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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

21 October 2020 - Knowledge

Amendments to the Corporations Act – draft legislation released

#Corporate & Commercial Law, #COVID-19

The government has released draft legislation to amend the Corporations Act 2001, allowing the use of virtual meetings and electronic signatures to become permanent.

14 October 2020 - Knowledge

COVID-19 and the virtual courtroom – is technology a friend or foe?

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #COVID-19

We consider the range of steps taken by Australian courts and the legal profession broadly to utilise technology in this unprecedented era, and analyse the benefits and challenges of the 'virtual courtroom'.

13 October 2020 - Knowledge

What the 2020-21 federal budget means for immigration

#Immigration Law, #COVID-19

We summarise the key immigration announcements from the recent federal budget.

07 October 2020 - Knowledge

Dismissal by SMS or email may not be unlawful – but it’s extremely unwise

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

A recent Fair Work Commission ruling further highlights the risks for employers of dismissing an employee by electronic means without a face-to-face meeting.

07 October 2020 - Knowledge

Queensland extends COVID-19 relief measures for retail and commercial tenants

#Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19

The Queensland Government has announced a three-month extension to some of its COVID-19 commercial lease relief measures, but with some changes including eligibility requirements.

07 October 2020 - Knowledge

Update: COVID-19 factsheet – changes at the Federal and State level

#Corporate & Commercial Law, #Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

The pandemic has caused a series of rapid regulatory changes at both the Federal and State level. We provide a Q&A on the latest updates to help you navigate the current state of play.

06 October 2020 - Knowledge

COVID-19 and business interruption insurance claims in Australia – what you should know

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #COVID-19

Companies and businesses should check their insurance policy wording carefully. Not all pandemic exclusions may be valid and ought to be challenged.

06 October 2020 - Knowledge

Flexibility measures extended in line with JobKeeper changes

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

The Fair work Commission has extended the life of award flexibility provisions designed to assist employers to deal with the impact of COVID-19 and has introduced laws to make parental leave more flexible.

02 October 2020 - Knowledge

Superannuation monthly update – September 2020

#Superannuation, Funds Management & Financial Services, #COVID-19

In this edition, we discuss our thoughts on the 22 September amendments to the ASIC Corporations (Amendment) Instrument 2020/853 and highlight key superannuation news, cases and legislation in September.

01 October 2020 - Knowledge

COVID-19 rent relief in Victoria: Amended regulations

#Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19

We summarise the key amendments to the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Regulations that apply to landlords and tenants in Victoria.

29 September 2020 - Knowledge

Fair Work Commission confirms it has no power to reduce modern award derived redundancy entitlements

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses has seen the Fair Work Commission determine a number of applications to vary redundancy pay and recent decisions have confirmed its limited powers to reduce payouts.

23 September 2020 - Knowledge

Update: Victorian leasing amendments now in force

#Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19

Key amendments to the Retail Leases Act 2003 and the Building Act 1993 will be effective from 1 October 2020, except for those regarding essential safety measures which commenced on 23 September 2020.