Trusts and estates practice has become increasingly recognised as an occupation within the legal, accounting, tax and financial services professions. Estate planning remains the strategic advisory component within this practice.
About the Author
Michael Perkins TEP, Society Trust Estate Practitioners, Partner , Perkins Fahey.
Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney, Sessional lecturer, School of Accounting and Finance, Charles Sturt University
Member of the Professional Development Committee of STEP WW.
TEP, Accredited Specialist (Wills & Estate Law) - Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners. Accredited Specialist (Wills and Estates) Law Society of NSW, Consultant Lawyer â€“ Monahan Estate Planning, Lecturer , Faculty of Law, University of Technology Sydney
This book of essays celebrates Mark Aronson's contribution to administrative law. As joint author of the leading Australian text on judicial review of administrative action, Aronson's work is well-known to public lawyers throughout the common law world and this is reflected in the list of contributors from the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the UK. The introduction comes from Justice Michael Kirby of the High Court of Australia. The essays reflect Aronson's interests in judicial review, non-judicial grievance mechanisms, problems of proof and evidence, and the boundaries of public and private law. Amongst the contributors, Peter Cane, Elizabeth Fisher, and Linda Pearson write on administrative adjudication and decision-making, Anita Stuhmcke writes on Ombudsmen, and Robin Creyke and John McMillan, the Commonwealth Ombudsman, write on charters, codes and 'soft law'. There are evaluations of the profound influence of human rights law on judicial review from the UK by Sir Jack Beatson and Thomas Poole and from Canada by David Mullan. Matthew Groves and Chief Justice James Spigelman address developing themes in judicial review, while Carol Harlow, Richard Rawlings, Michael Taggart and Janet McLean follow Aronson's interests into the private side of public law. An American perspective is added by Alfred Aman and Jack Beermann.
A major feature of the political development of Western democracies is the growth of indigenous, ethnic and national groups striving for political self-determination. This book analyses the institutional responses individual governments have made to these demands. Sub-State Nationalism provides a much needed categorization and genuinely comparative analysis of the political voice gained by sub-state national groups in multinational democratic communities. The book includes international case-studies drawn from Canada, New Zealand, Australia and the USA. It covers the empirical question of what voice these groups have, and how its institutions are structured, and the analytical question of how such knowledge contributes to our theoretical understanding of the politics of group rights and representation.
A Souvenir of Hobart is part of a series that pays tribute to the beauty and diversity of Australia, the States and their capital cities. Take a journey to Tasmania and discover Hobarts heritage, the city today, Hobarts waterfront, Salamanca Place, the history of the citys buildings, Battery Point, Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens, Mount Wellington, Wellington Park, Richmond, Port Arthur, Mount Field National Park, Tahune Forest Reserve and Bonorong Wildlife Park through engaging text and full-colour images.
The framers of the Constitution in 1787 created a durable republican government, a unique achievement in the saga of human civilization. Throughout American history, however, a handful of people have suggested that the United States's problem is its Constitution and that the answer is a new document. This book republishes proposed alternative constitutions, most for the first time. The volume opens with an introduction that explores the significance of these constitutions to American constitutional development and assesses the framers' success in nearly precluding counter-constitutional opposition. The ten chapters that follow include an introduction to each proposed constitution, a brief biographical sketch of the author, the constitution itself, and a summary of the contemporary response to the proposed constitution. This book will be of interest to constitutional and legal historians and to intellectual and political historians.