Summary dismissal can have serious consequences for an employee’s personal circumstances and their business reputation. Whether your employee’s misconduct is sufficiently serious to justify summary dismissal can be a fraught…

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Corporate misconduct has been firmly on the political agenda in recent months. The ongoing Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry is continuing to attract…

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The #MeToo movement has led to a rise in public awareness around sexual harassment in the workplace, increasing the pressure on organisations to ensure their legal teams and all staff…

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In an era of rapid technological, regulatory, social, environmental and political change, change fatigue – the physical and psychological responses to organisational change – can have a devastating impact on…

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In-house lawyers are in a very different situation to private practice lawyers. Some of the challenges they face are similar (short timeframes, clients shopping externally for advice, bad coffee), but…

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The introduction of the Electronic Conveyancing National Law (ECNL), with its emphasis on the verification of identity (VOI) of the mortgagor by a mortgagee, is expected to reduce the registration…

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Are you ready? The mandatory use of PEXA for the majority of mortgage and conveyancing transactions is fast approaching for New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia and its impact…

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