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Restraint of Trade Update: Group moves

23-09-16 | The collective movement of employees from firm to firm (known as "the group move") has become increasingly familiar over the last couple of years. But it's fair to say that firms both lose and benefit from the group move. While good people might be lost with any transition, the enthusiasm and instant lift that can come with an incoming group can be of great benefit.

Fair Work Commission hands down rare decision in bullying jurisdiction

13-09-16 | The Fair Work Commission has handed down a decision dismissing an order to stop bullying, which is only the seventh of its kind concerning the FWC's bullying jurisdiction.

Sparke Helmore Partner shortlisted for Women in Law Awards

13-09-16 | Sparke Helmore Lawyers is proud to announce that National Head of IPT, Shannon Platt, has been named as a finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards' Partner of the Year category.

Sparke Helmore Chairman, Mark Hickey, receives a Bravery Medal

09-09-16 | Sparke Helmore Lawyers congratulates Chairman of Partners, Mark Hickey BM, who was awarded a Bravery Medal on 8 September 2016.

Statute of limitation to be removed for victims of child sexual abuse in QLD

07-09-16 | The Queensland Parliament has announced proposed changes to state legislation that will allow victims of child sexual abuse, which occurred in an institutional setting, to bring a claim against that institution irrespective of when the abuse occurred.

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