In the wake of a string of building fires, most notably at Lacrosse Tower in 2014, Grenfell Tower in 2017 and the Neo 200 tower earlier this year, professional indemnity (PI) insurance premiums have risen.
The Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2019 was passed by the Queensland Parliament on 22 October, 2019.
A recent Fair Work Ombudsman investigation into Uber drivers has determined the relationship between Uber and its drivers is not one of employer and employee, but rather an independent contractor situation.
Our hearts go out to the people in Townsville who are still going through the process of assessing the damage following the recent floods. To assist those in the region who are starting to put their lives and homes back [...]
In an attempt to keep pace with advancements in technology and the use of the internet, the law is also moving forward to allow electronic consent and notice in contracts. The Supreme Court recently heard the matter of FKP [...]
Litigation, done badly, is costly and time consuming. Sometimes clients will give up their rights because they believe litigation cannot get the outcome they are entitled to. BTLawyers’ litigation team understands that litigation is a tool get an outcome. [...]
Accepting payments from distressed debtors can be tricky. It is tempting when you have a delinquent debtor to push hard, force a payment and move on. However, things aren’t always that simple, particularly if the debtor then becomes insolvent. [...]
BTLawyers is pleased to present the next ASIEQ Workshop Safety Culture & Notifiable Incidents We all know the importance of having a strong safety culture in the workplace, but what does it really mean and how can employers create it? [...]
We are proud to announce that for the second year running, BTLawyers has been shortlisted for the Equity and Diversity Firm of the Year by the Queensland Law Society (QLS). This hotly contested award is part of QLS’s annual awards ceremony. The award recognises QLD law firms [...]