The Gig Economy and Employment Law: Why Uber is set to Drive Change

With the gig economy converging on Australia in recent years, a growing number of Australians are rejecting traditional employment in favour of casual contracts. The booming digital landscape is seeing users offer their skills and services through platforms such as Uber, Deliveroo and AirTasker, however critics are warning the model compromises the protections afforded by […]

Does a Family Provision Claim Survive the Death of the Proper Claimant?

Roberts v Fresco (2017) EWHC 283 Ch The England and Wales High Court has ruled in Roberts v Fresco (2017 EWHC 283 Ch that the right to make a claim under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (the Act) ends with the death of the person who held that entitlement. Background Facts […]