Guidelines

Remote working and confidentiality

15 Apr 2020

Remote working and confidentiality

Guidance for law practices on supervision of staff working remotely and ensuring confidentiality of client information.

Witnessing Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

14 Apr 2020

Witnessing Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney

Guidance on witnessing Wills and Enduring Powers of Attorney when not attending on clients face to face.

Guidance on crowdfunding legal services

2 Jan 2020

Guidance on crowdfunding legal services

The Law Council of Australia has released guidance for legal practitioners on the use of crowdfunding in litigation.

ACT Land Tax update

4 Oct 2019

ACT Land Tax update

The role of solicitors in relation to the ACT Land Tax on residential properties.

Cross examination in family violence cases

20 Sep 2019

Cross examination in family violence cases

Information about new provisions in the Family Law Act restricting cross examination in circumstances involving allegations of family violence.

Disclosure obligations under the Retirement Villages Act

22 Aug 2019

Disclosure obligations under the Retirement Villages Act

Changes to disclosure obligations under the Retirement Villages Legislation Amendment Act.

Contact with the complainant in family violence or sexual assault matters

5 Feb 2018

Contact with the complainant in family violence or sexual assault matters

Guidance note regarding coming into contact with the complainant in family violence and/or sexual assault cases.

ACT Stamp Duty update

13 Apr 2017

ACT Stamp Duty update

Information about the recent decision in ACT Revenue v Araghi and Dorsett, and on duty assessed on the combined land contract and building contract.

Dealing with a disputed Will

3 Apr 2017

Dealing with a disputed Will

This guidance note sets out general instructions if a Will you have prepared is seriously disputed in contested probate proceedings.

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