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In the mad rush to Christmas, don't forget the compliance deadline for whistleblower legislation

19-12-19 | Partner Hannah Rose looks at how some not-for-profits and charities need to implement a whistleblower policy before 1 January 2020, or face the consequences.


First successful prosecution of a Commonwealth PCBU after defended hearing

11-12-19 | Commonwealth safety law experts take a look at a recent guilty finding from the ACT Industrial Court for breaches of WHS laws.


Sparkes proudly supports Ronald McDonald House #12DaysRMHChristmas donor appeal

10-12-19 | Sparke Helmore Lawyers is proud to be participating in the Ronald McDonald House Charities 12 Days of Christmas donor appeal. #12DaysRMHChristmas


Dual insurance and circular arguments

06-12-19 | Sydney insurance law experts Gillian and James look at a recent NSW Court of Appeal decision where two policies of insurance exclude cover through "other insurance" provisions and what happens next.


WA introduces WHS bill while NT and Victoria adopt industrial manslaughter laws

29-11-19 | From Western Australia, up to the Northern Territory and down to Victoria, we've seen some huge updates in the WHS and industrial manslaughter space this week. Here's a wrap-up by jurisdiction.


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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.

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