Publications, Guidelines & Resources

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Oct 30, 2018 – Read the Bulletin online. The Bulletin is the Law Society’s flagship journal, featuring information on the latest developments in the legal profession, informed analysis on key justice issues, previews and reviews of major events, and engaging pr
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Nov 14, 2009 – At some stage in our practising lives we all have had an approach from a relative or friend who needs “a little legal advice”. There are inherent problems involved when acting for friends or relatives which in turn increase your risk of a negligen
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Nov 14, 2019 – Access CPD papers and recordings via our online store or view a listing of older papers and recordings
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Sep 1, 2020 – Media Releases
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Nov 14, 2019 – Caseweek has been developed as the most accessible and cost effective way of keeping up to date with major decisions handed down in Commonwealth and State jurisdictions as they appear on the Internet. It contains comprehensive casenotes with hotlinks
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Feb 15, 2019 – InBrief is a weekly newsletter distributed to all Members on Thursday afternoons. InBrief contains important information about current issues, updates, upcoming events, renewals, calls for expressions of interest, employment opportunities, submis
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Jul 7, 2008 – The media has a fascination with the law - one only needs to look at the number of films, plays, TV shows, books, articles etc with a legal theme to appreciate this - yet with this fascination there is often an unfortunate portrayal of lawyers as sel
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Jul 14, 2020 – This publication sets out some of the more significant judicial and legislative developments during the period 1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018 which may bear upon a South Australian legal practitioner’s potential liability or on damages awards gen
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Sep 24, 2015 – View all Law Society Submissions. To represent the interests of members and the wider community, the Law Society actively seeks to influence policy and legislation through submissions to government, opposition parties, the courts and other bodies eit
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Sep 15, 2020 – Points of Law is the Law Society President's regular column in the Advertiser Newspaper.
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Jul 6, 2014 – The Bulletin is the Law Society’s flagship journal, featuring information on the latest developments in the legal profession, informed analysis on key justice issues, previews and reviews of major events, and engaging profiles of legal professionals.
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Feb 7, 2009 – Images of lawyers have been a part of artistic social commentary for a long time.
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Feb 18, 2020 – Blogs
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Nov 14, 2019 – The Small Practice Newsletter is coordinated by David Barnfield (Small Practice Committee member). It is distributed to all practitioners in small firms and barristers (who are members of the Law Society) and is sometimes a light hearted look at topi
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Nov 14, 2019 – The Official newsletter of the Criminal Law Committee of the Law Society of South Australia.
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Jun 11, 2020 – The Official newsletter of the Family Law Committee of the Law Society of South Australia.
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Jun 29, 2020 – The Official newsletter of the Succession Law Committee of the Law Society of South Australia.
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Sep 1, 2020 – Advocacy Notes is a monthly newsletter providing the latest news and advocacy from the Law Society
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Nov 14, 2019 – Common functions performed by Notaries Authenticating official, government and personal documents and information for use in a foreign country. Witnessing signatures of individuals to documents and authenticating identity. To draw up shipping prot
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Jul 27, 2020 – The Out of Bounds App is an educational and interactive app about laws relating to sexting, cyberbullying and age of consent in South Australia.
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Mar 19, 2015 – Practitioners will be aware of the impending commencement of the Return to Work Act 2014 (SA) and the repeal of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 (SA) (“the Current Act”). This “Brave New World” starts on 1 July 2015. Assessment
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Nov 17, 2017 – This Schedule is prepared as a guide for legal practitioners on the limitation periods which apply to causes of action instituted in South Australia.
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Aug 24, 2020 – The global coronavirus outbreak has prompted the South Australian Government to enhance its powers to deal with public health threats. Following amendments to the Public Health Act which passed on 4 March, the Chief Public Health Officer (CPHO) o
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Jul 6, 2020 – A list of common Law Society forms, including membership, practising certificate, PSS, trust account and other ethics and practice related issues.
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Nov 11, 2019 – Guidelines relating to Bullying, Discrimination and Sexual Harassment adopted by the Council at its meeting on 4 November 2019