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Lander & Rogers lawyers named finalists in legal awards

By newseditor on Friday, March 27, 2015

We are delighted to announce that two of our lawyers have been shortlisted as finalists in the 2015 Law Institute of Victoria Awards.

Property Settlements and Superannuation Splitting

By newseditor on Monday, March 23, 2015

Australian superannuation laws apply to both married and de facto couples, including same-sex couples, and superannuation is treated like any other asset in a marriage or de facto relationship when parties separate. That is, superannuation entitlements can be divided up and shared as part of a property settlement package.

Lander & Rogers Corporate Partner, Deanna Constable and Special Counsel, Gregg McConnell will be presenting at the forthcoming Contract Law for Lawyers Masterclass.

Lander & Rogers has advised First State Super in its role as majority equity participant in the consortium which successfully bid, as part of a competitive NSW State Government Public-Private Partnership (PPP) tender process, for the right to design, construct, finance, operate and maintain the new CBD and South East Sydney Light Rail project.

Lander & Rogers has advised 360 Capital Investment Management Limited on three recent acquisitions: one Victorian office acquisition by the 360 Capital Office Fund and two Queensland industrial property acquisitions by the 360 Capital Industrial Fund:

Discrimination and equality in sport

By newseditor on Monday, March 02, 2015

"Treating everyone in the same way doesn’t help you achieve equality," said Kate Jenkins, Victoria's Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commissioner, at a recent briefing for major sports hosted by Lander & Rogers.

Lander & Rogers a sponsor of the 2015 Retail Leaders Forum

By newseditor on Friday, February 27, 2015

Lander & Rogers is proud to be a sponsor of this year's Retail Leaders Forum in Sydney at the Hilton Hotel.  The annual two-day event, taking place on 2-3 March, brings together executive level retailers from across the industry spectrum and the NSW region.

Anti-bullying laws one year on: what have we learned?

By newseditor on Wednesday, February 25, 2015

In January 2014, new anti-bullying laws came into effect under the Fair Work Act, bringing with them Australia's first legislated test for workplace bullying.

Caveator beware!

By newseditor on Thursday, February 19, 2015

A recent decision of the New South Wales Supreme Court has highlighted the potential financial implications where parties involved in Family Court litigation incorrectly lodge caveats in order to secure the payment of their property entitlements.

Divorce and death - uncomfortable bedfellows

By newseditor on Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The legislation that governs wills and who is eligible to challenge a will changed on 1 January 2015. The changes have narrowed the class of people who are eligible to challenge a will.