Labour Hire Licensing Laws in Queensland, South Australia and coming to Victoria

Health Law Bulletin June 2018

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and what Australian Businesses need to know

Congratulations to John Wakefield, winner, Australasian Law Awards 2018 Australian Arbitrator of the Year

Federal Court confirms its stance on setting off unfair preferences

Congratulations to Partner, Corinne Attard - once again selected for Who's Who Legal: Franchising

Unfair dismissal update – casual and labour hire employees

What do you do if your Employees Don’t turn up for Work? - Boguslaw Bienias v Iplex Pipelines Australia Pty Ltd [2017] FWCFB 38

What Approved Providers can and cannot charge under the Aged Care Act – Regis Aged Care Pty Limited v Secretary, Department of Health [2018]

Mandatory Data Breach Notification has Commenced! Do you have a Data Breach Response Plan?

Private Health Insurance Reform – How will it affect you?

Voluntary Assisted Dying Laws Passed in Victoria

Corporate Governance Update for Not-for-profit Health and Aged care Providers

“Bikies, Brothels and now Bowsers?” Marketform Managing Agency Ltd v Amashaw Pty Ltd [2018] NSWCA 70

Holman Webb lawyers named in AFR Best Lawyers in Australia 2019

Welcome to the April 2018 edition of the Holman Webb Health Law Alert

Holman Webb named finalists in four categories for the Australasian Law Awards 2018

Intention and mistake - every lease lawyer's nightmare come true

A danger to public health and safety – franchise termination justified

Promoting your business online: what to watch out for

Watch Those Wooden Boards - UK Restaurant Fined!

Bitcoin to be subject to registration and reporting regulations

Personal liability for insolvent trading: Company directors find berth in safe harbor

Site blocking under the Copyright Act 1968: silver bullet or pop gun?

Holman Webb Adelaide tops Doyles Guide - South Australia

Queensland Partners Top Doyles Guide in Dust Disease (Defendant) Category

‘Vulnerable Workers’ Changes to Fair Work Act - What Employers Need to Know!

Lessons learnt from the Red Cross Blood Service Data Breach Investigation

Matters to Consider when Advertising Therapeutic Goods – Consistency with the Accepted Indication/Accepted Intended Purpose

Full Federal Court orders $6 million penalty for Nurofen Specific Pain products

Patient consent issues where the procedure is performed by another surgeon - Tinnock v Murrumbidgee Local Health District (No 6) [2017] NSWSC 1003

Defamation - Absolute Privilege and the Good Faith Protection for Complaints to the NSW Medical Council and Health Care Complaints Commission Hunter v Hanson [2017] NSWCA 164

The Importance of Understanding Your Medical Malpractice & Civil Liability Policy - Updated

What Retirement Village Operators Need to Know About Australian Consumer Law & NSW Reforms

Legal and Ethical Issues with Genomic Testing

Survival of the Fittest in Trade Marks Dispute

Pros and Cons of Sub-leasing Your Site From the Franchisor

Holman Webb Health Law Bulletin - August 2017

Looking Into Leases

Holman Webb CFO selected as a finalist in the 2017 Executive of the Year awards

Partner named in Who's Who Legal

Holman Webb in the Press - Aggressive Appetite Gains Mid-Tier New Team

Junior Lawyer Position – Commercial Recovery, Insolvency & Litigation – 3 yrs PAE

Holman Webb named Finalist in the 2017 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Partner tops Doyles Guide in Health and Aged Care Law

Fair Work Commission Decisions: Casual Conversion Clause to be Inserted Into Modern Awards & The Family and Domestic Violence Leave Clause Takes a New Turn

Holman Webb Announces 10 Promotions Across Eastern Sea-Board Offices

Something Worth Noting - What If An "Adverse Costs" Insurance Policy Cannot Secure Defence Costs?

Compliance Alert: Award Rates Increase by 3.3% from July

How to Deal with Bullying and Harassment When Dealing with Complaints

What You Need to Know About the Significant Change to Strata Laws in NSW

What are the Rules in Advertising Health Services and Therapeutic Goods, including Testimonials?

Mandatory Data Breach Notification to Commence – Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 (Cth)

Innovation in Law, the Process of Disruption.

The Importance of Understanding your Medical Malpractice and Civil Liability Policy

When Can a Disclosure in Relation to a Healthcare Practitioner’s Registration be a Breach of Privacy?  What is a “lawful collection”?

