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
From conservatism to entrepreneurship in the boardroom: safe harbour reform proposals revealed
The July 2016 issue of Governance Directions, the official journal of Governance Institute of Australia, featured an article by Macaire Bromley titled ‘From conservatism to entrepreneurship in the boardroom: safe harbour reform proposals revealed’.
EU trade mark reform: clock ticking for owners to take action
As we reported in February this year, EU trade mark registrations filed before 22 June 2012 which incorporate a ‘class heading’ will soon have their protection limited to the literal meaning of that class heading, rather than capturing the broader monopoly that trade mark owners may have desired by incorporating the class heading in their specification.
What’s in your sights? Internal investigations must pass the credibility test
A key element in nurturing a safe workplace culture is thoroughly addressing and promptly investigating all incidents and near misses internally. Not only is it a legal requirement to report all incidents internally and, when applicable, report them externally, it demonstrates to workers that the organisation takes safety issues seriously. It also encourages workers to report safety issues and shows that the leaders of the business are committed to upholding the principles of a positive safety culture, and that they place a high value on worker wellbeing.
Recent Webcasts
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.
Maree Skinner, head of our Employee & Industrial Relations team, talks to BRR Media about the legal risks that can arise when the work-life balance becomes blurred and employees are expected to be available outside of their regular working hours.