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By Simon Obee
Examination of legal claims senior staff can bring on termination of employment and how employers can safeguard against them.
By Simon Obee
This two part article provides some practical guidance on the termination of senior executives.
By Richard Ottley
Key test it seems is whether a real intention to resign can be discerned and the apparent state of mind of the employee.
By Michael Byrnes
Such clauses, which relate to the behaviour of senior management, are often being included in business sale agreements.
By Sherlene Heng
This article considers some recent family law cases where alcohol was raised as an issue in parenting proceedings.
By Richard Ottley
He could not return to work until his driver licence was reinstated, so there was no contractual entitlement to wages.
By Simon Obee
Employers should obtain a clear medical opinion when making decisions relating to an employee's capacity to perform work.
By Alistair Jaque, William Kontaxis, Amy Pun
The right to terminate a contract is now not enforceable if it is triggered by a party suffering an insolvency event.
By Alistair Jaque, William Kontaxis, Amy Pun
In this recent Victorian appeal case, the court found the establishment fee charged for the loan to be a penalty.
By Simon Obee
This decision is useful for employers who find that an employee has been deliberately dishonest in their job application.
By Michael Byrnes
The recent AHRC report into discrimination in employment on the basis of criminal record garnered much media attention.
By Sherlene Heng
Parents can change their names, but to change a child's name, both parents should consent and sign the Registry forms.
By Sherlene Heng
"Significant and substantial time" allows a child time with a parent on weekends, holidays and days during the week.
By Michael Byrnes
Unfair dismissal cases with solicitous facts get attention AND sometimes lead to useful legal observations with broad application.
By Michael Phillips
If you comply with the Australian privacy laws and principles, you would comply with many of the GDPR requirements.
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