Do You Need a Traffic Lawyer for a DUI Charge?

Being charged with the offence of driving under the influence can leave you with an insurmountable sense of dread. And because a majority of traffic offences do not see a day in court, you could be confused as to whether you require legal help or if all you need to do is pay your fine. The reality of DUI offences is that it is always best to have a traffic lawyer on your side. Read More 

Want to Know If You Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?

In any employment relationship, disputes between employees and their employers are bound at arise at some point. That is why labour laws exist. Labour laws provide a legal framework within which workplaces must operate. These laws prescribe how certain employment-related matters must be handled.  Are you an Australian worker? Have you suffered an injury at the workplace and want to know if you qualify for workers' compensation? Here are the requirements you will need to meet in order to be considered eligible for this employee health and safety benefit. Read More 

Rejected Visa Application: How to Apply for a Review

Whether you are applying for an Australian visa for business, academic, or vacation purposes, a letter of rejection can be frustrating and disheartening. A rejection can halt your travel plans or even make you lose an investment opportunity. Often, applicants are given a specified period to apply for a review after rejection. If you do not act within this period, the decision by the Department of Immigration to reject your visa application will be final. Read More 

The Benefits of Having a Registered Trademark

While using a trademark does not necessarily require a formal registration, there are several benefits of going through the formal process. You can do it yourself, of course, using an online application. The ideal method, though, is to hire a business lawyer to help you. A professional can help with the search process (to make sure the trademark doesn't already belong to another business) and handle all of the necessary paperwork, such as information about your business, your product or service, and of course what type of Trademark you want. Read More 

Why Your Tech Company Needs a Trade Secrets Audit

The biggest asset of your tech company is the ideas behind every invention that you have presented to the market. It is very important that you protect those ideas because the continued success of your company depends on the competitive edge that those ideas give you. This article discusses some reasons why you may need to conduct a trade secrets audit so that you can proactively protect your intellectual assets. Read More