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Welcome to Edition 36 of The Kells Report.

Congratulations Kyle and Natalee

by Kells The Lawyers

Today we celebrate Kyle Bridge and Natalee Davis as they take and sign their official oath with the NSW law society...


Commencement of NSW Strata Building Defects Regime

by Kyle Bridge

On 1 January 2018 a new Part 11 was inserted into the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 to implement a new Strata Defects Regime affecting requires developers of residential or partially-residential strata buildings comprising four or more storeys


Who are the legal parents of an artificially conceived child?

by Franca Parolin

There are different ways to start families now-a-days and it is possible that conflicts can arise around who and who isn’t a legal parent to a child. Other than natural conception, artificial alternatives with donor sperm and the act of surrogacy are methods utilized quite frequently.  


Family Court consent no longer required for treatment of Gender Dysphoria

by Kelly Markovski

The Full Court of the Family Court of Australia has ruled that persons under the age of 18 who are diagnosed with gender dysphoria and wish to undergo treatment can now do so without the need of seeking approval from the Family Court.


Introduction to the Biodiversity Offset Scheme for Developers

by Mark Evans

If you are engaging in development and your proposed development is going to impact the environment, offsetting that impact can play a decisive role in the success (or not) of the project.


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