Partners Brendan Charles and Felicity Edwards predict the issues Australian employers may face in 2020 (new award terms, religious discrimination and #MeToo laws).Read more...
Sparke Helmore Lawyers participated in the Diversity Council of Australia's Inclusion@Work Index and is proud to be named an Inclusive Employer for 2019-2020.Read more...
Sydney Partner Chris Wood looks at a NSW Supreme Court decision that found a warning must be specific to a risk for it be a "risk warning" under the Civil Liability Act.Read more...
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.
10-12-19 | Sparke Helmore Lawyers is proud to be participating in the Ronald McDonald House Charities 12 Days of Christmas donor appeal. #12DaysRMHChristmas
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.
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.
28-11-19 | Sparke Helmore Lawyers has appointed two new Board members to work alongside the Chairman in delivering the firm's strategy..
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.