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At Holding Redlich, great law is our starting point
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At Holding Redlich, great law is our starting point

Holding Redlich is a large national commercial law firm with offices in Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane and Cairns. We comprise more than 500 people, including 70 partners.

We provide solutions tailored to our clients’ needs, underpinned by the very best legal thinking and expert industry knowledge.

But it takes much more than great law to build enduring partnerships - our aim with every client.

We understand that our role is to look after our clients and their best interests.

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We provide solutions tailored to our clients’ needs

underpinned by the very best legal thinking and expert industry knowledge.

We have a personal stake in our clients' success

and a commitment to quality in everything we do for them.

We have an informal culture

which values respect and collaboration.

Holding Redlich welcomes Sarah Byrne as partner in Canberra office

Holding Redlich welcomes Sarah Byrne as partner in Canberra office

We are pleased to welcome Sarah Byrne a Partner in our Canberra office. 

Sarah brings with her a background in government spanning 30 years with extensive experience across various departments and agencies at both the state and Commonwealth levels. She specialises in all facets of government and administrative law, including statutory interpretation, administrative appeals, legislation development, and making robust decisions under legislation. 

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20 February 2024 - Knowledge

‘The Idea of Perfection’ – when is your administrative decision truly complete?

#Government, #Administrative Law

We discuss the elements of a ‘perfected’ decision – that is, one which is legally complete and not capable of being unilaterally withdrawn by the decision-maker.

20 February 2024 - Knowledge

New year, new focus: Ethics for Australian Government in-house lawyers

#Government

The new year presents an opportunity for government lawyers to reflect on the past 12 months and draw out lessons for meeting their professional responsibilities.

15 February 2024 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin: Taking reasonable steps to protect privacy

#Government, #Data & Privacy

Current privacy laws require agencies to adopt ‘reasonable’ safeguards against unauthorised access, use or disclosure of personal information. What is considered ‘reasonable’ and how can agencies ensure they have sufficient protections in place?

13 February 2024 - Knowledge

Time to revisit your marketing settings? Recent penalties for breaching Spam law

#Data & Privacy, #Corporate & Commercial Law

A business that sent over 83,000 marketing messages was fined $302,500 for breaches in the Spam Act 2003. What are the key takeaways and lessons to be learnt?

13 February 2024 - Knowledge

Some welcome clarity on when retention moneys can be claimed in payment claims under the SOP Act

#Construction, Infrastructure & Projects

The Supreme Court of Victoria has held that contractors can claim retention moneys as part of a ‘payment claim’ under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act 2002 (Vic).

08 February 2024 - Knowledge

Landmark CoR prosecutions: $2.4M fines, executive jailed and ground-breaking legal developments

#Transport, Shipping & Logistics, #Dispute Resolution & Litigation

From a series of six Chain of Responsibility prosecutions, we unpack the biggest lessons, including some ‘firsts’ under the Heavy Vehicle National Law, for businesses that own, operate, engage or deal with heavy vehicles.

07 February 2024 - Knowledge

Closing Loopholes: 2023 recap & 2024 outlook

#Workplace Relations & Safety

Our summary of key changes to workplace relations and safety law arising from the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Act 2023 and the proposed amendments in the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes No.2) Bill 2023.

07 February 2024 - Knowledge

Residential Focus: New rules for building bonds

#Property, Planning & Development

The Strata Schemes Management Amendment Regulation 2024 commenced in January, introducing three changes to the building bond scheme. We provide a brief overview of these changes.

01 February 2024 - Knowledge

When does an employee’s social media comment cross the line?

#Workplace Relations & Safety

Employers have a right to discipline an employee for misusing social media outside of work. However, it is important to assess whether the conduct is sufficiently connected to the workplace before taking any action.

01 February 2024 - Knowledge

Understanding employment contracts: The importance of an effective set-off clause (Part 3)

#Workplace Relations & Safety

We continue our series by examining ‘set-off’ clauses within employment contracts and reviewing court authority on the risks of not including a set-off clause in the employment contracts of employees covered by a modern award or enterprise agreement.

29 January 2024 - Knowledge

Building bond to increase from 1 February 2024

#Property, Planning & Development, #Construction, Infrastructure & Projects

From 1 February 2024, any building bond given on or after this date will be 3 per cent of the contract price for the building work. We look at the change and alternatives for developers.

24 January 2024 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin summer edition: The more things change

#Government, #Data & Privacy, #Property, Planning & Development, #Workplace Relations & Safety

At the beginning of a new year of challenges, we refresh key concepts and skills to arm government lawyers for the year ahead.

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11 December 23 - Media Release

Holding Redlich welcomes Sarah Byrne as partner in Canberra office

Holding Redlich announces the appointment of Sarah Byrne as a Partner in its Canberra office. Sarah brings with her a background in government spanning 30 years with extensive experience across various departments and agencies at both the state and Commonwealth levels.

14 November 23 - Media Release

Holding Redlich welcomes new corporate & commercial partner, Andrew Stone

Holding Redlich today announced the appointment of experienced investment funds lawyer, Andrew Stone, as Partner in its national corporate and commercial practice.

26 September 23 - In the News

Holding Redlich named as a 5-Star Employer of Choice by Australasian Lawyer

Australasian Lawyer has today named Holding Redlich as a 5-Star Employers of Choice. The firm is one of 33 law firms selected for its positive and inclusive culture, career advancement, work-life balance incentives and more.