In this podcast, Mark Doepel and Kiley Hodges discuss the Australian Business Interruption test case decision, the implications, and the comparison with the UK test case.Read more...
The Court held that the by-law in question contravened the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW) which provides that "a by-law must not be harsh, unconscionable or oppressive".Read more...
A new DGR category for community sheds has come into effect from 1 October 2020 in recognition of the importance of community engagement.Read more...
We are pleased to welcome Michelle Taylor to Sparke Helmore. An accomplished lawyer with more than 25 years' experience as a litigator, Michelle specialises in maritime and transport law.
In a recent personal injury case, the Court of Appeal's Decision delves into Civil Liability Act defences and reinforces a reluctance to impose a duty of care on individual carers.
In a recent case, NSW Court of Appeal found that a property developer was entitled to damages for loss of profit arising out of a misrepresentation by a professional consultant.
Government is closer to revealing its much-anticipated workplace relations reforms, which we anticipate will have a significant impact on employers.
In this podcast we discuss reasonable and lawful directions to employees and the requirements that must be satisfied in order to collect personal and sensitive information.
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 845 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.