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Who, what, where with Murray Shume

Who, what, where with Murray Shume

15 October 19

Click below for who, what, where with Murray Shume and hear why he chose Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers and what inspired him to become a lawyer.

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A safe harbour for executors selling estate property outside of the two year limit

A safe harbour for executors selling estate property outside of the two year limit

15 October 19

Executors facing unforeseen difficulties in selling an estate property within two years of the date of death are now protected by the Commissioner’s safe harbour rules.

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It does not have to be pristine - verdict for mining company in slip and fall incident

It does not have to be pristine – verdict for mining company in slip and fall incident

30 September 19

In Davies v Whitehaven Coal Mining Ltd [2019] NSW SC 1125, a mining company successfully defended a high quantum slip and fall claim by an underground miner.

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‘Similar facts’ in workers’ compensation claims?

‘Similar facts’ in workers’ compensation claims?

30 September 19

In Deanne King v Workers’ Compensation Regulator [2019] QIRC 134, the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) allowed a worker to lead ‘similar fact evidence’ in support of an appeal.

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