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COVID-19: Managing leases

COVID-19 is profoundly impacting businesses. It’s a daunting time for landlords and tenants alike facing the unprecedented impact on their lease arrangements. Below we set out the current state of play: note it’s a dynamic situat...
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COVID-19: Wills and estate planning

COVID-19 has caused us all to stop and think about a lot of things. One of those things is mortality.

It’s grim, but people will die. And that’s terrifying.

Planning for death is never fun but it’s better ...
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Current legal issues relating to COVID-19

Individuals and businesses will face a range of new legal and practical issues relating to the impact of COVID-19. We’ve collected our guidance on some of these issues below. We will update this page when we post new material.

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COVID-19: Force Majeure

May the force majeure be with you

The COVID-19 pandemic certainly has the world facing unprecedented challenges and uncertainty. In Australia and around the world, the situation is changing daily. The pandemic has already had a ...
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COVID-19: How to sign documents remotely

Social distancing rules make it difficult and sometimes impossible to sign documents in person. It’s not always an option, but in many cases there is a work around so you can sign documents remotely.

At present, it’s n...
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COVID-19: Employment Law

In light of the outbreak of COVID-19, many businesses and employers around Australia are now grappling with how to best operate their workplace in this new context and how to protect and manage their employees. Below is an outline of the...
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