Industries
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.

Services
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.

People
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
Warning for employers: redundancy pay calculations must take into account periods of regular casual service
The conversion of employees from casual to permanent employment without a break in service is fairly common. But when those employees are made redundant, how must their redundancy pay be calculated? There is a new answer to this question, following a recent decision of the Fair Work Commission (FWC).
Qantas encounters strong headwind in opposition to kangaroo trade mark
The Federal Court of Australia recently delivered its decision in Qantas Airways Limited v Edwards [2014] FCA 729, which stems from an opposition to a trade mark application that was filed back in April 2010. The Court’s findings offer useful guidance for trade mark owners seeking to oppose a trade mark on the basis of ‘deceptive similarity’, or on the basis that confusion would arise as a result of the reputation acquired in their own mark.
New ‘Country of Origin’ food labelling laws: will they bring clarity or continued confusion?
For years, ‘Made in Australia’ and similar labels on food products have been a source of confusion, with consumers often left wondering whether a product is completely, partially or just minimally ‘Australian’.
Recent Webcasts
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.
Partner Scott Sloan speaks with Margot Hurwitz, Vice President and Managing Director ANZ at Fresenius Medical Care, about the work Fresenius Medical Care has been doing to help bring dialysis treatment to indigenous patients across Australia.