The inaugural edition of the Carter Newell Asia Pacific Carriers’ Liability Guide details the civil aviation liability regime in a number of Asia Pacific nations. The Guide outlines the international conventions to which each nation is a member, and examines the key domestic carrier liability legislation and case law for death and injury, baggage and cargo, third party property damage and delay claims.
Contact: Stephen White, Partner and Emma Topen, Associate; Carter Newell (Queensland, Australia)
Readers will recall in our June 2012 newsletter we reported the case of Welch v Graham & Another  QDC 103 in which the Queensland District Court found the homeowner Defendants liable for the elderly Plaintiff's personal injuries for failing to remove a gumtree overhanging the front steps of their suburban Brisbane home.
Contact: Carter Newell (Queensland, Australia)
The recent decision of Ensham Resources Pty Ltd v Aioi Insurance Company Ltd  explores the subject of legal professional privilege (LPP) and the circumstances under which LPP can arise.
By: Brian C. Vick