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COVID-19: changes to NSW long service leave legislation

26-03-20 | timer
Sydney Partner Felicity Edwards discusses the relaxation of long service leave rules in NSW to try to keep people in employment.


Criminalising wage non-compliance: Victoria’s Wage Theft Bill 2020 introduced to Parliament

26-03-20
Melbourne Special Counsel Sam Jackson discusses the three top three things employers need to know about the proposed Wage Theft Bill 2020.


State of emergency for contracts

24-03-20 | timer
ACT Senior Associate Patrick Polis looks at the effect that the bushfires and Coronavirus is having on commercial contracts and force majeure clauses.


Special Counsel Sam Jackson speaks about diversity and barriers with the Law Institute of Victoria

18-03-20
We're proud that Sam Jackson is on the front cover of LIV's journal this month and recognise there is more we can do to help lawyers from diverse backgrounds.


Sparke Helmore Partner Kiley Hodges wins at Queensland Law Society Awards 2020

17-03-20
We're delighted that Brisbane Insurance Partner Kiley Hodges won the Workplace Culture and Health Award – Individual category at the QLS Awards.


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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 950 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.