Media & Blog Posts
As high-profile defamation cases hit the headlines and courts, Morry Bailes asks if the existing system is fit for purpose.
Is it a coincidence, or does there seem to be an uptick in defamation suits being commenced by Australian politicians?
The question raises interesting considerations not only about defamation laws in...
Hi. My name is Tim White, and I am a partner here at TGB, specialising in advising injured workers – specifically with military compensation claims and Comcare claims.
Having assisted injured workers for about 25 years, I want to share with you my top five questions you should raise with your lawyer at the first meeting....
An anti-corruption inquiry into an Australian police force campaign for recruitment gender balance is a warning for managers to check how results are achieved, argues Morry Bailes.
Gender equality at all costs may be the catch cry of some in our community, but as the Queensland Police Service (QPS) recently discovered, it...
When signing your contract for purchase of land, home buyers should take care to ensure that the finance figure in the contract is no less that what they will apply to borrow.
If the figure in the contract is too low, the consequences can be extremely serious. You could find yourself in breach of contract, even though you...
In the sad event of a relationship breakdown, you can’t let the coronavirus and social isolation get in the way of moving forward with your life.
Advice and a helping hand are important at this stressful time, which is why TGB is delighted to extend it’s popular “Coffee with a Family Lawyer” service...
It’s hard to believe that something as common as a staple remover could cost your estate hundreds, or even thousands of dollars! But in fact, the simple act of removing the staple from an original Will can call the entire validity of the Will into question.
When deciding whether to grant Probate of a Will in an estate...
The news broke yesterday that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and wife Melinda Gates have officially filed for divorce.
Whilst divorce may feel like the loss of a loved one, death and divorce are life events that intertwine in ways beyond the emotional – your estate planning.
As an estate planning lawyer...
Examples from the legal profession demonstrate why enforced quotas to increase female participation in politics and business are unwarranted, argues Morry Bailes.
Judging between meritocracy and quotas
The Liberal Party of Australia is currently facing the age old question of whether to force gender equality amongst elected...
Firstly… what is (and isn’t) a divorce?
A divorce, quite simply, is the legal end to your marriage. Any arrangements made with your former partner over the division of property or care arrangements for children are dealt with separately. You can divide the property of the marriage and put care arrangements in place for your...