Rob Rankin
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Rob began his career in intellectual property law in the pharmaceutical industry and then moved into general commercial law as a partner in a Melbourne law firm. Embracing the core values of integrity, innovation, and growth, and with a focus on better client services and flexible pricing models not available with other firms, Rob started his own boutique practice, Rankin & Co. Rob’s passion is to help people to grow professionally. His vision and ability to nurture relationships lead to long-term solutions and success.

Employer’s OH&S Duties To Employees Who Work From Home in Australia
Australia,Business,Business Advice,Employment,Personal,Regional Law

Reading Time: 4 minutesThis article deals with the following questions: When does an employer owe a duty with respect to occupational health and safety to employees who work from home? What are those duties under the OHS Act 2004? What can or should an employer do to fulfil any obligation owed to employees who work from home? Do […]

Who Owns the Business Name? A Lesson for Businesses in Australia
Australia,Business,Business Advice,Intellectual Property,Regional Law

Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Paragon Cafe The art deco doors of the Paragon café remained open throughout two world wars, three transfers of business and multiple financial crises. Now, despite purchase offers in multiples of the owner’s asking price, the business’s 102 years of operation is set for a tragic end. What/who could be responsible for the death […]

Start Strong, Choose the Right Business Structure for Your Startup
Australia,Business,Business Advice,Regional Law

Reading Time: 3 minutesThinking of starting a business? One of the first administrative steps is to decide upon your business structure. The business structure you choose will impact upon your startup costs, how much tax you pay, your personal liability, your control over the business and ongoing administrative expenses. Start on the right foot by seeking legal advice. […]