On 11 May, the Treasurer announced that the Australian Government was establishing a reinsurance pool to provide cover for cyclone and related flood damage claims.Read more...
In our 10th episode, hosted by Partner Brendan Charles, Senior Associate Susan Withycombe-Taperell and Associate Ashley Sherr answer questions relating to COVID-19 in the workplace.Read more...
The NSW Court of Appeal in Dungan v Padash  NSWCA 66, has clarified the court's position on evidentiary requirements in respect of motor vehicle accidents.Read more...
We stand in support of the Diversity Council Australia's latest campaign to make Australian workplaces respectful and safe.
Confirmation of the Fair Work Commission's jurisdiction broadens employers' ability to challenge certain general protections applications before they get to court.
Zurich Insurance has introduced a new legal panel for large and complex claims in Asia-Pacific. Sparke Helmore is delighted to confirm its successful appointment to the panel through its association with Global Insurance Law Connect.
Recognising that traditional adversarial contracting is not working, the NEC4 and its new Australian optional "Y" clauses could change contracting in Australia for the better.
We are delighted to announce that 72 Sparke Helmore lawyers are included on the 2022 Best Lawyers' list, with three lawyers receiving Best Lawyers' Lawyer Of The Year Awards.
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 800 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.