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COVID-19

Holding Redlich is a full service commercial law firm and has the breadth and depth of expertise to advise you on issues that may be affecting your business due to COVID-19.   

We remain committed to continuing to provide the highest quality legal services to you and your business.

Expertise

We understand how stressful these uncertainties are. We are prepared, available and ready to assist you in navigating any legal issues before and as they arise. Our offices remain open and we can talk to you in person or via Skype/Webex if that is your preference.

Experience

With the full impact of COVID-19 likely to play out for some months yet, you may have questions or concerns regarding the potential impact on your business. Please visit our COVID-19 Resource Centre for further information or contact a team member today.

Recent Posts

08 July 2020 - Knowledge

A rundown of the Global Talent Independent Program

#Immigration Law, #COVID-19

The new GTI program is designed to attract skilled migrants in the top future-focused sectors to Australia. We review the program and discuss who can apply and how.

24 June 2020 - Knowledge

Venue privacy obligations following COVID-19 re-openings

#Data & Privacy, #COVID-19

As businesses re-open across the country, many venues are collecting customers’ personal data to assist COVID-19 tracing efforts. How should this information be handled to avoid breaching privacy laws?

24 June 2020 - Knowledge

Is now the time for a change to “business as usual” in the construction industry?

#Construction & Infrastructure, #Procurement, #COVID-19

Disruptive events present opportunities for businesses to consider whether things can be done better. Now might be a suitable time for a change to contracting in the construction and infrastructure sector.

10 June 2020 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin

#Government, #COVID-19

The Commonwealth Government has recently released a scoping paper setting out its approach to preparing its first modern slavery statement, which provides a “best practice” example for other reporting entities.  

09 June 2020 - Knowledge

COVID-19 update: Relief for Owners Corporations and Community Associations in NSW

#Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19

The NSW Government has recently announced its latest COVID-19 reforms – this time focusing on addressing issues that had arisen for strata schemes and community schemes during the health crisis.

04 June 2020 - Knowledge

Federal Government’s new HomeBuilder scheme – who’s eligible?

#Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19

The Federal Government announced a $680 million HomeBuilder scheme in which eligible owner-occupiers can access a $25,000 tax-free grant to help build a new home or renovate their existing property to improve its accessibility, liveability and safety. But restrictions apply. We unpack the scheme by outlining the eligibility criteria, types of eligible dwellings and the application process.

03 June 2020 - Knowledge

Stood-down employees are not entitled to paid sick leave, Federal Court confirms

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

Providing much needed clarification during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Court has confirmed stood down employees have no entitlement to paid personal leave under the Fair Work Act.

03 June 2020 - Knowledge

COVID-19 and business interruption insurance: Can an outdated exclusion clause still exclude?

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #COVID-19

As businesses continue to experience financial pressure from unprecedented COVID-19 forced closures and restricted trading, many businesses naturally look to their business interruption insurance policies for relief.

03 June 2020 - Knowledge

Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Regulation 2020

#Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19

The Retail Shop Leases and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19 Emergency Response) Regulation 2020 is made under the COVID-19 Emergency Response Act 2020 (COVID Act) with the purpose to implement the National Cabinet Mandatory Code of Conduct.

02 June 2020 - Knowledge

Forfeited inheritance? Another short-straw for medical professionals

#Private Client Practice, #COVID-19

People carry risk in their professional lives, often without contemplating how things might transpire in the event that they find themselves being personally sued for any reason.

26 May 2020 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin

#Government, #COVID-19

The number of class actions in Australia has increased significantly over the past decade and there is concern that, in the wake of the current economic crisis arising out of the COVID-19 health crisis, there will be a rush of class actions that will hamper Australia’s economic recovery.

26 May 2020 - Knowledge

Will longer landlord lockouts become the new norm?

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19

In two recent decisions, the Federal Court has allowed administrators to continue to occupy leased premises rent-free for an extra month. Should landlords be worried that this trend will continue? Whilst the decisions were undoubtedly made in the extraordinary circumstances of COVID-19, it is not difficult to see a precedent being established with similar orders being made more frequently in the future.