Exposure draft submissions to amend the Franchising Code of Conduct are open until 29 October 21, with regulations intended to commence by 31 March 2022.Read more...
The High Court denies application for special leave to appeal the decision of the Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia in Dring v Telstra.Read more...
Two significant test cases brought before the Courts look at the scope and operation of BI insurance policies in the context of COVID-19.Read more...
Operators of public social media pages may be potentially liable for defamation for comments made by third parties on their posts in the Voller case.
Michelle’s appointment to MLAANZ is a reflection of her experience and true recognition of her standing in, and dedication to, the maritime legal community.
Failure to provide refresher training to a worker has proved costly to a transport business in SafeWork NSW v Crawfords Freightlines Pty Ltd  NSWDC 442.
Changes to Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Act 2021 expand the Commission's existing jurisdiction to include sexual harassment.
This year's festival theme-"ActiveAllyship"—highlights a need to create and empower diversity and inclusion allies to take action, rather than just talk.
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 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.