Lawyers Weekly June 2017 Edition - Healthy Growth

Guardianship Update

Australian Law Reform Commission’s Elder Abuse discussion paper

CCTV, videos and photos in health, aged care and retirement living and disability facilities– your rights and obligations

Legal Issues for the Next Generation of Healthcare - E-health, Cybersecurity, Privacy, Duty of Care and the Obligation to Follow-up in an Electronic Healthcare Environment

First Domino to fall? ACCC obtains first ‘penalty’ under the Franchising Code

New Version of the Code of Conduct - Reminder to Update Links

Holman Webb Health Law Bulletin May 2017

The Very Long ‘Tale’ of Traffic Trained Buck & the MACA

What Is A Mandatory Data Breach Notification?

Holman Webb Lawyers Listed in Best Lawyers International

Holman Webb are Finalists in 3 Categories in the Australasian Law Awards 2017

A Better Approach to Betterment - Walker Group Constructions v Tzaneros Investments [2017] NSWCA 27

Reductions In Penalty Rates Results From Review Of Food, Pharma And Club Industry Modern Awards

Alison Choy Flannigan named a Finalist in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2017

Update on Online Contracts:  How binding is a “click”? How binding is a reference to a set of terms?

Grant of Indemnity: But is it Even Worth the Paper it’s Written On?

S54 of the Insurance Contracts Act (ICA) – An Insured's Best Friend

Copyright Infringement - Downloading Music and Movies –the First Injunction Against Infringing Websites

Five franchising lessons from “The Founder” of McDonald’s

What is Section 54 between Insurers? - Watkins Syndicate 0457 at Lloyds v Pantaenius Australia Pty Ltd [2016] FCAFC 150

eSignatures: Why You Need to be Cautious

Holman Webb signs to the Law Society of NSW Charter for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession

“When does the limitation period to claim on a policy of insurance commence???”

Holman Webb included in Australasian Lawyer’s Fast Firms List for 2016.

CCTV, videos and photos in health, aged care and retirement living and disability facilities– your rights and obligations

Managing the Threat of Terrorism In Public Institutions such as Hospitals and Aged Care Facilities

It’s Time to Review and Update your Standard Form Contracts Unfair Contract Terms in Consumer Contracts and Small Business Contracts

Misuse of market power – Relevance to hospital and aged care operators

Compliance Lessons for Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies - Misleading and deceptive conduct in advertising pharmaceuticals

What you need to know about Medical Cannabis: Narcotic Drugs Amendment Act 2016 (Cth)

Federal Court rules in favour of supervisors of trainee psychiatrist in claim for racial discrimination

Update on Capacity: Application of a Local Health District: Re A Patient Fay [2016] NSWSC 624

Jones v Bartlett: When do I need to comply with evolving building standards to discharge my duty to a plaintiff?

Improving Patient Outcomes for our Non-English Speaking Community and the Hearing Impaired - When Do You Need to Use an Interpreter in Providing Health Services?

Understanding the Classification Principles – Secretary, Department of Health v DLW Health Services Pty Limited [2016] FCA 108

Information for Approved Providers of Residential Aged Care Homes on Charging Fees for Additional Care and Services in Residential Aged Care

Residential Aged Care Update – Budget Cuts and ACFI Changes

Are you ready for the home care industry to be opened up like Uber? – Aged Care Legislation Amendment (Increasing Consumer Choice) Act 2016 (Cth)

Consumer Directed Care - Update and Brokerage Arrangements

Social Impact Investing/ Outcome-Based Contracts in Health – Opportunities and Challenges

Clinical Governance Update -  Review of Serious Failures in Reported Test Results...


Online Sales & Drip Pricing – Adding Extras as You Proceed to the Checkout

SPAM - It's Still Happening

Telstra gets to go to Rio for…Free!

Lucy Kerley named an Insurance Business Young Gun 2016

Digital Advertising and Unconscionable Conduct

What is an Unfair Term in a Small Business Contract? You Need to Know by November!

Holman Webb Announced as Insurance Team of the Year Finalist in the 16th Annual Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards

Evaluating Pre-Existing Conditions and The Assessment of Damages: McQuitty v Midgley & Anor [2016] QSC 36

Holman Webb Announces 9 Promotions Across Sydney and Melbourne Offices

Labour Hire Update: Prosecution for Failure to Consult

Holman Webb to co-sponsor the inaugural International Negotiation and Dispute Resolution Seminar Series.

Personal Liability of Directors and Company Officers - Beech v Style Global - Contempt Proceedings

Minimum Wages to Increase by 2.4% from 1 July 2016

John Van de Poll Wins Law Partner of the Year: Insurance at the Lawyer Weekly Awards

New Faces of Philanthropy – Innovation in the NFP sector can result in a win-win situation for all involved.

