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What's new in the general insurance code of practice

15-11-19 | Sydney Commercial Insurance lawyer Roslyn Diesner looks at the new General Insurance Code of Practice, launching in early-2020. It brings significant changes, which insurers will need to prepare for.

Victorian workplace manslaughter proposal: different standard, same way to comply

12-11-19 | The proposed new offences will cover the most serious and negligent breaches of workplace safety and will be linked to existing duties under the OHS Act.

Neglect: the Interim Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

08-11-19 | The Commissioners of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety completed their Interim Report suggesting three key areas for action without delay. Our legal experts take a close look.

NSW building law reform – Parliament considers Bill

01-11-19 | Our expert Construction, Projects and Infrastructure lawyers look at building law reform changes coming in NSW following the introduction of the Design and Building Practitioners Bill 2019.

Sparke's Soirees goes out with a "pop" for 2019

31-10-19 | For our final Soiree of 2019, guests gathered in the Gold Room of the Stillery Bar at the InterContinental Double Bay, sipping Ruinart paired with canapés.

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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 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.