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06:05
Junior lawyer shake-up seeing firm hierarchy shift
The evolution of roles carried out by junior lawyers has created an inevitable shift in the traditional structure of law firms, a new report has found...
Legal body CEO resigns
06:00
Legal body CEO resigns
The chief executive officer of one of nation’s legal bodies has handed in their resignation. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
acquisiton, puzzle piece, Hassad and Macquarie
06:00
Hassad and Macquarie agricultural investments ‘strategically repositioned’
Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Hassad Food Group on the merging of its Australian pastoral and cropping properties with Macquarie Group’s agricul...
24 Sep 2018
Firm targets supermarket giant in filed class action
A national law firm has launched a class action against Woolworths in the Federal Court, estimating a claim exceeding $100 million. Write comm...
24 Sep 2018
HSF launches in-house data breach software
Global firm Herbert Smith Freehills has developed its own in-house software to better help clients respond to data leaks in a timely manner and hopefu...
24 Sep 2018
Pinsent Masons pinches HSF corporate partner
Pinsent Masons has announced the appointment of a new corporate partner, bolstering its energy resources and infrastructure capability across the Asia...
21 Sep 2018
What are the most attractive firms in each state?
Exclusive research has uncovered each state’s most attractive law firms, with varied results across the board. Write comment (3 Comments) ...
21 Sep 2018
Hunter region to get ‘much-needed’ disability housing
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has advised Home4Life on its successful selection by the NSW government to finance, develop and provide specialist disability...
20 Sep 2018
Trust in law societies has dropped 5%
Perceptions of ethical behaviour by legal member associations across the country have gotten worse since last year, according to new data from the Gov...
20 Sep 2018
Dentons and Inner City Legal Centre launch trans legal service
Global law firm Dentons has partnered with Inner City Legal Centre to create a pro bono service providing trans and gender diverse people with support...
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Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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Sep 24 2018
Putting the 'T' into LGBTI workplace inclusion
In a post-marriage equality world, there is a high risk that active support for LGBTI workplace incl...
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Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
New approaches are needed in legal design thinking, writes Andrea Perry-Petersen. ...