01-12-2016 | In this issue we discuss the importance of professional and appropriate workplace electronic communications, using examples from recent decisions where communications between workers have been made available during litigation, following orders to produce.
31-10-2016 | In this issue of University Matters we discuss best practice data security for universities, particularly in circumstances where your data is in the hands of a third party service provider.
28-09-2016 | In this issue of Insurance Matters, we sit down with Lloyd's Australia's General Representative, Chris Mackinnon, to discuss the Lloyd's market building its footprint in Australia, and key issues and opportunities for the industry.
28-07-2016 | In this issue, we examine the first award of aggravated damages by the Federal Privacy Commissioner in a determination and what this means for agencies.
03-04-2017 | The New South Wales Court of Appeal has clarified the application of the compensation regime under the Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Act 1959 (Cth) and the 1999 Montreal Convention relating to international carriage by air (Montreal Convention) to mental injuries such as post-traumatic stress disorder.
31-03-2017 | The recent decision of Midson v Workers Compensation Commission & Ors (No 2)  NSWSC 147 makes it clear that in circumstances where a party files a submitting appearance and takes no active role in proceedings, Courts will be hesitant to award costs against that party, even if the application is successful.
21-03-2017 | Sparke Helmore Lawyers has been named a dual finalist in the "Australian Law Firm of the Year" and "Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year" categories of the 2017 Australasian Law Awards.
20-03-2017 | The introduction of the Motor Accident Injuries Bill 2017 into NSW Parliament heralds changes to the third party motor accidents scheme. We analyse how the Bill will impact the current stance on damages for such accidents, how it will interact with s 151Z of the Workers' Compensation Act 1987 (NSW) and the statutory benefits available.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers has been named a dual finalist in the "Australian Law Firm of the Year" and "Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year" categories of the 2017 Australasian Law Awards.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers held its annual International Women's Day event in Sydney on Tuesday 7 March, featuring guest speaker Kitty Chiller.