Holman Webb named Finalists in the Australasian Lawyer Awards 2016

Strict Procedural Compliance in Enterprise Agreement Negotiations Essential, says FWC

Small Business And Unfair Contract Terms: Changes On The Horizon

Strategies to Minimise Cyber Breaches and Their Consequences

Workplace Bullying: An Employer’s liability for damages

Holman Webb Partners Named Finalists in the Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards 2016

Insurance reform - an Australian perspective

Holman Webb included in Best Lawyers in Australia 2017

Defamed – Google’s Inaction Proves Costly

When, where and to whom you send emails will now be recorded…

Kristen Hammond nominated as Young Gun of the Year in The Lawyers Weekly 2015 Women In Law Awards

Holman Webb Lawyers Announces US Strategic Alliance

Legal Frontiers in Cyber-Security

Health Law Alert - 8 October 2015

New Home Care Packages Operational Manual

How Does The Recent High Court Patent Case Affect The Research And Innovation Pathway For Biologicals?

Small Business To Be Better Protected

WorkCover QLD Legislative Changes

Alison Choy Flannigan receives 2015 ACHSM (NSW Branch) President's Award

Supreme Court Warms to Inference as to Cause of Fire

Is Joint Employer Liability about to hit Australian Franchising?

Technology Update: Outsourcing Involving Shared Computing Services for APRA regulate institutions (including Cloud services).

Updating your 2015 Franchise Disclosure Document- The Clock is Ticking!

Electronic Health Records and Healthcare Identifiers Update

Health Law Bulletin - September 2015

Dr Nitschke and Euthanasia - Nitschke v Medical Board of Australia [2015] NTSC 39

Background Checks/Pre-Employment Screening in Health and Aged Care – What is involved?

Euthanasia – What is the Law in Australia?

New Cosmetic Surgery Guidelines

Assisted Reproductive Technology Update

When Do You Need to Notify Your Insurer of an Adverse Event? Guild Insurance Limited v Hepburn [2014] NSWCA 400

Why Making Appropriate Entries in Medical Records is Important - Smythe v Burgman (No 2) [2015] NSWSC 298

Advance Care Directives Update

Lessons Learnt from the Quakers Hill Coronial Inquest

Use of Photos from Another's Twitter or Internet Page

Real Property Update – What are Easements and Rights of Way and Why do Hospital and Aged Care Providers Need to Know about Them?

Update: Casaclan v Wealthsure Pty Ltd [2015] FCA 761

Corporate & Commercial Newsletter - August 2015

Collaboration or the Other “C” Word?

Online Copyright Infringement - Downloading Music and Movies – Where is the Law Up To?

Health Law Seminar Invite - Dealing With Death in Health & Aged Care | Wednesday 2 September | 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Technology Law - Email Correspondence Found to Form a Binding Agreement in Relation to the Purchase of Land

Previous Credit Car Hire Proceedings – No Estoppel?

3D Printing at Home – Who is Responsible for Defective Manufacture?

Corinne Attard awarded Who's Who of Legal two years in a row

Removal of the more than 5% DPI threshold for WorkCover claims in Queensland

Health Records Privacy: Contemporary Issues, Complaints and Claims

Aged & Community Services (NSW & ACT) Volunteer Award for 2015

Holman Webb Named One of Australia's Fastest Growing Legal Practices

Tree roots, ice rinks, ski lifts and other causes of injury...

Insurer Joined as PIPA Contributor - Shapcott v W.R Berkley Insurance (Europe) Ltd & Anor [2015] QDC 102

Credit Hire Claims Update

Insurance Law Bulletin - May 2015

High Court Puts the Brakes on Erosion of Limits

Cyber Resilience - ASIC Report

Corporate and Commercial Newsletter - April 2015

Holman Webb named Finalist in the 2015 Australasian Law Award

Internship? Work Experience? or Exploitation!

Health Law Bulletin February 2015

Appointment of Special Counsel to the Holman Webb Insurance Team

Australia's New Arbitration Regime: 5 years on

All at Sea – High Court Rules in Favour of the Government

Data Protection Roadmap

Termination - Not So Mutual?

Workplace Relations Bulletin

Cloud Storage and Personal Data - Make Sure Your Company is Protected!

Byrne Judgment Summary

Five Things to Know About Electronic Communications

Health Law Alert - November 2014

Australia’s New Franchising Code of Conduct is released

Downloading Information From Your Old Employer? Beware, It Could Be A Costly Exercise!

Ground Breaking Decision on Water Act Recovery Claims in Victoria

Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW) Schedule of Non-Economic Loss - 2014/15

Insurance Law Bulletin -

To Imply or Not to Imply - Mutual Trust and Confidence in Employment Contracts

Section 54 Insurance Contracts Act - The High Court Decision in Maxwell v Highway Hauliers

Bullying Update - The anti-bullying laws, 6 months on…

Workplace Defamation a WHS Concern

Franchise Bulletin September 2014

Is your Data Secure? Privacy Case Update - Cupid Media and Pound Road Medical CentreYour Blog Post Title Here...

