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Posted on 14 Dec 2020

Extension to COVID-19 Regulations in relation to commercial leases and licences

Jaala Pulford, the Victorian Minister for Small Business has posted an announcement stating that the existing Commercial Tenancy Relief Scheme will be extended “to provide support for small businesses that need it – to…

Posted on 5 Oct 2020

“A Firm, Advance Commitment” – Casual employment in a post-WorkPac Australia

Following the decision of WorkPac Pty Ltd V Rossato employers are encouraged to review existing casual employment contracts On 20 May 2020, the Full Court handed down its decision in WorkPac Pty Ltd v…

Posted on 5 Oct 2020

Recent HVNL amendments cast a wide net of liability for parties in a “chain of responsibility for a heavy vehicle

Parties to a “Chain of Responsibility” of a heavy-vehicle who breach new safety duties face penalties of up to $300,000 and 5-years imprisonment under the HVNL. The Heavy Vehicle National Law The Heavy Vehicle…

Posted on 28 Jul 2020

Serving clients in COVID-19

Nevetts Lawyers maintain that the health of their staff and our clients (and the community generally) are a priority. In the early weeks, our response to the risks of the virus and in response…

Posted on 15 Jul 2020

COVID-19 Legal implications

In these uncertain and unprecedented times, everyone will be impacted not only in the short term but potentially into the medium and long term. Businesses and individuals will face critical periods and will, more…

Posted on 21 May 2020

New Coronavirus Regulations for Commercial Leases & Licences

The Victorian Government has published the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Regulations 2020. The Regulations reflect some but not all of the leasing principles in the National Cabinet Mandatory Code of…