The Australian Institute of Family Studies estimate 2-5% of older Australians experience elder abuse each year. However, this issue is chronically under-reported due to a lack of understanding and the … [Read more...] about Elder Abuse
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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) commenced proceedings against Optus for breaching section 12DA of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) Act 2001. … [Read more...] about Optus Faces a $10 million Penalty for Misleading Customers
Recently, a store in Kuwait was reportedly closed after its owners were caught sticking plastic eyes on their fish to make them appear fresh. Other fishmongers have responded with using the tagline … [Read more...] about Food Fraud
The NSW government is proposing amendments to the current Crimes Act so that anyone who stalks or intimidates another person online could face up to five years imprisonment. This will empower police … [Read more...] about NSW Gets Tough on Cyberbullying
The recent uproar around the projection of advertising NSW’s Everest Competition has raised questions with regards to heritage law. The Everest Competition is a horse racing competition with … [Read more...] about Sydney Opera House – Is it an advertising billboard for public use?
We are pleased to announce that Freedman & Gopalan has been short-listed as a Finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards, in the category of: Boutique Diversity Law Firm of the Year We … [Read more...] about 2018 Women in Law Awards Finalist: Boutique Diversity Law Firm of the Year!
The ABC Managing Director Michelle Guthrie has recently been fired, only 2 years into her 5-year term. In her initial statement on Monday 24 September she stated that she would consider her legal … [Read more...] about ABC Sacking Highlights Unfair Dismissal Laws
Recently, the District Court of NSW ordered a solicitor to pay costs to their client. The solicitor Grace represented the Plaintiff, Bennie from 1999 to 2009 in a dispute with the State of NSW. … [Read more...] about It Costs to Dispute Costs