Corporate and Commercial

Our deep industry knowledge enables us to guide clients in their commercial dealings throughout all stages of corporate development. We advise clients across a wide range of key industries and professions including Australian public and private companies and SMEs, multinational companies, large professional member organisations, private clients, not-for-profit organisations, and government entities and departments.
Understanding clients’ specific industry drivers and risks enables us to provide comprehensive legal advice and assist their navigation of legal and commercial contingences which may affect corporate and commercial operations in dealing with regulators.

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PERSPECTIVES

  • Insurance,
  • Jun 30, 2020
  • Author: Robert Minc Author: David Randazzo
  • INSIGHT: Swearing of affidavits across Australia – what’s required during the COVID-19 pandemic?

    Key takeaways In some States and Federally, witnessing and attesting affidavits can be done remotely. If a sworn affidavit is not possible, an unsworn affidavit may be accepted by the Court. If an unsworn affidavit is relied upon, a sworn or affirmed affidavit must be filed with the Court when circumstances allow. Legislation and Regulations […]

  • Insurance,
  • Jun 22, 2020
  • Author: David Randazzo Author: Robert Minc
  • INSIGHT: How will Liability Insurance respond to COVID-19?

    Key takeaways Insurer and reinsurer responses to COVID-19 are continuing to evolve. Critical to liability claims is likely to be the timing and content of government directives and an insured’s response to them. An Insured will need to defend their actions in preventing the spread of the disease. The number and types of claims to […]

  • Health,
  • Jun 18, 2020
  • Author: Kellie Dell’Oro
  • INSIGHT: Taking action against health practitioners in the “public interest” – two years on, how is the new immediate action power being applied in practice?

    One of the most stressful circumstances a registered health practitioner can encounter, is when they receive a notice from their National Board stating that it intends to take immediate action against them under section 156 of the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law (National Law). The proposed immediate action can be very serious, ranging from a […]

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