27 Mar 2013
DibbsBarker is pleased to announce the appointment of leading employment and industrial relations lawyer, Jonathon Hadley, as Partner.
13 Feb 2013
DibbsBarker Senior Associates, Catherine Boxhall and Michael Sutton, have recently earned the Certified Licensing Professional qualification. They join Rob McInnes, Partner, as part of a select group of only six private practice lawyers in Australia who have met the requirements to become Certified Licensing Professionals.
22 Nov 2012
DibbsBarker is pleased to announce that Lis Boyce has been elected to the firm's Board.
14 Nov 2012
DibbsBarker has appointed respected planning and environment lawyer, Penny Murray, as a Partner. Penny will play a role in the firm's Property, and Energy, Resources and Infrastructure Industry Groups, two of the firm's five key industry focus areas.
08 Oct 2012
DibbsBarker has appointed Cameron Kelly as a Special Counsel in its national Energy, Resources and Infrastructure Industry Group.
10 Sep 2012
Dr Wolfgang Babeck, European Counsel at DibbsBarker, has recently been elected Chairman of the German-Australian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, the peak representative body for the German economy in Australia since its inception in 1977.
22 May 2013
Australian businesses are becoming increasingly conscious that innovation is essential for our country's future prosperity. IP Australia's recently released Australian Intellectual Property Report provides some food for thought.
10 May 2013
Receivers and mortgagees are well-versed as to the statutory duty of sale enshrined in section 420A of the Corporations Act, but what of the duties owed by a liquidator when undertaking asset sales?
01 May 2013
Many businesses have made funding decisions on the NSW Government's commitment that mortgage duty would finally be abolished on 1 July 2013, but it seems that it may be in place for at least another two years.
01 May 2013
Continuous disclosure is often a vexed issue for entities listed on ASX. It can be difficult to decide what, when and how to disclose to the market in accordance with Listing Rule 3.1. To help listed entities meet their obligations, the ASX has rewritten Guidance Note 8.
29 Apr 2013
The Australian Association of National Advertisers has issued a Best Practice Guideline on Responsible Marketing Communications in the Digital Space to assist brand owners in adopting best practices for advertising on digital platforms.
24 Apr 2013
Whilst the strategic planning and community participation elements of the proposed changes to the NSW Planning Laws are clearly reformational, many of the legislative mechanisms are not so different.
Cameron Kelly, Special Counsel in the DibbsBarker Energy, Resources & Infrastructure Group, discusses the effect of this year's Federal Budget on clean energy funding.
Cameron Kelly, Special Counsel in the DibbsBarker Energy, Resources & Infrastructure Group, provides brief comment on the Federal Government's endorsement of the Climate Change Authority's recommendation to retain the current Renewable Energy Target.
Cameron Kelly, Special Counsel in the DibbsBarker Energy, Resources & Infrastructure Group, discusses what may happen to Australia's Carbon Pricing Mechanism if the Coalition is elected.
Mark Lindfield, a Special Counsel in the DibbsBarker Insurance Group, discusses the changes proposed by the Government in respect of unfair contract terms in general insurance contracts.