Author: Jacky Campbell

Implications arising from Stanford

Judgment was delivered by the High Court in Stanford v Stanford [1] on 14 November 2012. In a rare examination of the Act and particularly s 79, the High Court stated its views regarding: Whether an order for alteration of property interests can be made under s 79 if...

Stanford—whatever happened to the four steps?

Introduction Judgment was delivered by the High Court in Stanford v Stanford[1] on 14 November 2012. In a rare examination of the Family Law Act 1975 ("the Act") and particularly s 79, the High Court stated its views regarding: Whether an order for alteration of...

Having it all

Each generation of women faces different challenges with careers and family. I believe the generation before mine faced greater ones than I did. Bizarrely, I also believe the current generation of female law graduates face greater challenges than me. I was born in...

Surrogacy—tip toeing through a legal minefield

Understanding inconsistency in the law between states in Australia presents problems for practitioners and their clients. Navigating the many legal barriers facing those desperate for a child, who battle bureaucracies and the legal systems of Australia and other...