Australia and India: A Comparative Overview of the Law and Legal Practice


This book draws on the many similarities between the Indian and Australian legal systems, while highlighting the vast differences in legal practice. It provides a comparative analysis of a broad range of legal subjects, authored by some of Australia`s and India`s top legal luminaries, including Gopal Subramanium. This volume compares many of the significant areas of the respective regulatory regimes to allow the reader to understand the similarities and differences of the legal frameworks. 

  • The first section discusses the respective regulatory frameworks from a macro perspective, comparing constitutional laws, approaches to judicial interpretation and international trade and investment policies. 
  • The second section is of particular relevance to businesspeople and transactional lawyers, focusing on how mergers and acquisitions, capital markets and securities, competition law, tax and intellectual property are regulated. 
  • The third section discusses both jurisdictions` approach to dispute resolution and the fourth section of this volume focuses on environmental law, public health law, the regulation of energy and resources and corporate governance. 
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