Leaker's dismissal upheld29 October 2015
Crown Law recently represented the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry in an application for reinstatement brought by a former employee who had been dismissed for, amongst other things, releasing department information to external parties including media organisations.
Hamcor Pty Ltd & Anor v State of Qld
 ACA 18312 October 2015
Crown Law’s Commercial Dispute Resolution Team has successfully defended an appeal on behalf of Queensland Fire and Rescue Service concerning alleged breaches of duty of care in negligence in fighting one of the State’s largest chemical fires.
Significant changes to procedures for workers’ compensation appeals08 October 2015
From 1 October 2015, there are significant changes to the procedures for appeals made to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003.
CL defends vocal cord damage claim25 September 2015
Crown Law was recently successful in settling a claim made against a department by an employee who alleged damage to vocal chords from talking at work.
CCAQ v Smith17 September 2015
Crown Law acted for the Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and the Minister for Natural Resources and Mines in Coast and Country Association of Queensland Inc v Smith  QSC 260 in which Justice Douglas of the Supreme Court delivered judgment on 4 September 2015.