Publications

Date Title Author Practice Area
21 Jun 2016

Employee Restrained Until September 2016

In a recent case before the New South Wales Supreme Court, an employer has been successful in securing an injunction against an...

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Employment
21 Jun 2016

Balanced approach needed when examining workplace bullying claims

Workplace bullying is still one of the hot topics in industrials laws, often being the type of claim levelled during performance reviews or by workers who are disgruntled in...

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Employment
21 Jun 2016

Employer falls foul of the Australian Consumer Law

An employer has been found to have breached the Australian Consumer Law after misrepresenting the financial status of the company to an employee during recruitment.

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Employment
31 May 2016

Court affirms importance of economic hourly rates when appointing insolvency practitioners

In the matter of The Retail Group (Darlinghurst) Pty Limited & Cohort D Pty Limited (the Companies), a director of the Companies brought an application to...

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Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
23 May 2016

ASX says size does matter

On 12 May 2016, ASX released a consultation paper proposing changes to the admission requirements for entities seeking to list on ASX, including increasing the financial...

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Corporate Advisory
11 May 2016

Special leave to appeal to High Court granted for important case on Bank Guarantees

On 5 May 2016, Justices Nettle and Gordon granted special leave to appeal the decision of the New South Wales Court of Appeal in Simic v New South Wales Land and Housing...

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Dispute Resolution & Insolvency
03 May 2016

Legal professional privilege over bullying investigation report upheld by Fair Work Commission

Legal professional privilege is a rule that protects against the disclosure of communications between a lawyer and their client, when the dominant purpose of these...

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Employment
03 May 2016

Workplace bullying – FWC Full Bench considers the test of “repeated unreasonable behaviour while at work”

For the Fair Work Commission (FWC) to make anti-bullying orders, the conduct must meet the test of being "repeated...

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Employment
03 May 2016

Breaching workplace safety valid reason for dismissal

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Employment
03 May 2016

Protecting your business - restraints of trade

Restraints must be reasonable

In order for a restraint to be enforceable, it must be reasonable. In New South Wales, the Restraint of Trade Act...

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Employment
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