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Quirks in modern awards #4: No overtime rates for casuals in the Horticulture Award 2010

The majority of employees in Australia are covered by an industry / occupation specific modern award. Whilst many of the awards contain similar provisions, ...

6 Dec 2017 / Simon Obee, Associate read more
Thorne v Kennedy [2017] HCA 49

The High Court decision in Thorne v Kennedy highlights the difficulties inherent in Financial Agreements under the Family Law Act

30 Nov 2017 / Monique Robb, Senior Associate and Katerina Lonergan, Graduate-At-Law read more
Quirks in modern awards #3: No "small business" exemption for redundancy pay under certain awards

The majority of employees in Australia are covered by an industry / occupation specific modern award. Whilst many of the awards contain similar provisions, ...

29 Nov 2017 / Simon Obee, Associate read more
Brands as a Legal Asset

Brands are an intellectual property asset. Unfortunately they rarely appear on a company's balance sheet. As a consequence, brands may often be ...

23 Nov 2017 / Eric Ziehlke, Partner read more
Quirks in modern awards #2: Five or six weeks' annual leave under the Nurses Award 2010

The majority of employees in Australia are covered by an industry / occupation specific modern award. Whilst many of the awards contain similar provisions, ...

22 Nov 2017 / Simon Obee, Associate read more
Quirks in modern awards #1: One month's notice of termination under the Professional Employees Award

The majority of employees in Australia are covered by an industry / occupation specific modern award. Whilst many of the awards contain similar provisions, ...

15 Nov 2017 / Simon Obee, Associate read more
The Art of the Deal Sheet: 10 Key Negotiation Points

Deal sheets, terms sheets, heads of agreements, letters of intent, memorandums of understanding, deal memos – whatever you call them, these typically short ...

14 Nov 2017 / William Kontaxis, Associate and Amy Pun, Solicitor read more
Redundancies: New case sheds some light on consultation and redeployment obligations

Depending on how an employer goes about things, terminating staff who are surplus to requirements, can have very different legal consequences. This article ...

6 Nov 2017 / Richard Ottley, Partner and Simon Obee, Associate read more
Unusual Wills and Where to Find Them: What makes a valid will?

With the advent of technology, courts have had to grapple with difficult questions of whether to accept new forms of “documents” as wills. Lest you think ...

31 Oct 2017 / Angela Harvey, Partner and Esther Khoo, Graduate Solicitor read more
Employment law myth No.7: "There's no point having a restraint of trade in an employment contract"

Employment law myth No.7: "There's no point having a restraint of trade in an employment contract, because courts don't enforce them"

18 Oct 2017 / Simon Obee, Associate and Richard Ottley, Partner read more
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