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COVID-19: Implications for Employers

As COVID-19 continues to expand across Australia, businesses must comply with national and state directions to implement control measures and minimise the spread. We have received a spike of employment and safety questions from our clients including whether leave and flexible work policies are adequate, what is the best protocol for employees during this time, […]

Posted by Dannielle Ford Family Law

How does COVID-19 impact you as an employee

Many of our clients may be facing changes to their regular working arrangements surrounding COVID-19, so we have compiled some helpful information about your employment rights and responsibilities while navigating these uncertain times. Quarantine As of 15 March 2020, if you have been overseas, you are required to undertake 14 days quarantine before returning to […]

Posted by Dannielle Ford Wills and Estates

Why Estate Planning is “Essential”

As a firm, we are mindful of how we can help you during these uncertain times. We have implemented protocols so that we are able to continue to work and serve our clients, especially where estate planning is concerned. We caution clients to proactively prepare for the worst, and often that preparation comes too late. […]

Posted by Dannielle Ford General

The COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020

On Tuesday night, the NSW Government passed the COVID-19 Legislation Amendment (Emergency Measures) Bill 2020 which aims to combat the spread of COVID-19 and boost community safety. Attorney General Mark Speakman stated the Government is acting swiftly to ensure the State is as prepared as possible to respond to the COVID-19 threat and that these […]

Posted by Dannielle Ford Business Law

5 Tips for Business Continuity

As business owners, our key concern is keeping our businesses afloat during uncertainty. Enduring the tough times sets up the businesses that survive to be more resilient in the future. Downturns can be scary in the moment, usually because there is no plan in place for your business and the world around you appears to […]

Posted by Dannielle Ford Family Law

How does COVID-19 impact Parenting Orders

It seems that everyone is feeling the impact of COVID-19 as it continues to affect our personal and professional lives. Changes to the family law system mean that many listings have been adjourned, or postponed. The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court are providing regular updates on the rapidly evolving situation and […]

Posted by Dannielle Ford General

YES, WE’RE STILL OPEN FOR BUSINESS

As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to evolve, the health and wellbeing of our people and our clients comes first. We are taking the necessary steps to protect our team, maintain legal services to our clients, and minimise disruption to our business. In order to preserve a safe workplace and help us adapt to the rapidly […]

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THREE FEMALE SOLICITORS PURCHASE CHENEY SUTHERS LAWYERS

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From Left to Right: Dannielle Ford, Alice Byrnes and Kirsty Evans pictured at The Sonic, 33-35 Sale Street, Orange The established Orange law practice, Cheney Suthers Lawyers, will be under new ownership today as local solicitors, Dannielle Ford, Alice Byrnes and Kirsty Evans take the reins. Outgoing principals, Tony Cheney and Aaron Suthers, will continue […]

Posted by Dannielle Ford Criminal Law

NSW SENTENCING REFORMS

In 2011, the NSW Government asked the NSW Law Reform Commission to complete a review of the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Act. This piece of legislation outlines the available sentences for criminal offences and outlines the considerations the Court must take into court when deciding on sentence. Fast forward to 24 September 2018 and we will […]

Posted by Aaron Suthers Business Law General

DON’T BE ‘CASUAL’ WITH YOUR EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENTS

In my experience, clients are often, understandably, surprised by the range of areas where uncertainty in the law can have a significant impact upon the way they need to order their business affairs. In the modern era, where legislation regulating business conduct proliferates, it is understandable that some level of certainty as to the law […]

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