COVID-19 and the Legal Profession2022-05-20T08:16:50+10:30
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COVID-19 and the Legal Profession

The Law Society of Tasmania has determined that the following visitor access policy is in effect until further notice. This is also displayed on signage at the front of its premises.

  • Please do not enter the Society’s premises if you have COVID-19 like symptoms, such as a cold or the flu.
  • To arrange a virtual meeting with Society staff or committees, please contact info@lst.org.au or telephone (03) 6234 4133.
  • Visitors to the Society premises are also asked to adhere to physical distancing requirements and follow any other related instructions that are made available on the premises.

Law Society Staff – COVID-19
All Law Society of Tasmania staff are fully vaccinated.

The Law Society of Tasmania Guide to Assist the Development of COVID-19 Vaccination Policies

COVID-19 vaccinations and your business (at business.gov.au) includes information on:

  • How customers and employees can show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or medical exemption
  • How to identify a fake vaccination certificate
Safe Workplaces Framework including resources to assist firms review and update their existing COVID-19 Safety Plan: COVID Safe Workplace Frameworks

No protocol or guideline has been put out by the Society at this stage. Firms/conveyancers are encouraged to communicate with each other prior to settlement; as well as ascertain the policy of the relevant settlement rooms if settlement will be conducted on off-site premises.

COVID-19 Official Australian Government information

Australian Government App – The Australian Government has released an official app with up-to-date information on the coronavirus. Search “Coronavirus Australia” in the Apple app store and on Google Play to download the app.

TCCI free business hotline for all Tasmanian businesses (members and non-members):

Helpline available – The Business Hotline 13 28 46 has been expanded to provide specialist advisers and extended hours to support small and medium businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. You can also send an email. The Hotline operates seven days per week and provides an additional two hours a day of support outside standard operating hours, answering calls from 7.00am to 11.00pm AEST

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