The team at Peer Legal are very excited to welcome Liz Harris to the newly created role of "Chair - Advisory Board". Liz is a highly regarded costs lawyer and has been a trail-blazer in encouraging law firms to move from time-based billing to value pricing. She brings a depth of expertise and understanding as to the changes and challenges confronting law firms and in-house legal teams, both big and small. Her experience, wisdom and clear thinking will greatly benefit all of the team at Peer Legal, but particularly its leadership group.
Innovative commercial law firm Peer Legal is delighted to announce the promotion of Katerina Pshenichner and Julian Gillard to the role of Managing Associate
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Peer Legal is excited to announce and welcome the newest addition to the team: Brooke Collins (She/Her) as Social Media Manager. Brooke is completing her fourth year of a law/science degree and has a keen interest in the areas of Intellectual Property, Media, and the intersection between tech and the law. Great to have you on the team Brooke.
Peer Legal is excited to welcome Oliver Wilhelm to the team. He is a workplace lawyer assisting employers across a number of practice areas including employment, industrial relations and workplace health & safety law.
He has a diverse background with both legal and clinical qualifications. Oliver is a proactive and commercially minded lawyer, focused on providing pragmatic advice to enable business to safely navigate the complex workplace law landscape.
Peer Legal’s latest alert provides an overview of the changes to Victoria’s OHS laws via the introduction of the new Workplace Manslaughter scheme. The latest changes place additional obligations on employers and are designed to impose greater accountability and recourse for breaches of OHS laws. Employers need to be mindful of the laws and take steps to ensure compliance.
Peer Legal’s latest Alert summarises Victoria’s rent relief scheme for commercial leases and provides guidance on the steps for landlords and tenants to take in negotiating.
Peer Legal has moved to mandating online verification of identity processes and now uses Web VOI, an easier, more robust and more secure process. Our infographic explains how. Another way Peer Legal uses technology smartly to improve our clients’ experiences whilst still satisfying legal obligations.
In the rush to get employees working from home during Covid-19, employers may not have properly considered some of the legal ramifications. In particular, where employers have directed employees to work from home, they still have a duty of care to ensure that the “working environment” is safe and without risks to health. In this latest Peer Legal Alert, we discuss some of the OH&S laws and set out some practical tips for employers to consider.
Peer Legal's electronic contracts expert, Peter Moran, has set out his thoughts on how to go about executing a valid Will, in Victoria, and still maintain physical isolation.
The team at Peer Legal is excited to welcome Bec Allan as Accounts Manager. Bec brings with her a strong work ethic, diverse skill-set and is experienced in managing the financial needs of SMEs across a variety of industries. Bec also enjoys providing businesses with financial clarity and strategies for improvement.