At the peak of the nation’s COVID-19 control measures, police were granted sweeping powers over Australian citizens. Leaving your house without a reasonable excuse became… Read More »Were there any alternatives? Police powers and COVID-19
“It is only when they go wrong that machines remind you how powerful they are” – Clive James. What happens to your phone data when you… Read More »Your phone is not safe – cybersecurity and why hitting delete is not enough
Directors and business owners, do you know what guarantees you have signed for? At Green & Associates, we know that many directors and business owners… Read More »Personal Liability for directors and business owners in a post-COVID world
Force Majeure and Frustration: legal remedies for businesses unable to fulfil their contractual obligations due to COVID-19
COVID-19 has certainly thrown everyone’s lives around. From banning mass gathering to lockdowns to new social distancing measures, it’s a heck of a lot to… Read More »Force Majeure and Frustration: legal remedies for businesses unable to fulfil their contractual obligations due to COVID-19
We love a good Netflix series as much as anyone else. But our latest pick goes far further than simply a good watch – it’s… Read More »Lessons from Netflix’s When They See Us
‘The decision to ban cannabis was an accident of history’– Dr Alex Woodward, President, the Australian Drug Law Reform Foundation. In 2017–2018 there were 72,381… Read More »Weed decriminalization: How far behind is Australia compared with the US?
Dealing with the police is daunting, especially if you are arrested on suspicion of having committed an offence. Let’s be honest, no matter how big… Read More »Your right to silence – when to keep it zipped.
‘It is better that ten guilty persons escape than that one innocent suffer’ — William Blackstone, 1760. Today this sentiment is known as Blackstone’s ratio,… Read More »Innocence Projects: Standing up for the wrongfully accused
In 1922 Australian wine-bar owner, Colin Ross, was arrested and executed by hanging for the murder of 12 year-old Alma Tirtschke. Spoiler alert: Ross was… Read More »Innocent people in jail: when the law gets it wrong
In a nutshell, this is the most conventional way to “contest a will” in NSW. A successful family provision claim has the effect of “re-writing”… Read More »Savings vs Fallout – Self-Representing in Estate Matters