Bird & Bird
Level 11 / 68 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
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It's hardly news to employers that they can be held to be vicariously liable for the actions of their employees. But what if an employee engages in criminal behaviour or does something intentionally wrongful? Is an employer still vicariously liable in those circumstances? The High Court recently provided important guidance on this troubling question.
From 29 September 2016, the Civil Aviation Legislation Amendment (Part 101) Regulation 2016 takes effect. The Amendment clarifies Australia's regulation of remotely piloted aircraft (RPAs) (otherwise known as drones) as it deregulates the use of smaller RPAs for commercial purposes.
Does an Australian casual employee's period of service count towards service related entitlements under the Fair Work Act? A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has recently found that yes, it does.
Bird & Bird has boosted its Asia Pacific employment law offering by appointing Kristy Peacock-Smith as partner today, based in Sydney.
Australia’s law students are being offered the opportunity to sample for themselves a day in the life of a 21st Century General Counsel.
Bird & Bird have placed 21st in The Lawyer's recent ranking of the top 50 international firms operating in the Asia-Pacific region.
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