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Parenting during COVID-19

23 Mar 2020

By Amanda Graham, Principal Parenting can be challenging for many reasons. In a situation where parents are separated it can be more difficult than usual and conflicted parents have to attempt to set aside their differences to meet the needs of their children. In this time of uncertainty setting aside differences and minimising conflict is…

Surviving Family Law | Disputes during the COVID-19 pandemic

19 Mar 2020

By Amanda Graham, Principal Over the last few days, we have received several updates from the Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court on actions taken by those Courts in response to Government recommendations in this COVID-19 pandemic crisis situation. This article provides an overview of the impact COVID-19 is having on the courts, the…

MST Lawyers’ COVID-19 Employment Law Guide

The recent outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown up unprecedented challenges for governments and businesses alike. In this time of uncertainty it is crucial that employers are prepared for the possible impacts of the virus and remain aware of their workplace obligations. Prepared by MST Lawyer’s employment law experts, our COVID-19 Employment Law Guide…

New Automotive Section in Franchising Code of Conduct

By Raynia Theodore, Principal The Federal Government has recently announced proposed changes to the Franchising Code of Conduct (“the Code”) that will introduce provisions relating directly to New Vehicle Dealership Agreements. The changes will introduce Divisions 5 and 6 to the Code, regulating end of term obligations, capital expenditure requirements and the resolution of disputes…