Can I claim compensation if my spouse dies in a car accident?

Question: Can I claim compensation when my husband died in an accident leaving me to raise our two children on my own? I was not directly involved in the accident. It was another person’s fault. They sped through a red traffic light and crashed into my husband’s car. Answer: Historically under Australian law, the families … Continued

Law And Peace: Practice Patience

It’s not unusual for couples to spend months or even years planning their wedding day. Plenty of thought and money goes into every detail, from the flowers to the food, the music and the guest list, to the venue and the honeymoon (evidently, the high divorce rate may suggest that perhaps not as much thought … Continued

The Casual Work “Conundrum” Is No More

  Written by Managing Partner Clayton Glenister and Senior Associate Sewar Mitanis   Employers are facing strict regulations they must get right in order to legally offer casual employment to their employees. Please read on for our guide to the High Court of Australia’s recent decision that affects employers in Australia. The Rossato Case The … Continued

What Do You Do When Your Photos Are Stolen And Used Online?

  Written by Managing Partner Clayton Glenister and Lawyer Ben Waldeck When you advertise products online for a living, the photos you use are crucial to distinguish yourself from the competition.  What do you do when someone steals your photos and uses them on another website or social media account? Please read on to learn … Continued

Notable Changes To Employee Entitlements From 1 July 2021

  Written by Managing Partner Clayton Glenister and Senior Associate Sewar Mitanis Effective 1 July 2021, and the start of the 2021-2022 financial year, employers need to be aware of significant changes to employees’ entitlements which will have an immediate effect on businesses across Australia.   Increases To The Modern Award Wage Rates And The National … Continued

A COVID-19 lockdown message for our valued clients

Written by Managing Partner Clayton Glenister   After months of our new “business as usual” in Queensland, we find ourselves in a snap lockdown this week and we wanted to reach out through our blog to let you know we hope you are doing okay and to reassure you that our team at MBA Lawyers … Continued