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A recent judgment by the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia has clarified the test for having a Financial Agreement set aside on the grounds of duress.

Sexual harassment and the new era of high stakes damages

By newseditor on Thursday, November 17, 2016

"Sexual harassment is currently very topical and not just thanks to Donald Trump," said Lander & Rogers Partner Derek Humphery-Smith. Humphery-Smith was speaking at a client briefing on workplace sexual harassment.

Class actions now possible in Queensland

By newseditor on Friday, November 11, 2016

On 8 November 2016, the Queensland Parliament passed legislation that institutes a class action procedure into the Queensland Supreme Court. This legislation amends the Civil Proceedings Act 2011 to allow representative proceedings to be brought if:

Recent developments in birth claims: wrongful birth and home birth

By newseditor on Thursday, November 10, 2016

Are birth claims on the rise in Australia?

Congratulations to Amie Frydenberg and Kaitlyn Gulle who are now LIV Accredited Specialists for Workplace Relations!

Lander & Rogers supports new Community Legal Centres initiative

By newseditor on Thursday, October 20, 2016

We are excited to be part of a new national sponsorship program for Community Legal Centres (CLCs).

Victoria introduces adoption equality

By newseditor on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

In September this year, new legislation came into effect in Victoria which allows couples to adopt regardless of their sex or gender identity.

Lander & Rogers advises on Henderson/Janus merger

By newseditor on Tuesday, October 18, 2016

We recently advised Henderson Group Plc on the Australian aspects of its recommended all share "merger of equals" with Janus Capital Group Inc.

Communication is key in resolving workplace complaints

By newseditor on Friday, October 14, 2016

Resolving workplace complaints effectively is an essential skill for HR professionals and people managers who may need to address a range of complaints, from low-level operational "gripes", to business-threatening allegations of fraud, harassment, or endemic abuse.

According to Bill Evans, Westpac's Chief Economist, Australia currently holds two world records: 27 years of uninterrupted growth, and the highest percentage of household debt.

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