Who is responsible for the nature strip

    Having rubbish left on your nature strip can be very frustrating, but whose responsibility is it? Well, as a matter of law it is the responsibility of the person who dumped the rubbish and heavy fines can apply for dumping rubbish.  Have a look at the...
How things change

How things change

Bruce Coode was asked to welcome the new members of the local Nepean Hawkesbury Law Society at a function last week, and also to give a short speech.  He spoke about the changes that have occurred in the legal profession since he was admitted in 1977.    ...

Frocktober

What is #frocktober? Now in its 12th year, Frocktober is a fundraiser run by OCRF.  It encourages women around Australia to Frock Up, Raise Funds and Frock Cancer.  They do this by wearing a dress every day in October, taking a selfie, sharing it on their social media...
Newsletter and mailing lists

Newsletter and mailing lists

I recently asked in a client survey whether people wanted subcategories for our newsletter (that is, newsletters specific to certain legal areas) and most people said no, leave the monthly newsletter as it is.  So we are going to leave it. There were some people...

How to write a good letter

Firstly, and I cannot over emphasise this, don't write angry.  It is too easy in the age of email communication to say things that you probably wouldn't say if you had 24 hours to calm down, and the benefit of a printed copy of your correspondence to read before you...