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!
A non-hysterical guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP) – our latest post for SMK – Social Media Knowledge .
In May 2018, Greens MP, Adam Bandt introduced the Fair Work Amendment (Making Australia More Equal) Bill into parliament. The bill is targeted at gig economy workers (also known as “sharing” economy workers), such as Ubereats drivers and Deliveroo bicycle riders. Currently, these workers are considered to be independent contractors rather than employees and as a … Read more
As we mark the 9th anniversary of the Fair Work Act, we thought it might be useful to reflect first on the basics for the new financial year. Minimum wages, unfair dismissal salary cap, civil penalty increases and changes at the FWO The national minimum wage and award rates increased by 3.5% (say what?!). Where … Read more
The case of Pham Global Pty Ltd v Insight Clinical Imaging Pty Ltd  FCAFC 83 has raised significant interest regarding trade mark ownership and the circumstances in which ownership may be challenged. In Pham, the Full Court of the Federal Court held that the requirement for trade mark ownership must be satisfied at the … Read more