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Professional bodies ‘failing’ to step up on sexual harassment
In the wake of the announcement of a national workplace sexual harassment inquiry, one HR consultant says the legal services commissions and law socie...
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Landmark Qld sperm harvesting case raises precedent questions
The Supreme Court of Queensland has found that the partner of a deceased man had a right to possession of his sperm, removed 48 hours after his death,...
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Evolve sells talent strategy business
Two Australian law firms have advised on the sale of Evolve Intelligence’s talent strategy business to Mercer Australia. Write comment (0 C...
Aussie coal producer acquires new project
McCullough Robertson and Gilbert + Tobin have advised on an acquisition between coal producer Whitehaven and the Winchester South coal project. ...
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‘Sign-on bonuses’ ramping up in firms’ attraction strategy
As competition continues to climb in the Australian legal market, more firms are offering up new incentives to nab lateral talent, according to the di...
21 Jun 2018
Firm completes 7th international expansion in 2 years
A firm with a distinct Aussie presence has revealed it has completed its seventh international expansion in two years by entering into a “co-operati...
21 Jun 2018
New push to increase arbitration work for Aus barristers
The Australian Bar Association (ABA) and Chartered Institute of Arbitrators Australia (CIArb) have signed a memorandum of understanding designed to a...
21 Jun 2018
Prominent fintech provider advised on $18.5m raise
Technology-enabled fintech company Brighte Capital has been advised on a fundraising drive to a range of high-net-worth investors. Write comme...
21 Jun 2018
Adelaide Airport undergoes multimillion-dollar terminal revamp
A national law firm has advised Adelaide Airport Limited on its $165 million terminal expansion. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
20 Jun 2018
Asian world view gaining popularity in legal circles
A growing appetite to better understand Asian legal systems within Australian law schools signals a departure from more traditional approaches to lega...
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