Employment and labour

Employee unlawfully dismissed for disclosing workplace records in aid of a murder investigation

Employee unlawfully dismissed for disclosing workplace records in aid of a murder investigation

The NSW Supreme Court ruled that the provisions of an employment contract cannot defeat public policy

AustralianSuper nabs 70% stake in ATN with Allens’ help

AustralianSuper nabs 70% stake in ATN with Allens’ help

The stake is valued at about $1.9bn, and is set to speed up the rollout of 5G in the country

K&L Gates helps ASX-listed ICT distributor expand in NZ with $68m acquisition

K&L Gates helps ASX-listed ICT distributor expand in NZ with $68m acquisition

The firm’s Australia team worked hand in hand with lawyers from NZ to close the deal

High Court clarifies casual employment following Fair Work Act changes

High Court clarifies casual employment following Fair Work Act changes

The decision "finally gives employers the certainty they want," a Kingston Reid partner says

Bartier Perry partner calls for the profession to ‘reflect the communities in which we live’

Bartier Perry partner calls for the profession to ‘reflect the communities in which we live’

Linda Mackinlay seeks to bolster the representation of Aboriginal and Indigenous lawyers

Landmark hotel real estate acquisition deal reached with top firms’ help

Landmark hotel real estate acquisition deal reached with top firms’ help

The $620m transaction is said to be among the biggest of its kind in Australian history