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!
Kristina Antoniades is the winner of the Accredited Specialist Achievement Award (Family Law) in the Law Institute of Victoria’s 14th Victorian Legal Awards. Warmest congratulations to Kristina!
A non-hysterical guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDRP) – our latest post for SMK – Social Media Knowledge .
Darren Sommers is recommended in the Leading Technology Media & Telecommunications Lawyers category (Victoria, 2018) of the highly respected Doyles Guide, with our firm also recommended in the accompanying Leading Technology Media & Telecommunications Law Firms category.
By Naomi Stephens (Paralegal) and Amelia Edwards (Lawyer) Weight loss giant Jenny Craig has paid penalties totalling $37,800 following an investigation by the ACCC into multiple misleading representations made in its lose “10kg for $10” campaign. What happened? Wrongly trimming the informational fat: The campaign ran from December 2017 to February 2018, with advertising stating … Read more
By Clea Cole (Lawyer) and Venn King (Special Counsel) Ongoing investigation by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (“ASIC”) into Dover Financial Advisers Pty Ltd (“Dover Financial”, one of Australia’s largest financial planning businesses) has highlighted the risks associated with financial planners becoming authorised representatives under another party’s Australian financial services licence (“AFSL”). An “authorised … Read more
Same-sex marriage is now legal in Australia. While the LGBTI community has embraced this change, the fight for LGBTI equality is not over – further changes to certain Australian state and territory laws are necessary to ensure that trans and gender-diverse people are not discriminated against. Forced divorce As we know, prior to the recent … Read more