Artboard 1Icons/Ionic/Social/social-pinterest

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.


Ian Robertson AO

Ian Robertson AO

National Managing Partner

Sydney

More info
Howard Rapke

Howard Rapke

Managing Partner

Melbourne

More info
Paul Venus

Paul Venus

Managing Partner

Brisbane

More info
Stephen Trew

Stephen Trew

Managing Partner

Sydney

More info

Recent Posts

03 April 2020 - Knowledge

Weekend work authorised by COVID-19 Planning Response Order: What the change means for existing construction contracts

#Construction & Infrastructure, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability, #Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19

In order to give project participants the ability to mitigate the delays inherent in enforcing social distancing on construction sites, the NSW government has removed any constraint on working days in existing and future consents. We look at what the new order may mean for existing construction contracts.

03 April 2020 - Knowledge

Temporary FIRB changes during COVID-19 – impact on commercial leases

#Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19

In this historically challenging time for the Australian economy, the Government announced new Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) temporary measures, effective from 10:30pm on 29 March 2020 , in pursuit of protecting the national interest.

02 April 2020 - Knowledge

Fair Work Commission seeks to vary modern awards

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

On 1 April 2020, the Fair Work Commission (Commission) announced its proposal to vary certain modern awards by inserting a new “Schedule X” containing additional measures to assist employers and employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

01 April 2020 - Knowledge

Trading through the corona crisis: Practical steps to help protect businesses

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak is wreaking havoc on businesses and exposing a number of internal issues. We address critical business housekeeping matters that may protect your business under current circumstances.

01 April 2020 - Knowledge

Enhanced foreign investment scrutiny during COVID-19 crisis

#Corporate & Commercial Law, #COVID-19

As of 10:30pm AEDT on Sunday 29 March 2020, important temporary changes to Australia’s foreign investment review framework have come into effect to protect the national interest during the COVID-19 crisis. These changes mean that, for the duration of the coronavirus crisis, all relevant foreign investments into Australia will require FIRB approval, regardless of the value, nature or country of origin of the foreign investor.

01 April 2020 - Knowledge

Land tax deferral – a relief for land owners during COVID-19

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

In a bid to support businesses in the current climate, the Victorian Government is now giving eligible land owners the option to defer their 2020 land tax payment until 1 January 2021.

31 March 2020 - Knowledge

What do reckless conduct WHS laws have to do with COVID-19?

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic presents a multitude of challenges for businesses of all shapes and sizes, not least of which is their primary responsibility and concern to protect the health and welfare of their workforce.

31 March 2020 - Knowledge

COVID-19 factsheet: Changes at the Federal and State level

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

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating a number of significant challenges for Australian businesses. We summarise the key legal issues impacting business as well as Australian and Victorian Government measures in place to assist business owners throughout this period of uncertainty in Australia.

31 March 2020 - Knowledge

Important changes to modern awards and legislation in response to COVID-19 pandemic

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic to businesses and its employees, the Fair Work Commission recently granted a number of temporary variations to some key modern awards to preserve the ongoing viability of businesses and jobs. Plus, a look at

25 March 2020 - Knowledge

COVID-19 – a ‘taxing’ time for everyone

#Taxation – Disputes & Litigation, #COVID-19

The Australian government has been quick to respond to the rapidly changing economic climate due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, the Australian Taxation Office has introduced a number of tax relief measures in a bid to assist taxpayers with cash-flow and solvency strains resulting from this outbreak. We look at the wider ranging and associated initiatives foreshadowed.

25 March 2020 - Knowledge

ASIC refocuses priorities to face COVID-19 challenges

#Corporate & Commercial Law, #COVID-19

ASIC has moved quickly to refocus its priorities for the coming months as COVID-19 impacts Australian companies.

25 March 2020 - Knowledge

The impacts of COVID-19 on temporary visa holders – part 2

#Immigration Law, #COVID-19

We provide an update on travel bans, work limitations and considerations for employers of sponsored workers.