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Darren Sommers comments on key qualities you should look for in a co-founder, in this piece for Dynamic Business.

Credit Clear capital raising

Our Corporate & Commercial team, led by Andrew Walker, recently advised Credit Clear on its cap raising, as reported in Lawyers Weekly.

Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year 2018 - Winner - Family Law

Monica Blizzard won the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards in the Family Law category for 2018!   This is a wonderful acknowledgement of Monica’s passion, dedication and leadership.  Congratulations, Monica!

Amelia Edwards comments for Lawyers Weekly on the impact of the country of origin labelling regime (which will come into force from 1 July 2018) on local manufacturers, particularly small producers which are struggling to meet the new compliance obligations.

A non-hysterical guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP) – our latest post for  SMK – Social Media Knowledge .

financial planners

Clea Cole and Venn King comment for Legalwise News on the lessons to be learned from the Dover Financial collapse, and in particular the pros and cons of operating as an authorised representative under a third party AFSL.

KHQ Insights

De novo appeals against sentence to be removed

Posted By on 3/08/18 at 7:56 AM

Having acted for corporate accused who have been exposed to the inefficiency and costs of running a plea twice (in the summary and then appellate jurisdiction) on the same evidence, material and submissions, the amendments proposed by the Justice Legislation Amendment (Unlawful Association and Criminal Appeals) Bill 2018 are welcome. Current position An appeal by … Read more

Out of the shadows – FWC representation

Posted By on 1/08/18 at 10:05 AM

A recent ruling of the Fair Work Commission full bench in Ross Kennedy v Qantas Ground Services Pty Ltd [2018] FWCFB 4319 has cast some further light on the tough stance taken on legal representation in the “shadow lawyers” decision ruling last October ultimately finding that even larger employers which employ HR or in-house lawyers … Read more