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The authors of this blog are lawyers or consultants employed by the RCT Group of companies, which includes staff who work mainly within our Stringer Clark offices.
From time to time, we may also invite guest bloggers to contribute, in which case this will be made clear. Authors who are part of the RCT Group are qualified to practice law in Victoria, Australia. Any advice applies to Victorian State law as at the date of first publication. The information is a general guide only and is not a substitute for legal advice applicable to a user's own circumstances.
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Angela Sdrinis is a senior partner with Ryan Carlisle Thomas. She is an LIV Accredited Specialist in Personal Injuries with extensive experience in Comcare matters.
Richard Derks is a Partner of the firm and practices in the area of personal injury including WorkSafe and transport accidents. He is an advocate in a variety of forums for the rights of the victims of accidents at work and on the roads.
Shaun Marcus is a Partner of the firm. He is an LIV Accredited Specialist in Personal Injuries, practising in this area with a particular focus on workers compensation and asbestos claims.
Peter Claven practices in personal injury at our Warrnambool office. He joined Stringer Clark in 2007 and is a member of the Australian Lawyers Alliance.
Michael Burdess joined Stringer Clark in early 2006 and practices in the area of personal injury including WorkSafe and TAC.
Penny Savidis is a Partner of the firm and practices predominantly in the area of employment law.
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Sexual abuse in the Australian Defence forces – what we must do in the wake of the DLA Piper Review
The DLA Piper Review of allegations of sexual and other abuse in Defence (the Review) confirms what many of us who have worked in the areas of military compensation and sexual abuse have long known.
The Department of Defence is completely unable to deal with the "cancer" of abuse and bastardisation within its ranks because of cultural and systemic issues.
The Review is a first step hopefully in leading to justice and healing for the victims, punishment of the perpetrators (including for those...
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