Flight updates – returning home to Australia from the United States

As an Immigration and Entertainment lawyer, many of my clients are experiencing stress and difficulty in returning home to Australia from the United States.  Please be advised of the following flight update to assist you in returning home.  Qantas and Virgin Australia are now taking bookings for a limited number of repatriation flights they will be operating [...]

2020-05-12T04:18:21+00:00April 15th, 2020|Business Advice, Corporate Advisory|Comments Off on Flight updates – returning home to Australia from the United States

Rather eat broken glass than deal with that outstanding legal or compliance issue? Perhaps now’s the time

In pre-Covid-19, ordinary times, I’d become accustomed to having the following types of exchanges with clients: Me: Your terms and conditions document is looking a little tired, how about we give it an update? Client: I know we need to, but there’s so much going on, it’s just not a priority right now. Me: Those [...]

2020-05-12T04:18:29+00:00April 8th, 2020|Business Advice, Business Partnerships, Compliance, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Employment Law, Intellectual Property|Comments Off on Rather eat broken glass than deal with that outstanding legal or compliance issue? Perhaps now’s the time

Rent relief for commercial tenants – COVID-19

Following a national cabinet meeting, the Prime Minister has today announced new rental waivers and deferrals for commercial and retail lease tenants who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Under this new ‘code of conduct’, landlords will be required to reduce leases in proportion to the reduction in the tenant’s business. The code will [...]

2020-05-12T04:18:40+00:00April 8th, 2020|Business Advice, Contracts, Corporate Advisory, Property|Comments Off on Rent relief for commercial tenants – COVID-19