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7 Mar 2017
What next for White & Case’s new Aussie guard?
Restrained and retained: When are White & Case’s new Australian hires free to become partners? Write comment (0 Comments) ...
Innovation
7 Mar 2017
KWM backs calls for blockchain standards
A King & Wood Mallesons partner has supported the findings of Standards Australia’s Roadmap for Blockchain Standards Report, which aims to guide...
2 Mar 2017
Judgment in on Australia’s BigLaw partnership fracas
A decision on the legal dispute that saw the spectacular fallout between the entire partnership of Herbert Smith Freehills and eight former members wh...
1 Mar 2017
HSF tells court clients ‘vulnerable’ following partner defection
On day one of the legal contest between HSF and the eight partners who quit to establish the Australian arm of competitor White & Case, Peter Bre...
27 Feb 2017
National firm dives into new practice area
A top-tier national firm has announced it has rolled out a new practice to keep up with growing client demand. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
24 Feb 2017
Sydney and Melbourne CBDs centre of top-tier turf war
A court clash between top-tier lawyers from Herbert Smith Freehills and White & Case next week will draw out boundary lines defining a blackout ar...
23 Feb 2017
Global merger to benefit Aus-based clientele
The Australian managing partner of a global law firm has shed light on how its latest merger will be of value to local clients. Write comment ...
22 Feb 2017
Minters identifies trends in payment security
MinterEllison has released its annual Security of Payment Roundup, analysing the cases that came before the courts in each state and territory and ide...
20 Feb 2017
Global named among Australia’s best grad employers
The Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE) has recognised a global law firm in its ranking of the top 75 graduate employers in the countr...
17 Feb 2017
Titans clash over terms of exit
The details over why eight ex-HSF partners have been dragged to court by their former employer after departing for global firm White & Case have b...
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Jun 21 2017
Promo season at Allens
A group of lawyers at Allens have received promotions across its PNG and Australian offices. ...
May 11 2017
Partner exits for in-house role
A Victorian lawyer has left the partnership of a national firm to start a new gig with state governm...
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May 11 2017
National firm recruits ‘major asset’
A national law firm has announced it has appointed a new corporate partner who brings over 15 years'...
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Jun 4 2018
Racial vilification in sport and s18C
The story of professional AFL player Joel Wilkinson rocked the sporting world earlier this month and...
ANZAC Day
Apr 24 2018
Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
With Anzac Day almost here, we should be aware of where we can legally play Two-up, and also conside...
Young lawyers
Apr 11 2018
The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
There are numerous avenues that individuals and institutions can take when promoting diversity in th...