“The range of “risks” to which a will maker, his or her property, interested parties or members of the legal profession may be subject is probably infinite in its dimensions. Risk cannot be eliminated from life, or, it seems, from death.“
The Hon Justice Lindsay, Equity Division, Supreme Court of New South Wales,
Seminar presentation to the Succession Law Committee of the Law Society of New South Wales, 2013.
The Magna Carta – Latin for Great Charter
The Magna Carta, sealed under oath by King John at Runnymede, England in 1215, became part of English law, and subsequently adopted into Australian law. It has been described as ‘the foundation stone of the rule of law’ by Lord Irvine of Lairg in his lecture on the Magna Carta to the Australian Parliament, click here to read it. Continue reading
Berry Courthouse (former), 1892, 55 Victoria Street, Berry, New South Wales.
The Berry Courthouse was designed by the colonial government architect James Barnet. (Read about James Barnet on the Australian Dictionary of Biography site here.)