October 2018

Has The Casual Employee Relationship Gone The Way of the Dinosaur?
6 Tips to Make Life Easier For Your Executor
Online Vulnerabilities Facing Small Business Today
Is a Guarantor Discharged From Liability When the Principal Contract is Varied?
We’ve Separated, How Long Do We Have to Sort it all Out? Time Limits in Family Court Matters

Welcome to our October Legal Update for clients, business partners and other interested parties. We hope you enjoy reading it and finding out about the following events –

Kott Gunning is proud to support the From Law to War to Peace Heritage Conversation to commemorate the Armistice and the role a number of prominent WA lawyers, including Max Kott played. Look out for the Heritage Perth Weekend booklet in today’s West Australian for booking details.

You are invited to a free Will and Estate Planning Seminar to help ensure your affairs are in order and up to date. Please go to Eventbrite to register.

Organisations across the corporate, government, community and not-for-profit sectors in Australia have until 12 October to enter the AIM WA Pinnacle Awards. Benefits include recognising the efforts of staff and extensive media coverage. We encourage you to enter.

The next AIM WA Inspirational Leader breakfast features Michelle Fyfe APM FAIM, CEO, St Johns Ambulance. Please email events@kottgunn.com.au if you would like to attend as our guest.

Go to Events and News on our website for more information.

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Has The Casual Employee Relationship Gone The Way of the Dinosaur?

Mike Baldwin
Special Counsel

Should the recent full Federal Court decision on what constitutes a true casual employee surprise us, if not, why not?
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6 Tips to Make Life Easier For Your Executor

Ann Spencer
Senior Associate

Being appointed an executor is a big responsibility, follow our practical tips to make the job a little easier for your executor.
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Online Vulnerabilities Facing Small Business Today

This timely article covers three online vulnerabilities and offer a guide to help small businesses reduce their cyber risk.
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Is a Guarantor Discharged From Liability When the Principal Contract is Varied?

Ann Spencer
Senior Associate

Jonathan O’Connor
Lawyer

If a contract is varied without the consent of the guarantor, the guarantor may be discharged from liability entirely.
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We’ve Separated, How Long Do We Have to Sort it all Out? Time Limits in Family Court Matters

Loretta Carè
Partner

Danielle Hadida
Lawyer

It is important to remember that there are minimum time requirements and time limitations for the filing of some documents in the Family Court.
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