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In this edition we consider the lessons for employers from some recent cases concerning employee misconduct on social media and provide an update on our March bulletin on personal liability arising from Fair Work Act breaches. Download May 2017 edition
In a recent Victorian Supreme Court case involving legal professional privilege, the Court adopted a broad view as to the requisite degree of independence required by in-house lawyers from their employers. View article
Chris Hartigan has been recognised in the 2017 Doyle’s Guide for leading lawyers in the Employment (Employer Representation) sector. Chris, who heads Norton Gledhill employment practice, was named as a Recommended lawyer. This is Chris’ fifth consecutive year of recognition for his expertise by the Doyle’s guide.
From 1 May 2017, estate agents and agents’ representatives (together, agents) will be subject to stricter laws against underquoting in the sale of residential property under recent amendments to the Estate Agents Act 1980 (Vic) (Act). The Act imposes tough penalties on agents who mislead prospective purchasers about the likely selling price of a property.
In this newsletter we focus on the new reportable conduct scheme that will come into effect on 1 July 2017 and apply to all Victorian schools. Download here
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