Electronic signing update19 August 2021
Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures No. 1) Act 2021 (Cth) has introduced measures for electronic signing by companies, commencing 14 August 2021 and due to continue until 1 April 2022.
Katrina Mawer named as a finalist in Lawyers Weekly’s 30 Under 30 for 202104 May 2021
Crown Law Principal Lawyer, Katrina Mawer has been named as a finalist in Lawyers Weekly’s 30 Under 30 for 2021.
Crown Law will accept service of documents via email01 April 2021
The Queensland Government is committed to protecting the health and safety of its staff and the broader community during the COVID-19 Pandemic. This includes implementing social distancing measures to minimise face-to-face contact. The following alternative arrangements for Service of Process have therefore been put in place.
Palmer v Western Australia  HCA 512 March 2021
Section 92 of the Constitution provides that trade, commerce and intercourse among the States shall be ‘absolutely free’.
Still open for business: Australia’s Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Act 2020 (Cth)05 March 2021
The Federal Parliament has made the Australia’s Foreign Relations (State and Territory Arrangements) Act 2020 (Cth) (Act) to ensure that arrangements between Australian States and Territories and foreign governments are consistent with Australia’s foreign policy.