On 1 July updates to the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW) and the Strata Schemes Management Regulation 2016 (NSW) came into effect, impacting strata defect bond requirements.Read more...
Sparke Helmore is pleased to announce that it will merge with Newcastle firm Laycock Burke Castaldi on 1 July 2020.Read more...
Edward Osborne and Colin Pausey discuss global privacy and cyber risk, drawing on the experiences gained by Edward during his time overseas and since he has returned to Sparke Helmore.Read more...
The tourism industry has been one of the hardest-hit sectors due to COVID-19. It is vital that financiers and borrowers are taking steps now to address any financing compliance issues.
The New South Wales Parliament has passed the Residential Apartment Buildings (Compliance and Enforcement Powers) Act 2020.
Justice Callaghan of the Qld Supreme Court has delivered one of the few judgments nationally applying provisions of the Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020 (Cth).
The NSW Parliament has enacted the Building and Design Practitioners Act 2020. The residential building work duty of care commenced when the Act received royal assent on 10 June 2020.
The first conviction and sentence for a charge of industrial manslaughter was imposed in the Brisbane District Court on 11 June 2020.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
We’ve come a long way since our doors first opened in the Hunter in 1882. We’ve had an office in Sydney since the ‘60s and we recently opened our ninth office in Darwin.
We cover five key areas of law – Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Insurance, Government, Statutory Lines of Insurance and Workplace – with more than 30 specialised areas of expertise. We’re a truly national, full service and proudly Australian firm that delivers results through deep collaboration with our clients. Wherever our clients need us, that’s where we’ll be.
Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 877 people now and still growing. And in true Australian spirit, we’re friendly, approachable and easy to work with. And when you work with one of us, you get the expertise of all of us.