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Our lawyers provide tailored legal advice to six core industries

Our thorough industry understanding allows us to address your legal issues in the context of the challenges that really matter to your business.

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DibbsBarker provides a full suite of commercial legal services

Our service offerings are tailored to your requirements. We team closely across the firm to provide comprehensive legal advice that covers all elements of your matter.

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Our people are commercial, responsive and industry savvy

Our personal service, flexibility, accessibility and deep industry understanding ensure a unique service to our clients, helping them achieve their business goals.

Recent News and Publications
Can a landlord force a retail tenant to open its doors and trade?
Commercial and industrial leases will include various obligations governing the tenant’s use and occupation of the leased premises. Depending upon the nature of the premises, the landlord may not be overly concerned about whether the tenant is trading from the premises, or even whether the premises are actually occupied. Provided the tenant is paying rent and not causing any damage to the property or otherwise being a nuisance, a landlord may be indifferent about whether or not its tenant is actually using the premises.
Change ahead for Australia’s medicines and medical device regulatory framework: how might Australia’s patent landscape be affected?
On 15 September 2016, the Federal Government released its response to the Expert Review of Medicines and Medical Devices Regulation (Sansom Review). The Sansom Review was tasked with reviewing Australia's medicines and medical devices regulatory framework and processes in order to identify areas of unnecessary, duplicative, or ineffective regulation that could be removed or streamlined, and to pinpoint opportunities to enhance the regulatory framework for medicines and medical devices.
AGM countdown: what should you have on your radar?
Many listed companies are approaching AGM season. This presents an opportunity to engage in a positive way with shareholders to move the business forward.
Recent Webcasts
Brad Walsh speaks with DibbsBarker’s Rob McInnes about how Minomic’s work has progressed since the company’s formation in 2007, and why it is so important for companies like Minomic to have a clear strategy around the protection of intellectual property rights.
In this video interview, Peter Luke from our Banking & Finance team speaks with BRR Media about some of the recent trends in foreign investment in Australia.
In this video interview, Fay Calderone from our People & Workplace team speaks with BRR Media about some of the things employers should think about as they start to create more agile workforces and innovative workplaces to keep pace in an era of unrelenting change.