There are many smaller, more specialised areas of the law that require specific lawyers with special qualifications such as:
Intellectual Property – The area of law protecting one’s creative ingenuity through copyrights and trademarks.
Science & Biotechnology – The area of law concerning the testing, engineering and commercialisation of genetic material and pharmaceuticals.
Media Law – The area of law concerning the publication and administration of magazines, newspapers and publishing companies.
Environmental & Planning Law – The area of law concerning the urban, recreational and large scare environments with the purpose to preserve and prevent destruction through development.
Animals, Farming & Agriculture – This area of the law concerns the food source supply and demand as well as animals rights and environmental preservation through responsible farming methods.
Liquor, Gaming & lotteries – This area of the law concerns the rules and regulations that determine the use, location and extent to which people can participate in controlled substances and activities.
Maritime & Admiralty Law – This area of the law concerns domestic and international waters and primarily focuses on the rights and responsibilities of shipping companies, but also concerns the transport of passengers and marine navigation.
IT – This area of law concerns the regulations guiding internet, software and broadcasting companies.
Human Rights – This area of law concerns the protection of basic rights and endeavours to guarantee equality for all individuals based on age, gender, orientation, race, religion, creed, nationality, colour or disability.
Indigenous Law – This area of law concerns the land, tax, benefits, and gaming rights of Australia’s natives and traditional land owners as well as the reparations accustomed to The Stolen Generations.
Immigration – This area of law concerns the movement of people to and from Australia for permanent residency as well as work, study and leisure.
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