CLQ Library

Welcome to the Commercial Law Quarterly Library. The library contains all published editions of the Quarterly and most editions of The Bulletin. We suggest that financial members of the CLA log into their account before searching the library as all articles are free for financial members. You can search the library by year or volume number. A keyword search will search the article titles and authors not the body of the copy. Articles can not be accessed separately. Download is by complete issue only.

Commercial Law Quarterly

The Commercial Law Quarterly (CLQ) is the official publication of the Commercial Law Association of Australia. The journal has been published continuously for over 25 years and is a highly respected reference material for those involved with the practice of law. CLQ contains both refereed articles and seminar papers.
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The Bulletin

The Bulletin was the predecessor to the Commercial Law Quarterly. It was published from 1968 to 1985. Unfortunately, not every issue of The Bulletin is available in the library.

  • Reflections on survival and success in litigation
    By Hon Justice Stephen Robb
    page 3
  • 'Asset protection', 'associative mating' and the long reach of s120 & 121 of the Bankruptcy Act. Who is a 'creditor'?
    By Lee Aitken
    page 17
  • Not just, quick or cheap: historic marine determination exposes systemic delays in NSW native title claims
    By Elizabeth Pearson
    page 22
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  • Till death do us part: the effect of death on a solicitor's retainer with a client during a conveyancing transaction
    By Sarah Whitfield-Meehan
    page 3
  • Civil and criminal liability of directors and officers of sporting clubs
    By Dr Elisabeth Peden
    page 12
  • Drafting termination clauses
    By J W Carter
    page 22
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  • Thoughts on some construction and infringement issues; and enabling disclosure and the law of novelty
    By The Hon Justice Jayne Jagot
    page 3
  • Principles relating to advocate‚Äôs immunity following Attwells v Jackson Lawyers and Kendirjian v Lepore
    By The Hon Justice Arthur Emmett
    page 10
  • Trade mark infringement: parallel importing and exporting of genuine products
    By Cynthia Cochrane and David Larish
    page 20
  • Patent validity: are computer implemented business methods patentable?
    By Cynthia Cochrane and Ben Mee
    page 25
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  • Revisiting the penalties doctrine: Paciocco v ANZ
    By Justice Robert McDougall
    page 3
  • The restitutionary remedy in Australian law
    By Jeffrey Goldberger
    page 14
  • Colin Blackburn: an address for the Selden Society, Queensland
    By Dominic O'Sullivan QC
    page 24
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