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Terminating Employees And The Risks Of Adverse Action Claims

Blog post by Charles Clifton When considering terminating an employee, many employers commonly assess their exposure to a claim from an employee in relation to an unfair dismissal claim only, which an employer can (generally) defeat on jurisdictional grounds if: the employee has not completed a minimum employment period of 6 months (or 12 months… Read more

CM News – Introducing Rob and Deborah

Culshaw Miller Lawyers is pleased to announce that Robert Parkinson will be commencing on Monday 9 January 2017 as our Family Law Consultant with his law clerk Deborah Luke.  Rob and Deborah will be joining the team in our Perth office. The directors and staff of Culshaw Miller join in welcoming Rob and Deborah to the… Read more

2016/2017 Christmas School Holiday Contact Deadlines

Blog post by Hayley Ellison With the Christmas holidays fast approaching, it is important to make arrangements to spend time with your children in advance. If you are unable to reach an agreement regarding the upcoming Christmas school holidays then you may need to seek Family Court Orders. Family Dispute Resolution Prior to commencing Family Court… Read more

CM News – Three New Associates

Culshaw Miller Lawyers is pleased to announce that Hayley Ellison of our Perth office has been promoted to Associate in the area of Family Law. Similarly, Kate O’Leary of our Adelaide office has been made an Associate in Family Law. Congratulations also to Tom Cuthbertson of our Adelaide office, whose practice covers Criminal Law and… Read more

Legal Aid Matters – A National Campaign

Today saw the launch of the national Legal Aid Matters campaign. The message: Australian Governments must: Increase the Commonwealth’s share of legal aid commission funding to 50 per cent with the States and Territories. This would amount to an additional $126 million in the 2016 Commonwealth Budget. Immediately provide a further $120 million to cover… Read more

The Need To Keep Your Will Current

Blog post by Ilsa Wallner It is well established that marriage and divorce affect the operation of a person’s Will. A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Western Australia now suggests that the dissolution of a de facto relationship may have equally important consequences for Wills. A Case Study: Blyth v Wilken In Blyth v… Read more

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