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Misconduct: Investigate before you terminate weekly payments

29-07-16 | In Jarvis v The Salvation Army Southern Territory, the Court of Appeal has clarified, the nature of a self-insurer's discretion under not to make weekly payments in circumstances where his or her employment has been terminated because of misconduct as well as the role of the Magistrates' Court.

Sparke Helmore Lawyers dual finalists in Lawyers Weekly's Australian Law Awards

19-07-16 | Sparke Helmore Lawyers is delighted to announce that it is a dual finalist in the "Workplace Relations and Employment Team of the Year" and "Intellectual Property Team of the Year" categories for the 2016 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards.

Sparke Helmore promotes five lawyers to senior associate

04-07-16 | Sparke Helmore Lawyers is proud to announce the promotions of Borhan Borhani, Veronica Seeto, Bromley Hornsby, Kellie Latta and Nam Nguyen to the role of senior associate in the Commercial & Projects, Government and Insurance Groups.

Sparke Helmore's Ian Bennett and Veronica Seeto win at Lawyers Weekly's 30 Under 30 Awards

27-06-16 | Sparke Helmore Lawyers is delighted to announce that Veronica Seeto and Ian Bennett were named winners in the government and the workplace relations, employment and safety categories, respectively, at the 2016 Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards.

Victorian OHS penalties set to top $3m: Now in line with rest of Australia

24-06-16 | The maximum penalty for a company found to have recklessly endangered a person in a workplace under the Victorian Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 has been doubled to more than $3m.

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Finalist, Workplace Relations and Employment Team of the Year, Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2016

Finalist, Intellectual Property Team of the Year, Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2016

Winner, Global 100, Venture Capital Law Firm of the Year 2014

Recommended, TMT, 2016 Legal 500 Directory

Recommended, Doyle's Guide Leading Trademark Law Firm – 2015

Finalist, 2015 Legal Innovation Index

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