Monthly Archives: September 2014


Supporting your power to appoint – Powers of Attorney Act 2014 (Vic) passed

Set to commence on 1 September 2015 after receiving assent, the Powers of Attorney Act 2014 (Vic) (New Act) is the government’s response to an inquiry conducted by the Victorian Parliamentary Law Reform Committee (‘Inquiries into Powers of Attorney’) and recommendations of the Victorian Law Reform Commission (‘Guardianship: Final Report’). By simplifying Victoria’s powers of [...]

2014-09-29T03:33:51+00:00September 29th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

Reasonable Notice on Termination of Employment – Major Risk if no Employment Contract

A recent NSW Supreme Court case provides a timely illustration of the importance of having written employment contracts for managerial or executive employees.  Whilst such employees may not have access to the Fair Work Commission unfair dismissal regime (if their remuneration exceeds the jurisdictional threshold of $133,000) such employees may find that contractual claims are [...]

2014-09-09T23:32:16+00:00September 9th, 2014|Categories: Employment Law|