The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has announced its compliance and enforcement priorities for 2018, identifying areas of competition and consumer law, and industry sectors, where it will focus its attention in the coming year.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers has been named a finalist in the "Contribution to the Region" category for the 2017 Hunter Business Awards.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers is proud to have supported the return of the Birdwood Flag to Newcastle's Christ Church Cathedral.
Part 11 of the Strata Schemes Management Act 2015 (NSW) and Part 8 of the Strata Schemes Management Regulation 2016 (NSW) will be introduced as new provisions to residential strata regime.
The decision of Page v Healthscope  NSWSC 1608 confirmed that visiting medical officers who treat patients on their own behalf are not considered employees and, therefore, do not have the same rights, entitlements or insurance protections as those of hospital employees.
The introduction of the Motor Accident Injuries Bill 2017 into NSW Parliament heralds changes to the third party motor accidents scheme. We analyse how the Bill will impact the current stance on damages for such accidents, how it will interact with s 151Z of the Workers' Compensation Act 1987 (NSW) and the statutory benefits available.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers is proud to announce the promotions of seven lawyers to the role of senior associate in the Corporate & Commercial, Government and Insurance Groups.