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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.   

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

17 November 2021 - Knowledge

How should employers respond to employees who refuse to wear a mask?

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

A recent Fair Work Commission decision confirms that mandatory mask requirements are lawful and reasonable in the context of COVID-19.

08 November 2021 - Knowledge

How to safely manage COVID-19 in the workplace

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

As Australia’s vaccination rates increase, businesses must now consider the interaction of unvaccinated individuals in the workplace and what they can do to maintain a safe working environment for all.

27 October 2021 - Knowledge

NSW Government Bulletin

#Government, #Construction, Infrastructure & Projects, #COVID-19

COVID-19 seemed to have come out of nowhere. Will its impact on the construction industry be a lasting driver for a more collaborative approach?

20 October 2021 - Knowledge

Supreme Court dismisses challenges to NSW Government’s COVID-19 public health orders

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

The NSW Supreme Court has dismissed two legal challenges seeking to invalidate public health orders which require workers in the aged care, construction, education and healthcare sectors to be vaccinated and impose strict lockdown restrictions for residents in areas of concern.

20 October 2021 - Knowledge

Changes to Australian citizenship law and travel exemptions for parents overseas

#Immigration Law, #COVID-19

Recent changes to Australia’s migration and citizenship laws include the expansion of the residence requirement to talent visa holders applying for citizenship, and overseas parents of Australian citizens and permanent residents now recognised as ‘immediate family’ for travel to Australia.

13 October 2021 - Knowledge

Australia prepares to reopen international borders: Risks and considerations for travellers

#Immigration Law, #COVID-19

The Prime Minister has announced a plan to lift international travel bans for fully vaccinated Australians in November. Are there any risks? What should you be mindful of?

29 September 2021 - Knowledge

Can a business refuse to provide goods or services to unvaccinated customers?

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

Businesses should tread with caution before implementing a blanket ‘no jab, no service’ requirement as this may amount to ‘indirect discrimination’ if a customer cannot be vaccinated for a reason that is protected by discrimination laws. In this article, we explain what indirect discrimination entails and the considerations for businesses in these situations.

27 September 2021 - Knowledge

More changes to NSW’s COVID-19 retail and commercial leasing laws

#Property, Planning & Development, #COVID-19

The NSW Government has made some small but important changes to the State’s COVID-19 leasing laws, including the reclassification of tenants as an impacted lessee and lease renegotiation for those who are no longer impacted.

08 September 2021 - Knowledge

COVID-19 employer vaccination incentives – a cash grab for the jab?

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

The Therapeutic Goods Administration now permits employers to incentivise and advertise the COVID-19 vaccine. We set out what employers can and cannot do, and the applicable rules and legal risks regarding vaccination incentives.

08 September 2021 - Knowledge

COVID-19 privacy principles for handling personal data

#Data & Privacy, #Technology, Media & Telecommunications, #COVID-19

Australia’s key privacy authorities have jointly issued five privacy principles to guide policymakers and businesses in a universal approach to handling personal information during the pandemic.

26 August 2021 - Knowledge

Victoria’s 2021 Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme – a summary

#Property, Planning & Development, #COVID-19

Our ongoing commentary on the Victorian Government's Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme.

16 August 2021 - Knowledge

COVID-19 leasing law changes in NSW

#Property, Planning & Development, #COVID-19

The NSW Government has recently updated its COVID-19 leasing laws. The new regulation, a reintroduction of the 2020 laws, includes renegotiations between landlords and tenants, reference to the National Code of Conduct and rent reductions.