The Etheringtons Blog

Be Careful What You Meme

The area of defamation law is rapidly expanding as we find new ways to engage with each other over the internet. In this technological era, we caution you to be…

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What Is A Restraint Of Trade And Can It Be Enforced?

What Is a Restraint of Trade Clause? Restraint of trade clauses are common in employment contracts. They prevent you from competing with your employer’s business, poaching staff or soliciting clients…

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Bankruptcy Information: October 2017 Update

Reduction of Bankruptcy It is likely that bankruptcy will be reduced from three years to one year. This is from the second reading speech of the Bankruptcy Amendment (Enterprise Incentives)…

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Can You Sue Google For Defamation?

If you Google search your name and defamatory material appears, what can you do? Can you sue Google for defamation? 2014: The New South Wales Supreme Court In 2014, the…

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Parental Testing – Who’s The Daddy?

Determining Who's the Parent in Family Law Family law proceedings can be very complicated, especially when children are involved. What happens if someone questions or doubts who the biological parents…

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Celebrating The IBA In Sydney

IBA Cocktail Party Celebrations On Tuesday, 10 October 2017, Etheringtons Solicitors joined Immigration Solutions in hosting a Cocktail Party at the Hacienda Bar, Sydney, to celebrate the International Bar Association…

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Online Copyright Infringement

Social Media is Unavoidable We’re confronted with social media in its various forms everyday. President Trump is endlessly tweeting and the person next to you on the bus is scrolling…

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Sunset Clause For Off-the-Plan Purchases

When you purchase off-the-plan you are buying an apartment before it is built. Off-the-plan properties come with significant risks that you should consider before committing to buy. One of these…

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The Difference Between A Barrister And A Solicitor

What Is the Difference Between a Barrister and a Solicitor? Barristers and solicitors are both people who can assist with your legal matters. The difference between a barrister and a solicitor…

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Defamation Case Australia – Rebel Wilson’s Big Victory

Defamation Case Australia: Rebel Wilson v Bauer Media On 13 September 2017, the court awarded actress Rebel Wilson $4.56 million. This is the largest defamation payout in Australian legal history.…

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Separated Under One Roof – How Do I Apply For Divorce?

Are You Separated Under One Roof? The requirement for divorce is that you and your partner have been separated and living apart for at least twelve months. So what happens…

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Freedom Of Speech In Australia

Do We Have the Right to Freedom of Speech in Australia? The short answer is no, we do not have the right to freedom of speech in Australia. Freedom of…

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