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Indi Gunadasa appointed Associate at Hall Payne Lawyers

Indi Gunadasa appointed Associate at Hall Payne Lawyers

Hall Payne is proud to announce the appointment of Hobart lawyer Indi Gunadasa to Associate. Having joined Hall Payne in 2016, Indi is a key member of our Tasmanian office…

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Important decision handed down by Queensland Industrial Relations Commission

Important decision handed down by Queensland Industrial Relations Commission

On 21 February 2018 the Full Bench of the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission handed down its decision in Electrical Trades Union and ors v Brisbane City Council. The case was…

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Sydney Employment Lawyers recognised by Doyle’s Guide

Sydney Employment Lawyers recognised by Doyle’s Guide

Hall Payne’s NSW Employment team has been named by the prestigious Doyle’s Guide as a leading employment law firm representing employees and trade unions. As the definitive listing and commentary on Australia’s…

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Hall Payne independently named one of Queensland’s top employment law firms.

Hall Payne independently named one of Queensland’s top employment law firms.

For the seventh year running, Hall Payne has been recognised as one of Queensland’s preeminent employment law firms, named by the prestigious Doyle’s Guide as a First Tier firm within…

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Hall Payne wins ‘rare’ reinstatement for unfairly dismissed worker with 37 years’ service

Hall Payne wins ‘rare’ reinstatement for unfairly dismissed worker with 37 years’ service

Our client, Peter Brain, started working at Hobart Zinc Smelter now operated by Nyrstar when he was 20 years old. For over 37 years he worked hard in various roles, with…

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Medical treatment – is it always necessary?

Medical treatment – is it always necessary?

Health providers have a duty to exercise reasonable care and skill when providing advice and treatment to patients. The duty of care extends to the examination, diagnosis and treatment of…

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Informed consent- a duty to warn

Informed consent- a duty to warn

Health providers have a duty to exercise reasonable care and skill when providing advice and treatment. This duty extends to the examination, diagnosis and treatment of a patient and the…

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Medical appointments at the request of your employer: your rights and obligations

Medical appointments at the request of your employer: your rights and obligations

Do I need to attend a medical appointment organised by my employer? Employers will usually ask an employee to undergo a medical examination when: The employee has had a work…

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Hall Payne Helps Police Officer with PTSD

Hall Payne Helps Police Officer with PTSD

Hall Payne recently obtained a favourable Determination from the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) for a former Police Officer diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Our client made a claim…

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Hall Payne helps deliver a stinging defeat to the Registered Organisations Commission

Hall Payne helps deliver a stinging defeat to the Registered Organisations Commission

A recent ruling by the Fair Work Commission’s full bench has seen the Registered Organisation Commission (ROC) given a stinging rebuke and quashed its’ refusal to grant the Queensland Together…

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Have a rejected workers’ compensation claim? – You need some legal advice!

Have a rejected workers’ compensation claim? – You need some legal advice!

The recent decision in Pryszlak v. Workers’ compensation Regulator highlights the need for injured workers’ to obtain sound legal advice from an expert workers compensation lawyer.

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Hall Payne Lawyers Restores Ambo’s Reputation And Job

Hall Payne Lawyers Restores Ambo’s Reputation And Job

For over 20 years our client dedicated his working life to helping people as an advanced care paramedic, and had been commended for his service. In one vile smear his…

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