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01.06.17

Norton Gledhill assists GMHBA with new alliance

Norton Gledhill has recently assisted GMHBA, a not for profit health fund, in forming an innovative alliance with AIA Australia, one of Australia’s largest life insurers, and Discovery Limited, a South African financial services provider that developed the international ‘Vitality’ wellness program. The alliance will create a new health insurance business branded ‘myOwn’ that will
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22.05.17

Employment Law Newsletter – May 2017

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

10.05.17

Legal professional privilege clarified for in-house lawyers

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

06.04.17

Chris Hartigan recognised for Employment expertise

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.

05.04.17

New laws targeting underquoting by estate agents

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.
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31.03.17

Education Law Newsletter – March 2017

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