Our Workplace team review the proposed changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 set out in the recent Omnibus Bill that passed through Parliament in late-2020.Written by Brendan Charles, Seamus Burke, Emma Gruschka, Ian Bennett, Ben Gottlieb, Ariel Curtis, Jessica Phillips, and Lawrence Leung.Read more...
NSW Government has released the draft Design and Building Practitioners regulation. Public comment/feedback on the regulation is sought until 11 January 2021.Read more...
Human rights have been raised as a basis for an objection against a mining lease in Queensland. What does this mean for future applications and objections?Read more...
Our latest social sustainability report provides a snapshot of the pro bono legal work and community activities our people have engaged in during the 2019/2020 financial year.We would like to acknowledge the contribution of Morgan Long.
The Australian Government passed important changes to monetary screening thresholds under the foreign investment laws, which commence on 1 January 2021.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers is pleased to welcome John Kehoe to its Corporate & Commercial team.
In a recent Decision involving a deceased estate, the Court deep dives into property entitlements and squatters' rights under the Real Property Act 1900 (NSW).
Jackson Inglis is joined by Barrister Craig Eberhardt who provides a unique perspective of the tragic Dreamworld accident following his involvement with the 2018 Coronial Inquest.
Sparke Helmore proud to be recognised as Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (2018/19 and 2019/20)
Sparke Helmore Lawyers has been recognised two years running as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA). Click here to read more.
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 842 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.