On a daily basis, senior government managers are involved in using legislative powers to regulate industry or intervene in an emergent public interest scenario. There is always a risk the intervention or action may later be considered as negligent, disproportionate or unjustified by those affected by the action. So how do government officials best protect their state and themselves from the risk of litigation?
07-10-15 | On Tuesday 6 October, 43 students from the University of Sydney and Western Sydney University graduated from the Lucy Mentoring Program at a function hosted by Sparke Helmore in Sydney.
06-10-15 | A recent decision of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) found that an employee unfriending a coworker on Facebook contributed to a finding of workplace bullying, expanding the impact of employees' social media conduct on employers once again.
06-10-15 | The Award Partners are delighted to announce the finalists have been decided for this year's Australian Growth Company Awards
29-09-15 | Belinda Michalk has been promoted to Partner in Sparke Helmore Lawyers' Commercial Insurance team, based in Perth.
24-09-15 | On 17 September 2015, the Queensland Parliament passed the Workers' Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2015. The amendments partially restore the legislative provisions that were in place prior to the significant amendments passed in October 2013 by the Newman Government.
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