Practical Law Australia's know-how resources are created with the practising lawyer in mind. Our up-to-date resources include practice notes, standard documents and clauses, checklists and flowcharts, multi-jurisdictional guides and more.


Practice notes

Straightforward how-to guides and clear explanations of current law and practice, ranging from high-level overviews to detailed analysis for specialists.

Examples include:

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Heads of agreement

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Federal discrimination: the prohibition on discrimination in employment

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Completing a share transfer form: private acquisitions


Standard documents and clauses

Up-to-date precedents that reflect current law and practice with practical expert commentary, including detailed drafting and negotiating guidance, opposing positions, alternative clauses and more. They can be downloaded and saved in Word for easy editing.

Examples include:

  • Practical Law - Standard documents and clauses
  • Practical Law - Standard documents and clauses
  • Practical Law - Standard documents and clauses
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Skeleton board minutes: routine

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Deed of release for settling an unfair dismissal claim or a discrimination claim

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Entire agreement: standard clause


Checklists and flowcharts

Mitigate risk and ensure you have everything covered with these quick reference reminders of the law, as it applies in practice.

Examples include:

  • Practical Law - Checklists and flowcharts
  • Practical Law - Checklists and flowcharts
  • Practical Law - Checklists and flowcharts
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Inherent requirements of the position: checklist

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Federal discrimination: flowchart of a complaint in the Australian Human Rights Commission

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Key considerations for directors of a public company signing off the accounts: checklist


Multi-jurisdictional guides

Compare the law across jurisdictions with these simple Q&A guides written by international and local experts. Guides feature cross-border analysis articles and a Q&A tool which allows you to generate custom comparison reports.

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