Publications & News
What is a “Gett”? Am I able to obtain a Gett through the Family Law Courts in Australia?
The Gett is the divorce document that a husband grants and a wife receives, of their own free will, and which gives finality to their religious marriage. In Jewish law, a divorce is not recognised until a Gett is granted, even in circumstances where the parties have already obtained a legal divorce under Australian Law. Further, if the parties are legally divorced and remarry without first obtaining a Gett, their second marriage and any children...
By Julia Vitebsky
9 March 2021
International Women’s Day 2021 is here!
Tisher Liner FC Law are proud supporters of International Women’s Day and the excellent women of our firm, and all of the women that support each of our staff members. The theme for International Women’s Day 2021 is ‘Choose to Challenge – a challenged world is an alert world and from challenge comes change’, https://www.internationalwomensday.com/. It is hoped that International Women’s Day will continue to inspire people to challenge gender bias and inequality when it...
By Samantha Henderson
5 March 2021
Need extra time on your retail lease? This may help you.
We have observed that tenants are not just being put under financial distress to pay the rent because of the government restrictions imposed. Many have also been put under pressure finding new premises to move to, because of the difficulty of conducting in-person inspections of new premises, and the difficulty of arranging removal of equipment, in periods leading up to the expiry of their lease. The COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Regulations...
By Samuel McMahon
5 March 2021
Madeleine Hearn – Admitted as a Lawyer
Congratulations to Madeleine Hearn who was admitted as a lawyer. After successfully completing a Summer and Winter Clerkship program in December 2019, Madeleine was offered a Graduate role with the firm in 2020. Despite the challenge of working from home for most of that year, Madeleine’s performance and work ethic never faulted and she has developed into a very fine young lawyer. Along the way, her footy team even managed to win its second AFL...