JONATHAN NYST SHORTLISTED FOR LAW AWARD

JONATHAN NYST SHORTLISTED FOR LAW AWARD

As the proud father, and principal of Nyst Legal, I am extremely chuffed to be able to announce that this week, for the second year in succession, my youngest son, and Nyst Legal Senior Associate, Jonathan Nyst, has been shortlisted as one of the finalists in the...
HARD CASES

HARD CASES

The familiar legal adage “Hard cases make bad law” dates back at least as far as the early 1800s. It points to the danger of reacting to an extreme case by making a general, harsh and inflexible law to cover all cases. Wisdom dictates, the adage suggests,...
JONATHAN NYST SHORTLISTED FOR LAW AWARD

SHORTLISTED FOR CRIMINAL LAW GONG

Nyst Legal Associate Jonathan Nyst was this week shortlisted as one of 10 finalists in the Criminal Law division of the national Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards. Lawyers Weekly’s 30 Under 30 program awards the rising stars of the Australian legal industry,...
COVID FLUX

COVID FLUX

With COVID-19 directives flying thick and fast from both federal and state institutions, many of us may be getting a little confused about precisely what we can and can’t do, as a matter of law. Every day, someone asks my advice about the fine detail – “Can I...
NO ORDINARY TIME

NO ORDINARY TIME

It’s sometimes said that one man’s loss is another man’s profit, and that’s evidently true, even in these strange and troubled times. Just ask all those previously-struggling toilet paper and face mask makers. One curious example has even...

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