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Judgment for Defendant in a trip and fall incident at McDonald's

03-02-21 | timer
In this personal injury case, the Court provides clarity on a plaintiff's obligations to establish liability under the Civil Liability Act 2003 (Qld).

Changes to NSW Security of Payment Regulation

NSW Government makes changes to reporting of retention money trust accounting (FY19/20) and introduces a Code of Practice for Authorised Nominating Authorities.

Banh Mi Evaluation 2021. What's your pick?

28-01-21 | timer
Every day people and businesses are making value for money decisions. We thought we would test instinctive synthesis theory with a Banh Mi experiment.

Proposed amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009

22-01-21 | timer
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.

Draft Design and Building Practitioners Regulation 2020 (NSW)

23-12-20 | timer
NSW Government has released the draft Design and Building Practitioners regulation. Public comment/feedback on the regulation is sought until 11 January 2021.

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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 824 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.