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The Benefits of a Non-Disclosure Agreement

An enterprise’s confidential information such as trade secrets, processes and key contacts are all valuable assets that should be protected during the course of a business’s commercial operations, negotiations and transactions. One effective tool for safeguarding...Read More

What is an Employee Entitled to Upon Termination

Are you worried that you may lose your entitlements after your employment has been terminated? Although losing your job or being terminated can be stressful and can happen for various reasons, you should be aware of the type of entitlements you may be owed. You can...Read More

How to Dismiss an Employee Legally in Australia

Terminating an employee in Australia can have significant legal and financial implications for an employer. However, employers can mitigate risk by understanding and complying with their legal obligations and approaching employee termination with professionalism. This...Read More

Surveillance in the Australian Workplace – is it legal?

In the modern era of advanced technology, the issue of employee surveillance and privacy in the workplace has become increasingly relevant. Workplace surveillance in the Australian Workplace can take various forms, including video surveillance, computer monitoring,...Read More

Alternative Dispute Resolution Explained

Litigation can be a costly and time-consuming process and parties are increasingly seeking alternative forms of resolving disputes. This article provides an overview of the main types of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and their respective benefits and...Read More

How to keep your legal costs down – our top tips

If your business is involved in a commercial dispute, your biggest concerns are likely to be how to keep your legal costs down and the financial losses that your organisation and its officers could suffer, and the size of your legal bill. Commercial disputes can be...Read More

What happens when a contract is breached?

Contracts are a common tool used throughout our lives to create legal relationships between parties to define what actions people will take. If you have entered into a contract with another party, you are obligated to abide by the terms and conditions of the contract....Read More

Does your privacy policy comply with the privacy laws?

Privacy law in Australia is governed by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the ‘Act’) and the Australian Privacy Principles which affect the handling of personal information. The principles were introduced in 2014 to bring Australia’s privacy laws (first introduced in 2001)...Read More