During his recent visit to Australia, the Hon. Andrew Thomson gave his thoughts on opportunities in the Japanese market for Australian companies wishing to do business in Japan.
Lander & Rogers recently held the third event in our "Business of Football" series, hosted by our lawyers, Peggy O'Neal, President of Richmond Football Club, and Derek Humphery-Smith, former AFL field umpire.
"Is this right… should I be doing this?" HR managers and others may have had this thought cross their minds while implementing employer decisions and policies or managing grievances and disputes with employees. After all, the HR manager is only doing their job or carrying out orders. And in any case, the employer will be the only one on the hook for any liability arising from the matter… or will it?
A pro bono medical matter that Lander & Rogers worked on back in 2008 has ended up leading to a world-first cure for a rare and fatal brain disease.
The Victorian Minister for Industrial Relations, The Hon Natalie Hutchins MP, has announced an Inquiry into the labour hire industry and insecure work in Victoria.
Under Australian law, if a couple has a relationship as a couple and they are living together on a genuine domestic basis, then they are generally considered to be in a de facto relationship.
Generally, a couple must have been together in a de facto relationship for two years before they can legally make a claim for a property settlement against their former partner.