Insights Insights
  1. Clayton v Bant – An Update

    3 December 2020 | Family Law

    On 2 December 2020, the High Court of Australia (the High Court) delivered its judgment in the matter of Clayton v Bant.1 The High Court’s decision discusses the complexities that can arise in cross-jurisdictional family law matters. It also serves...

  2. Making difficult relationship decisions during COVID-19

    15 September 2020 | Family Law

    Whether you have already separated, are contemplating separation, or are concerned that your significant other may be contemplating separation, we know that the current COVID-19 restrictions are complicating relationship problems for many people like...

  3. The Lighthouse Project - Helping families that have experienced family violence

    4 September 2020 | Family Law

    What is the Lighthouse Project? The Lighthouse Project is an innovative response to calls for a national family violence risk assessment process, together with specialised pathways for high-risk cases in the Family Court of Australia and the Federal...

  4. Setting aside Binding Child Support Agreements – COVID-19, the unprecedented and ‘exceptional’ circumstance

    6 August 2020 | Family Law

    The COVID-19 pandemic has had various and far reaching consequences. The global impact cannot be understated and the law has been no exception. A recent decision of the Family Court of Australia identifies one such impact to binding child support...

  5. Carpe Diem – the importance of timely advice in international family law matters

    24 January 2020 | Family Law

    The Full Court of the Family Court of Australia’s decision in Bant & Clayton1 reiterates the importance of seeking specialist family law advice in matters with international issues. The absence of taking that advice can lead to adverse...

  6. Cyber threats to confidential and privileged information

    15 August 2019 | Insurance & Health Law

    On 14 August 2019, the High Court of Australia delivered judgment in Glencore International AG v Commissioner of Taxation. That case considers the operation of legal professional privilege in circumstances where documents were stolen from the electronic...

Load More