Now is the Time for Empathetic Leadership

If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it’s that a business cannot exist without its people – whether that be clients, staff or suppliers. As leaders, it’s essential to turn our focus away from the ‘bottom line’ and towards our people, to not only come out of this crisis stronger, but to create a work culture […]

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A Snapshot of the Victorian Government Hospitality Guidelines

On 26 May, the Victorian government released its ‘Hospitality Industry Guidelines for Coronavirus’. The guidelines contain many requirements for hospitality venues that are re-opening for dine-in patrons and are a must-read for hospitality businesses. You can read them in full by following this link. In our view, the guidelines won’t win any awards for ‘clarity’ […]

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Can you force customers and staff to download the COVIDSafe App?

With the ability to “trace” COVID-19 transmission that is offered by the COVIDSafe app, some businesses are going so far as to call for a policy of ‘No COVIDSafe, No Entry’ when they re-open to the public. For example, Brian (not his real name) owns a nightclub in the CBD. When his venue is allowed […]

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How SMEs can manage rent during COVID-19

Introduction With the new Leasing Code of Conduct coming into effect last week, many retail and commercial tenants across the country have a chance to breathe a long-awaited sigh of relief. To be clear, the Code doesn’t promise any magical solutions. Nor does it apply to everybody. However, it does offer a means for some […]

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10 Tips for Signing a Lease Offer

If you’re a tenant applying to lease a commercial or retail premises, you may receive a lease offer (or heads of agreement) before entering into the lease. This is a short document that sets out all the commercial terms. Once this document is agreed, the landlord will give you a lease based on these commercial […]

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Best Law Firm – two years in a row!

Legalite is very proud to announce that it has been named Best Law Firm for the second year in a row in the in the NAB Professional Services Awards 2018. The highly competitive awards are judged entirely by clients and based on direct feedback. Legalite received consistently rave reviews about our client service, communication and […]

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Legalite Named Australia’s Best Law Firm

Legalite is excited and very pleased to announce that it has taken out the award for Australia’s Best Law Firm (Business Clients) in the NAB Professional Services Awards 2017. The inaugural awards were judged entirely by clients, with over 6,000 individual ratings received and reviews of well over 160 applicant firms. Legalite received consistently rave […]

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