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Ransomware – Show me the money: should we or shouldn't we

19-11-21 | timer
We discuss the impact of ransomware, legislative frameworks introduced in Australia, and precautionary steps to reduce your risk and impacts of a cyber-attack.

Demarcation between Federal jurisdiction and the Personal Injury Commission

15-11-21 | timer
Read more about the court's decision in the case of Matthew Ritchie v the Nominal Defendant (the SIRA) and what insurers should be aware of moving forward.

Global Insurance Law Connect-D&O global trends report

12-11-21 | timer
Global Insurance Law Connect (GILC) has launched its first research report into global D&O markets. Sparke Helmore, GILC member firm, provided the input for Australia.

NSW introduces non-urban water metering reforms

10-11-21 | timer
NSW has introduced a new water metering framework for non-urban areas. We highlight the reforms and the implications for mining projects and more generally.

Sparke Helmore signs the Law Institute of Victoria's Charter for the Advancement of Women!

09-11-21 | timer
We've signed the Law Institute of Victoria's Charter for the Advancement of Women, further cementing our commitment to gender equality in the legal profession.

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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.

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.