19 Feb 2015
DibbsBarker announces that highly regarded corporate and commercial practitioner, Juanita Rayson, has joined the firm as a partner.
Juanita brings over 20 years of experience in the Brisbane market.
30 Jan 2015
DibbsBarker is pleased to announce the promotion of prominent medical malpractice practitioner Timothy Bowen to special counsel, in insurance and healthcare.
08 Sep 2014
Some say that law and science don’t mix. They have obviously not met the team at DibbsBarker. Rachel Sciascia is the latest recruit to the 300-strong firm, taking on the role of Special Counsel with the Intellectual Property, Technology and Competition (IPT&C) team in Brisbane.
02 Jul 2014
DibbsBarker is pleased to announce the appointment of three new partners from 1 July 2014, as well as 12 other promotions firm-wide for the new financial year.
25 Mar 2015
Amendments to the Court Procedures Rules 2006 (ACT) have provided a mechanism through Offers of Compromise which may be used within the ACT courts.
24 Mar 2015
The Final Report on the review of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (PPSA) has been released. The Report analyses the implementation of the PPSA and makes extensive recommendations on how to improve the PPSA and assist the PPSA to achieve its objectives.
11 Mar 2015
The Australian Federal Court has dismissed the case brought by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission against Pfizer for misuse of market power and exclusive dealing conduct around its atorvastatin products.
05 Mar 2015
A recent case we successfully defended has provided reinforcement and guidance to employers regarding what needs to be proven by a plaintiff if they are to succeed in slip/fall cases.
Maree Skinner, Partner in the DibbsBarker Employee & Industrial Relations team, discusses a recent unfair dismissal case in the Federal Court, which highlights the importance of setting and enforcing workplace policies.
David Carter, Partner in our Financial Services team, discusses the draft prudential guidelines for residential mortgage lending practices, recently released by the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority.
Jonathon Hadley, Partner in the DibbsBarker Employee & Industrial Relations team, discusses the recent landmark ruling by the Fair Work Commission reducing Sunday penalty rates for certain classes of casual employees in the restaurant industry, and the implications this decision may have for employers in other industries.