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 .
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The effect of fatigue on road safety is a critical issue for the road transport industry and the broader community. Self-monitoring and self-reporting are ineffective controls in reducing serious or fatal fatigue related road accidents. Technology can be used as a proactive safety tool with the capacity to reduce safety incidents. In two recent cases, … Read more
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
A recent ruling of the Fair Work Commission full bench in Ross Kennedy v Qantas Ground Services Pty Ltd  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