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With a commitment to innovation and an unwavering focus on quality, we strive to deliver exceptional service and value to our clients. We have built a reputation for excellence in legal practice, offering tailored solutions and expertise across a wide range of areas.

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McCabes apart.

We hold our values at the core of what we do: integrity, excellence and courage. We are a dynamic and ambitious company, set apart by the trust we build with our clients as we develop tailored strategic solutions for them. We always aim to provide a boutique service with the backing of a national firm.

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The Mysterious Case of the Additional Lumbar Vertebra

On 23 February 2024, the Personal Injury Commission published its decision in Verscio v Insurance Australia Limited t/as NRMA Insurance [2024] NSWPICMP 57.

Published by Peter Hunt
26 February, 2024

Slipping-up on the facts – Macari v Snack Brands Food Pty Ltd [2024] NSW SC 139

McCabes acted for the successful defendant in the matter of Macari v Snack Brands Foods Pty Ltd [2024] NSWSC 139 where the NSW Supreme Court recently held that the plaintiff was unable to establish the cause of his slip and fall down a staircase, and

Published by Leighton Hawkes
23 February, 2024
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

The document exists, but I won’t let you see it! Confidentiality claims during discovery

Discovery is a key phase in most litigation and often one of the most important. It is a process ordered by the Court that requires parties to a proceeding to disclose relevant documents to each other to promote efficient conduct of the matter.

Published by Chiara Rawlins
21 February, 2024
CTP Insurance

Personal Injury Commission Not An All-Terrain Forum

On 16 February 2024, the Personal Injury Commission published its decision in Pout v Shipway [2024] NSWPIC 41.

Published by Peter Hunt
19 February, 2024
Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Notices to Produce: Strategic uses in New South Wales

A Notice to Produce is a tool for litigants to obtain documents, governed by the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 2005 (NSW).

Published by Justin Pennay
15 February, 2024

Whether Arbitrator erred in law in making orders to produce medical information

Ms Blakers (the appellant) lodged an application for arbitration, seeking payment of weekly compensation and other statutory expenses pursuant to the Workers’ Compensation Injury Management Act 1981 (WA) for an alleged workplace bullying and psycholo

Published by Justin Dyson
15 February, 2024

Understanding the new employee right to disconnect

On 12 February 2024, the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes No 2) Bill 2023 was passed by Parliament, legislating additional changes to the Fair Work Act 2009.

Published by Tim McDonald
13 February, 2024
CTP Insurance

When is a claim considered fraudulent? The impact of false and misleading statements on a claim for damages

The Claimant was injured in a motor vehicle accident on 31 July 2013. As a result of this accident, the Claimant alleged he suffered a severe psychological injury resulting in ongoing disabilities.

Published by Raissa Galang
12 February, 2024
CTP Insurance

PAWE Calculation Conundrums

On 9 February 2024, the Personal Injury Commission published its decision in Kipkorir v Insurance Australia Limited t/as NRMA Insurance [2024] NSWPICMR 3.

Published by Helen Huang
12 February, 2024

Double-edged sword: Minimum spread safeguard means additional burden for ASX hopefuls

In late 2023, ASX foreshadowed a raft of changes to the ASX Listing Rules which were reportedly designed to streamline the process for admission to its official list.

Published by Robert Speed
5 February, 2024

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