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Singapore's Chief Justice, Sundaresh Menon, recently announced the establishment of a committee to produce new guidelines that will assist in the calculation of child maintenance payments in Singapore. Unlike in Australia, there is no formula available to assist parents in determining a reasonable amount of child maintenance in Singapore, so this is welcome news for a system that currently relies solely on judicial discretion.

Lander & Rogers lawyers named in Best Lawyers in Australia

By newseditor on Friday, April 07, 2017

The 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in Australia has been released today and a number of our lawyers have been recognised in their respective fields.

Hosting discussions on sport in Australia

By newseditor on Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Lander & Rogers' Sports Business Group has hosted a presentation series in Melbourne and Sydney with guest speaker Kate Palmer, the recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Sports Commission.

This week, Lander & Rogers hosted the Sydney branch of the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) and its members for a government-focused session tailored to Japanese companies with permanent operations in Australia.

Lander & Rogers and FVPLS Victoria formalise partnership

By newseditor on Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Our firm and the Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention & Legal Service Victoria (FVPLS Victoria) recently celebrated the launch of a formal partnership between our two organisations.

Cooking for a Cause

By newseditor on Friday, March 24, 2017

Last week, Lander & Rogers teamed up with First State Super to 'Cook for a Cause' at OzHarvest HQ.

Speaking at a recent Lander & Rogers briefing, Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James warned employers that wanting to do the right thing is not enough. "Employers need to take tangible action on an ongoing basis to ensure they are paying the right rates and keeping appropriate records to demonstrate this," she said.

CrashLanders raises $5,000 for charity at Redstock

By newseditor on Thursday, March 02, 2017

On a sunny Saturday in February, the Lander & Rogers band 'CrashLanders' performed to a rollicking crowd at their annual fundraising concert.

Decision on retail sector penalty rates reached

By newseditor on Thursday, February 23, 2017

A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has today ruled in favour of reducing Sunday and public holiday penalty rates in the retail sector. This long-awaited decision will be welcomed by employers in the retail industry after a tough start to 2017, although the proposed changes to Sunday rates are to be phased in over a number of years, with the exact timing yet to be finally determined.

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