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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

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.

22 September 2020 - Knowledge

COVID-19 concessions for temporary and provisional visa applicants

#Immigration Law, #COVID-19

The Australian Government has introduced a number of concessions, including extended stay and offshore applications, for certain visa applicants affected by the current travel restrictions.

17 September 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.

16 September 2020 - Knowledge

Amendments passed to retail leasing legislation in Victoria

#Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19

On 15 September 2020, the Victorian Parliament passed the Retail Leases Amendment Bill 2019, which amends the Retail Leases Act 2003 and the Building Act 1993.

16 September 2020 - Knowledge

Update: Retail or commercial leases in Victoria and COVID-19 – legislative amendments

#Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19

Amendments have been passed to Victoria’s COVID-19 Omnibus Act which, amongst other things, permit the making of regulations to temporarily modify laws relating to leases and licences until 26 April 2021, amend the definition of ‘eligible lease’ and permit regulations to be made dealing with binding orders requiring landlords to give specified rent relief.

16 September 2020 - Knowledge

Alfresco dining in Victoria: Enjoying the sun without litigation

#Workplace Relations & Safety, #Planning, Environment & Sustainability, #Local Government, #COVID-19

The new Victorian Government Outdoor Eating and Entertainment Package creates new opportunities for local government and hospitality sector to revitalise the economy. In embracing this new initiative, our hosts need to think about potential legal exposure.

15 September 2020 - Knowledge

Are e-signing and virtual meetings here to stay?

#Corporate & Commercial Law, #COVID-19

An interim Senate report has recommended that temporary COVID changes to the Corporations Act, allowing for the use of electronic signatures and virtual shareholder meetings, be made permanent.

09 September 2020 - Knowledge

HomeBuilder: Loan confusion and obligations on home owners

#Property & Real Estate, #COVID-19

The Queensland Government further clarify the muddy waters around the HomeBuilder grant and its distribution.

09 September 2020 - Knowledge

New labour market testing requirement for employers

#Immigration Law, #COVID-19

We look at the upcoming important changes to the labour market testing requirement for temporary and permanent employer sponsored visa applications lodged on or after 1 October 2020.

08 September 2020 - Knowledge

Expansion of the COVID-19 pandemic event visa for Australia’s critical industries

#Immigration Law, #COVID-19

People with relevant skills and qualifications in aged care can now apply for the Australian Government’s pandemic event visa regardless of whether their substantive visa has work rights.

02 September 2020 - Knowledge

Transitioning from the COVID leasing protections – Sneakerboy reveals some issues

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

Rolling back the COVID leasing laws may not be smooth, especially where lease terms are yet to be renegotiated.

01 September 2020 - Knowledge

Superannuation monthly update – August 2020

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

In this edition, we wrap-up key news, legislation and other developments in superannuation in August 2020.