Mark Pendlebury

Fletcher Law is extremely pleased to welcome Mark Pendlebury as Principal, Commercial Litigation, from 1 July 2016. Mark joins us from Francis Burt Chambers where he was a Barrister for 13 years.  For over a decade before that he had been a Partner of Clayton Utz. Mark has extensive experience in commercial disputes, providing clear,…

Cyber security progress

For the past 10 months Fletcher Law has worked with Diamond Cyber as its pilot client to help develop and test their “Active Defence Program” (ADP). We have attained Bronze ADP accreditation. Diamond Cyber was founded by former Australian special forces personnel to provide the private sector with the discipline, governance and leadership in information…

Ben’s challenge

Fletcher Law Associate, Ben McPherson, along with a number of other Australian (or in this case Kiwi) men, including some at least mid-grade celebrities, has signed up for the Man Challenge. The Man Challenge is a 10 week online health and fitness program for men who need some gentle guidance and motivation to fit in…

Rahul Kumar joins

We are happy to announce that we have a new Principal, Rahul Kumar, who brings high calibre experience and skills in corporate and general commercial.

HBF Run & Ethan Davies Scholarship

Alex, Ben and Kate joined about 30,000 other people for their first HBF Run for a Reason in May. While traversing 12,000 metres wasn’t their usual idea of a good time early on a Sunday, they enjoyed the buzz of the event, smug in the knowledge they wouldn’t have to exercise again for weeks. Special…

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To send or not to send

16th October 2017

Direct Marketing under Australian Privacy and Spamming Laws Before you hit send on that commercial electronic message (including, amongst others, emails and SMS messages) (“CEM”) you should be aware of the application of Australian privacy and spam laws. Finding electronic addresses online or purchasing a list from a business to business list supplier (“B2B List... read more

Employers caught by own policies

14th September 2017

Businesses, particularly large ones, often develop internal policies concerning the employment of their employees. These policies deal with a wide range of matters including the use of motor vehicles, drugs and alcohol, conflicts of interest, IT and social media, confidentiality and intellectual property, dress codes, bullying, harassment and anti-discrimination, redundancy entitlements and eligibility for share... read more

Caveats

17th July 2017

What is a caveat? A caveat is a notice recorded on a title to land to protect an interest that affects that title.  The caveat forbids registration of any further interests that may affect the interest recorded in the caveat without the consent of the caveator (the person who lodges the caveat). Each state and... read more