In the news
Thursday, 26 November 2015In the news - The Age
Who owns your followers, you or your employer? Most of us spend a large portion of the day monitoring what's happening on our social networks. We'll sit at our desk with a phone by our side watching and waiting for Facebook, Instagram or maybe LinkedIn posts from our friends and colleagues.
Thursday, 12 November 2015In the news - The Sydney Morning Herald
Questions you should ask at any job interview When you're close to securing a new job after a couple of rounds of interviews and an employment contract is not far away, your ability to negotiate is probably at its strongest.
Tuesday, 10 November 2015In the news - Sydney Morning Herald
Cancer Council slams IP Australia gene patent response A landmark High Court decision that private companies cannot own naturally occurring parts of the human body has been largely rejected by the government body in charge of issuing patents, say furious cancer groups.
Friday, 6 November 2015In the news - Herald Sun
Accept filtering for motorcycle riders and it will give us all a smoother ride FOR years Victorian motorcyclists have been knowingly breaking the law. We’re not talking about outlaw gangs or wannabe Valentino Rossis doing wheelies on Lygon St on Friday night. Rather, they are the everyday riders who filter through traffic — riding between lines of slow or stopped vehicles. The State Government has now made that practice legal.
Wednesday, 4 November 2015In the news - Lawyers Weekly
National firm ventures into new territory Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has opened its first office in the Northern Territory this week.
Thursday, 29 October 2015In the news - The Guardian
To beat the pokies, we must change our idea of 'personal responsibility' In the early 1990’s Christopher Reynolds, a milk man, had a gambling problem. Almost every work day between his morning and afternoon milk runs, he would have lunch at the Katoomba RSL and stay for a couple hours to play the pokies, losing thousands of dollars.
Monday, 26 October 2015In the news - Financial Observer
NAB advice review plan flawed National Australia Bank (NAB) financial planning customers may miss out on compensation for negligent financial planning advice because of flaws in the company’s remediation scheme, according to legal firm Maurice Blackburn.
Sunday, 25 October 2015In the news - The New Daily
AFL players have the right to choose their employer Everyone else can move jobs if they need to, so it might makes sense that AFL players could too. But that’s not really how it works.
Thursday, 22 October 2015In the news - The Age
Landmark pokies legal challenge on the cards Poker machines are illegal because their design is deceptive lawyers will argue in a landmark legal action against the multibillion-dollar pokies industry. Maurice Blackburn lawyers will argue in a state or federal court that poker machines are in breach of consumer law for misleading and deceptive conduct.
Thursday, 22 October 2015In the news - 4BC
Pokies may breach consumer law: Maurice Blackburn Law firm Maurice Blackburn is considering to launch a landmark case against the gambling industry, arguing that pokie machines are in breach of Australian consumer law.