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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

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.

04 August 2021 - Knowledge

Update: Victorian Government reintroduces COVID commercial tenancy relief scheme

#Property, Planning & Development, #COVID-19

We outline the key points covered in the Victorian Government’s Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme Bill 2021 and explore which tenants will likely be eligible for the scheme.

21 July 2021 - Knowledge

Construction in lockdown – except ‘urgent’ works

#Construction, Infrastructure & Projects, #COVID-19

Following the NSW Government’s restrictions on construction works across the Greater Sydney Area, we look at what work can still be performed during this time and actions you should be taking according to your contract.

19 July 2021 - Knowledge

Do COVID-19 lockdowns frustrate leases?

#Property, Planning & Development, #COVID-19

Expanded COVID-19 restrictions on trading may have you wondering if your lease is frustrated. This is not likely and we explain why.

15 July 2021 - Knowledge

New COVID-19 leasing laws affecting NSW retail and commercial tenancies during lockdown

#Property, Planning & Development, #COVID-19

On 14 July 2021, the NSW Government’s new Retail and Other Commercial Leases (COVID-19) Regulation 2021 took effect. It’s different from the 2020 leasing laws, and we consider what it means for landlords and tenants.

28 June 2021 - Knowledge

The decision is in – High Court confirms business interruption insurance exclusion unenforceable

#Dispute Resolution & Litigation, #COVID-19

The High Court’s decision on Friday has denied insurers’ appeal in Australia’s first business interruption test case. How will this affect businesses claiming COVID-related losses through their business interruption cover?

07 May 2021 - Knowledge

Take the jab or lose the job: Can employers enforce mandatory vaccines?

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission demonstrates that mandatory vaccines may be lawful and reasonable in some workplaces, but not all.

12 April 2021 - Knowledge

What is your ‘vaccination status’? Privacy obligations for employers collecting their employees’ vaccination information

#Data & Privacy, #Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

We provide an outline of employers’ obligations under the Australian Privacy Principles when collecting, using, storing, and disclosing information about their employee’s vaccination status.

24 March 2021 - Knowledge

A brave new world: Preparing for the end of the JobKeeper scheme

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #COVID-19

With the end of JobKeeper fast approaching, there are still many considerations for affected employers, including the legal risks of restructuring a business.