3. May 2012 11:49
Hosted in Sydney on 12–14 June 2012, at The Grace Hotel, the Industrial Relations Conference will feature keynote speakers from Corrs Chambers Westgarth, the author of the LexisNexis Practical Guidance Employment Law module.
- Hear an exhaustive analysis on the Fair Work Act and on employment law issues
- Ascertain the impact of good faith bargaining laws and dispute management in the bargaining process
- Discover pertinent lessons from the Quantas disputes
- Ensure fairness and transparency alongside legal imperatives when undertaking workplace investigations
- Receive guidance on complex disciplinary matters and separation of senior executives
- Understand the General Protections Provisions of the Fair Work Act and the development in adverse action
- Become familiar with compliance and enforcement undertaken by the Fair Work Ombudsman
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3. February 2012 10:56
The area of consumer and competition law is a constantly developing area of law. Join us next Friday as we host a free webinar on Consumer Competition.
This presentation will focus on the case of Procter and Gamble Pty Limited and Energizer Pty Ltd, which dealt with issues of misrepresentation contravening sch2 ss18 and ss29.
By attending you will discover how you can research using the techniques below:
· Checking the currency of this decision by using CaseBase
· Using LawNow to check the currency of the legislation and at the click of a button go through to relevant cases and commentary
· Using results groups as an index into results found
· Looking at how connectors can increase relevancy and decrease results
· Setting up scheduled searches to track cases considering the Competition and Consumer Act 2010
Date: Friday, 10 February, 2012
Time: 12:00pm - 12:45pm AEDST
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This is your opportunity to see the General Counsel module in action. You will see how having Practical Guidance is like having your own specialist legal practitioner on your desktop.
22. November 2011 14:09
We recently posed this question to our expert legal authors at the launch of our exciting new LexisNexis Practical Guidance module for General Counsel.
Watch our video to hear their thoughts on the important role in-house lawyers play and their advice on overcoming the day-to-day challenges faced by general counsel.
17. November 2011 14:15
We were excited to join our expert authors and industry guests at the launch of our latest Practical Guidance module for General Counsel, at networking drinks at the Intercontinental Hotel, in Sydney on October 27. To find out more about the general counsel module of LexisNexis Practical Guidance visit: http://www.lexisnexis.com.au/practicalguidance/generalcounsel
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1. November 2011 08:50
Welcome to the first week of the LexisNexis Practical Guidance trial program!
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31. October 2011 15:58
Hear from one of our employment law modules authors on the controversial industrial dispute unfolding this week at Qantas.
Radio Interview - click here to listen to an interview with Anthony Forsyth of Corrs Chambers Westgarth and Barbara Miller of AM
Article - click here to read an article Anthony co-wrote for the National Times
24. October 2011 08:48
In a recent article posted on the Pendlebury Workplace Law blog, LexisNexis Practical Guidance Employment Law author Brooke Pendlebury has written about a recent FAW decision of O’Keefe v Williams Muir’s Pty Limited T/A troy Williams The Good Guys, in which an employee’s employment was terminated in part due to offensive and threatening comments made on his Facebook page.
To read the full article click here
10. August 2011 08:43
“Almost half of all legal practices (45%) are considering expanding into other areas of law, with employment law topping the list for diversification … the focus on employment law seems to suggest that they recognise its economic resilience.”
Macquarie Relationship Banking’s 2011 Legal Best Practice Benchmarking survey has revealed that firms are seeking ways to continue to develop and grow as sustainable business.
To find out more click here or to register for a copy of the free report please visit www.macquarie.com.au/benchmarking
Source: Macquarie Relationship Banking’s 2011 Legal Best Practice Benchmarking Survey
2. June 2011 09:34
Marsdens convinced LexisNexis Practical Guidance will keep them one step ahead of the competition after success of pilot
Time is one of the biggest challenges facing lawyers in developing and maintaining their client relationships. To ensure confidence in the advice provided to clients and reduce the risk of giving incorrect counsel, lawyers must dedicate sufficient time so that they are informed of developments in their area of law; but this time erodes billable hours. To reduce this erosion, firms must look at their research processes to find opportunities for increased efficiency and effectiveness.
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