As the pandemic hits business revenue, financiers will need to dust off their GFC debt restructuring and "bad-bank" playbooks. Here's some tips and actions financiers should consider.Read more...
On 28 July 2020, the Victorian Government introduced temporary regulations requiring employers to notify WorkSafe Victoria of confirmed cases of COVID-19.Read more...
Updated statutory rates and permanent impairment and non-economic loss calculator effective from 1 July 2020.Read more...
JobKeeper has been extended to March 2021, albeit in a revised format. Here's a helpful infographic summarising the key changes to JobKeeper's payment system and the amounts paid.
Ardent Leisure could face significant fines totalling a maximum of $4.5 million. The Office of the Work Health and Safety Prosecutor has confirmed no further changes will be laid in this matter.
Congratulations to four exceptional lawyers from our Government and Commercial Insurance teams who joined our partnership this July.
In this fourth podcast, Partners Luke Holland and Catherine Wilkinson discuss employment issues on the horizon for the workplace as we look to the new normal post COVID-19 hibernation.
We're proud to announce that we have 10 Special Counsel and 14 Senior Associate promotions, effective 1 July 2020.
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.
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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.
Covering a big country needs a big team—we’re more than 870 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.