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News and Publications2018-07-10T08:29:29+10:00

Commercial Lease COVID-19 Update (30 March 2020): PM announces 6 month moratorium on termination of commercial leases, urges landlords and tenants to renegotiate lease terms

Following our previous update on the escalating COVID-19 situation in the commercial lease context, the Prime Minister has just announced a 6 month moratorium on termination of commercial and residential tenancies for non-payment of rent. There have also been additional [...]

March 30th, 2020|Commercial, Property|

Coronavirus – Employee Redundancy

The Coronavirus has sent shockwaves through the Australian economy with many large employers taking steps to stand down employees on no pay for a temporary indefinite period or bring employment to an end completely on account of redundancy. Unfair dismissal [...]

March 27th, 2020|Employment Law|

Workforce Options During COVID-19 Downturn

COVID-19 is an unprecedented event that is likely to significantly disrupt businesses and the economy-at-large for the foreseeable future. The situation is extremely fluid and fast-moving. This disruption and the associated reduction of revenue will result in employers needing to [...]

March 23rd, 2020|Employment Law|

COVID-19 Newsletter Update

From a legal perspective, the COVID-19 virus has raised substantial questions in relation to a range of issues across multiple sectors of industry. Some of those issues relate to insurance and the impact on contractual obligations under leases, building contracts, [...]

March 20th, 2020|Commercial|

Podcast #16 – 27 February 2020

".....a builder fails in his claim to apportion defective building works against a previous owner (0.56), a retail landlord’s right to a market rent review is upheld despite initiating the review out of time (3.08), a builder successfully defends a claim to reconstruct a [...]

February 27th, 2020|Podcast|