In 2007, the Law Council created the President`s Medal, an award that recognizes an individual for outstanding contribution to the legal profession. In 2017, the Legal Board changed the name of the President`s Medal to the President`s Award. At Moores, we are delighted. We are finalists for the 15th Victorian Legal Awards for Medium Law Firm of the Year Award. Friday night is the big night organized by the Law Institute of Victoria. We assembled a team to attend the awards ceremony to celebrate with all the finalists and winners in the category that night. #teammoores #hereforgood Daniel Raso Jessica Latimer David Wells Samantha Wischer Jennifer Jackson Greg Oliver Andrew Boer Kaizad Kasad Belinda Balmer Skye Rose lnkd.in/g7-NFhw An important wage decision by the Fair Work Commission has impacted the elderly care sector. The change affects a number of modern awards buff.ly/3hxWjTL Amanda Junkeer (Ratnam) | Laura Hook #moores #hereforgood #helpinggoodgrow #workplacerelations #employment #award #agedcare Lauren is Senior Counsel in the Victorian Government`s Office of the Solicitor and is an experienced real estate and commercial lawyer with a proven track record of advising Victorian departments and legal authorities on significant projects, transactions and legal matters. Lauren also sits on the Executive Committee – Government Lawyers Section of the Law Institute of Victoria and serves as a mentor with the Victorian Women Lawyers` Mentoring Program. The Consumer Rights Award is given to an individual who has made a significant contribution to the promotion, understanding or protection of consumer rights in his or her practice of consumer rights or in his or her contribution to the legal, academic or wider community.
Before the advent of COVID-19, there was no way to sign a will electronically in Victoria. The concept was first introduced through the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Omnibus Regulations in 2020 and has since been made permanent by amendments to the Wills Act, 1997 (Vic) in 2021. However, with the complex requirements of the legislation, some problems arise. buff.ly/3EAfd5v Luke Haley#moores #hereforgood #helpinggoodgrow #wills #willsandestates #electronicsigning The Law Council presents a series of awards to recognise excellence and service to the Australian legal profession. Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Award 2020, 2021 and 2022 The New Superannuation Lawyer`s Award is designed to encourage young lawyers practising or researching pension law to explore important issues affecting the legal framework for retirement provision in Australia. The Legal Board had the opportunity to meet with Ms. Walley. Read the interview here. Recommended commercial litigation and dispute resolution law firm in Victoria. Award of Excellence: Woolworth sells its gasoline business to EG Group. Award of Excellence: Margaret Halsmith, Halsmith Award of Excellence in Dispute Resolution: Government of Timor-Leste acquires stake in Greater Sunrise Project 15th winner of the Victorian Legal Awards Innovation Excellence Award: Corporate & Commercial Practice, Chapman Tripp.
2021 Doyles Guide Leading Medical Neglect Compensation Law Firms (Applicant) – Victoria, 2021 Award of Excellence: ConocoPhillips Sale of Western Australia and East Timor assets to Santos Award of Excellence: Tilt Renewables Sale of Snowtown Wind Farm 2 Award of Excellence: Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors. Award of Excellence: Corporate and M&A – Webb Henderson. 2019 Doyles Guide Leading Workers` Compensation Lawyer – Victoria. In the most significant reform of the labour relations framework in more than a decade, it remains to be seen whether the promise of more secure jobs and “better wages” will be kept. To learn more, check out this update from Amanda Junkeer (Ratnam), Practice Leader, buff.ly/3UZKpQK #moores #hereforgood #helpinggoodgrow #workplacerelations #securejobsbetterpay Finalist: Australian Law Awards Real Estate Team of the Year 2018 Award of Excellence: Amcor Finance and Bemis Company Exchange Finalist of the offer: Partner of the Year Award for Occupational Safety and Health Companies: Arnold Bloch Leibler, Ashurst, Baker McKenzie. The Data Protection (Enforcement and Other Measures) Amendment Bill, 2022, introduced in Parliament last month, increases enforcement powers and possible fines for privacy breaches and strengthens the system of reportable data breaches. buff.ly/3WYgVVg Join a webinar titled “Data Breach Simulation: How to Handle a Data Breach” later this week. This webinar introduces the most common types of data breaches and explains how you can respond when they occur. buff.ly/3Uz1str Cecelia Irvine-so | Alicia Wright | Grace Appleford Award of Excellence #moores #hereforgood #helpinggoodgrow #privacy #privacybill #webinar: Mark Forman, MinterEllisonRuddWatts. Changes to Victorian property tax laws last December have the potential to have a significant impact on nonprofits and should be on the charity`s radar when we vote in the state election this week buff.ly/3VhNfAS Andrew Boer | Kate Drummond #moores #hereforgood #helpinggoodgrow #landtax #landtaxexemption #stateelection #charities Excellence Award: Sale of Colonial First State Global Asset Management to Mitsubishi by Commonwealth Bank. Awards and recognitions from Polaris Lawyers and the team. Most directors of not-for-profit organizations volunteer their time and expertise without expecting to be paid.
However, as the risks and the required level of knowledge and skills expected of directors continue to increase, more and more not-for-profit organizations are choosing to pay their directors for a variety of reasons. buff.ly/3OLYnDX Rebecca Lambert-Smith | Stacey Elliott#moores #hereforgood #helpinggoodgrow #notforprofit #nfp #directors Every year, young lawyers test their public speaking skills and comic genius at Golden Gavel competitions across the country. Award of Excellence: KKR acquires Arnott`s Biscuits The ATO recently finalized and published a new advance tax ruling following extensive community consultation. The new judgment aims to provide a clearer and more nuanced definition of when a company, association or association is exempt from income tax under the gaming and sport exemption under sections 50 to 45 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. buff.ly/3uc5tID Rebecca Lambert-Smith | Yoni Ungar #moores #hereforgood #helpinggoodgrow #incometax #incometaxexemption #taxruling. Award of Excellence: Marnie Manning, Smile Solutions Group. Oxford University Press has announced that Oxford is the Australian word of the year for children for 2022. PRIVACY. Privacy was voted word of the year for children because children`s use at Australia`s largest online storytelling event for students resulted in a 300% increase in word use compared to 2021. buff.ly/3VnX6pq Cecelia Irvine-so | Grace Appleford #moores #hereforgood #helpinggoodgrow #privacy #onlineprivacy. The Victorian Young Property Lawyer of the Year Award is designed to recognise and promote the talent and achievements of young real estate lawyers.