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Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018

On 14 August 2018, the Department of Home Affairs introduced to Parliament the Telecommunications an...

Family Court Fees 2018

As of 1 July 2018, the Federal Government Regulations have increased the filing fees payable to the ...

Current Copyright Law Doesn’t Support Innovation

Deloitte’s Report of Copyright in the Digital Age (2018) has found that “Australia’s cur...

Dutton’s Decision Quashed

Peter Dutton’s Decision Quashed by the Federal Court Irish Bentley Lawyers, acting on behalf of Mr ...

Have you been affected by a Migration Decision?

On 6 September 2017, the High Court handed down its judgement in Graham v Minister for Immigration a...

Have you been affected by an “un-Australian” migration decision?

Irish Bentley Lawyers and our migration division, The Migration Place, are proud to assist a wide ra...

Advancing Legal Practice

On Sunday, 6 August 2017, Angus Murray, Senior Associate and Trade Marks Attorney at Irish Bentley ...

ACCC Moves to Action in Targeting Compliance Breaches of the Franchising Code of Conduct

In Australia, franchises are required to comply with a strict compliance framework governed by the ...

A Judge praises the business of drug dealing?

“You obviously could do very well in business because you clearly are quite intelligent,” Justice Ly...

‘Safe Harbour’ Guidelines – Limited Recourse Borrowing Arrangements

On 6 April 2016, the ATO released Practical Compliance Guide PCG 2016/5, titled as the ‘Safe Harbour...

Successfully Navigating a Favourable Resolution to Director Penalty Notices

Irish Bentley Lawyers have considerable experience navigating all facets of Australia taxation law. ...

Declaring the Queensland Police Service as a Criminal Organisation?

 Under the Criminal Organisation Act 2009, a Court can declare an organisation to be a ‘Criminal Org...

‘TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT’ – UNFAIR CONTRACT TERMS INVOLVING SMALL BUSINESSES

Businesses, small and large, need to be aware starting 12 November 2016, that unfair contract protec...

Irish Bentley Lawyers helping the first production electric car to be designed and built in Australia

Irish Bentley Lawyers are proud to have helped Tomcar evolve its manufacturing business in Australia...

What you need to know about the new organised crime laws – consorting and wearing of patches and jewellery

Explanatory notes for the current governments organised crime laws have been released. The lengthy d...