Is Pell off to the High Court of Australia?

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Cardinal George Pell’s legal team have confirmed that they will seek leave to appeal to the High Court of Australia. This follows the majority two to one decision of the Victorian Court of Appeal which upheld Pell’s conviction on child sex offences. So what exactly did the three judges of

Full Federal Court hands down decision on fuel tax credits and the four year rule in s 47-5 of the Fuel Tax Act

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In Linfox Australia Pty Ltd v Commissioner of Taxation [2019] FCAFC 131 the Full Federal Court dismissed the taxpayer’s appeal against the conclusion of the Tribunal ([2019] AATA 222) that certain toll roads operated and maintained by a private operator were a “public road” for the purposes of the Fuel Tax Act.

Bullying and sexual harassment in the legal profession

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A global study across 135 countries by the International Bar Association has found that bullying and sexual harassment is widespread in the legal profession. The report makes a number of recommendations to change the culture and work environment in the law office.

Tribunal finds taxpayer not entitled to input tax credits for the purchase of vehicles and equipment from a related entity

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In Byron Pty Ltd and Commissioner of Taxation [2019] AATA 2042 the Tribunal found that the applicant was not entitled to claim input tax credits with respect to the purchase of vehicles and equipment, most of which was said to have been acquired from a related entity. While the Tribunal was not satisfied

“Jumping out” the Retail Leases Act – a clarification

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ROBERT HAY QC COMMERCIAL LAW BARRISTER

Today I posted an article about Verraty Pty Ltd v Richmond Football Club [2019] VCAT 1073.

I have had queries about paragraph (i) where I said:

“where the commencing rent under a new lease does not exceed $1,000,000 for the first 12 months,  before the lease is entered into the