkle with the Gold Coast Legal fraternity also celebrating the overwhelming success of two of its own with the Qld legal profession electing Bill Potts as President and Christine Smyth as Deputy President […]
In June 2014 the ALRC released a 332 page report- Serious Invasions of Privacy in the Digital Era, in which it explored issues and made recommendations as to new tort laws addressing privacy and social media. These issues were ventilated in a recent Western Australian civil case Wilson v Ferguson  WASC 15 in which […]
Christine Smyth and Hartwell Legal Lawyer, Katerina Peiros’ article has been published in The Tax Institute Journal ‘Taxation in Australia’. This article discusses the legislative regime and recent case law surrounding the definition of de facto status and its impact on succession law rights. To read more Successful Succession articles, Click Here.