Health Law Bulletin August 2014

Moving from the PCEHR to the MyHR raises issues

Big Data, Health Records and Privacy – the Big Data Debate

Australian Clinical Trials & Research 101

Transition to Primary Health Networks – Some Legal Issues for the Journey

Proposed Retention Laws – an Invasion of Privacy?

ACNC abolition remains on government’s agenda

Protecting Software in the Digital Age - University of New South Wales v Moorhouse; APRA v Jain

Employment Update – Significant Increases in Damages Awarded by Courts in Sexual Harassment, Discrimination and Adverse Action Claims

What is Your Duty of Care with Clinical Trials of Innovative Techniques and Therapeutic Goods?

Late diagnosis and surgical complications – identifying relevant risk - is the radiologist liable for failing to diagnose? Paul v Cooke

AICLA-ANZIIF Claims Convention: The Changing World of Claims

Review of PPSA – Just how easy is it to use?

Franchise Disclosure Documents - Delays Attract Risk

The High Court Rules on Relying on Broken Promises

Legal Professional Privilege over drafts and correspondence with experts

Online selling by franchisors - breaking down territories

Update on Advance Care Directives

Spar Match-Round 2 – Do You Have to Update your Disclosure Document on 1 July?

Employees vs Independent Contractors and the Risks of Sham Contracting

Privacy Law Update

Is a Hospital liable for the Criminal Acts of its Mental Health Patients?

2014 Likely to be Another Year of Significant Change for Charities

The Latest Vibe on the Franchising Code Changes!

Health Law Bulletin May 2014

New Privacy Obligations Are Now In Force – Are You Complying?

WorkCover Prosecution Highlights Risks for Labour Hire Employers

The Insurance Contracts Act - An Overview of the Recent Changes

At Last!! The New Franchising Code is Here! What You Need to Know.

The Standard of Proof In Workplace Investigations

Privacy Update 2014

Duty to Warn of a Remote Risk and Causation

The Professional Services Exclusion and the D&O Policy

Improper Conduct - WA Tribunal finds Doctor’s Failure to Check and Render Assistance at Car Accident

Changes to Liability of Directors under The Food Act, 2003 (NSW)

Inadvertent disclosure of privileged documents – The High Court speaks

Update on Personally Controlled Electronic Health Records - Legal and Privacy Issues

Mobile Medical Apps – When Are They Medical Devices?

The NSW Court of Appeal has Extended the Time for a Commercial Owners Corporation to Claim Damages from the Builder for Building Defects

"Privacy and Your Clients: An Agenda for Every Business"

Australian Privacy Laws and Health Information

A New Era for the Insurance Contracts Act?

The Privacy Act 2014 – More Stringent Requirements

News: NSW Court of Appeal decision

Privacy Act Reforms: Impact on Terms and Conditions of Trade

You are travelling home at your own risk!

Are You an Accidental Franchisor?

Are Best Endeavours Different from Reasonable Endeavours?

Beware: Using Photographs Posted on Twitter may be a Breach of Copyright

Health Law Bulletin August 2013

Why does the Franchising Code of Conduct matter?

Amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (Fair Work Act) give the Fair Work Commission jurisdiction over complaints of bullying in workplaces covered by the Fair Work Act.

Protecting Your Medical Equipment

Holman Webb Appointed to Commonwealth Preapproved Law Firms List

Burning Down the House: Joint Insurance and the Liability of the Innocent Co-Insured

Is Defamation an Issue for Mandatory Notification Reporting?

Benefitting from a Care-Full Support Scheme

Reverend Grandmother Not Liable in Negligence Case

Franchising Industry Consultation Paper Released

Shareholders in Deadlock

E-Commerce: Developments in online contracting

Who owns the CEO's emails?

Franchising - The Changes on the Horizon

United We Stand, Divided We Fall - The Rise of Class Actions in Australia

Health Law Bulletin May 2013

No splitting of action for claims for recovery of repair costs and rental car costs

The travails of not stating clearly that sexual harassment is against the law

How to protect confidential information

A tale of two distributors and copyright lessons to learn

Google has won its appeal against the ACCC in the High Court today.

Further delays to the introduction of new taxes on charity's unrelated commercial activity

Issues in the Cloud

The Role of a Good General Manager

The ACNC: New Governance Standards and Reporting Obligations

Health Law Bulletin - August 2012

Health Law Bulletin - June 2012

Health Law Bulletin - August 2011

The Effect of PPSA on the Fixed and Floating Charge

Are shareholders in a private company entitled to inspect books and accounts of that company?

Changes to Paid Parental Leave Effective from 1 January 2011

Director’s Duties – What was the James Hardie Appeal About?