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11 Oct 2018
Maoneng advised on solar farm construction
Solar PV development company Maoneng Australia has been advised on the financial close of the largest solar farm to have commenced construction in Aus...
Lawyers with lightbulbs
11 Oct 2018
Lawyers need to articulate ‘alternative value’ to compete
As profitability shrinks and firms compete for work in a highly contested market, we will see firms which are solely seeking to differentiate their of...
wine celebration of women in law
10 Oct 2018
HSF celebrates 100 years of NSW women in law
Herbert Smith Freehills has recently celebrated the first 100 years of women in law in NSW, with a cocktail event in honour of the milestone. ...
10 Oct 2018
Dentons advises on PNG’s debut sovereign bond issue
Global firm Dentons has advised parties on Papua New Guinea’s “successful” inaugural sovereign bond issue which closed on 4 October 2018. ...
10 Oct 2018
Personal injury 101: A simple guide to understanding complex law
Many Australians are not aware of personal injury law, or in many cases, individuals are oblivious to the fact that they are entitled to make a claim,...
10 Oct 2018
Medibank acquires in-home care provider
Lander & Rogers has advised Medibank on its acquisition of an Australian providers of in-home care, Home Support Services. Write comment ...
9 Oct 2018
UNSW appoints inaugural MinterEllison chair in risk and regulation
UNSW Law, in a philanthropic collaboration with national law firm MinterEllison, has established the chair role at an “opportune time” for nationa...
9 Oct 2018
Aus medical research institutes supported in new IPO
Ashurst has advised joint lead arrangers on a proposed IPO by Hearts and Minds Investments Limited for capital raising and listing on the ASX. ...
9 Oct 2018
Austral Bricks wins approval to develop red clay quarry
Development of a red clay quarry in Wallan, Victoria received approval from the state’s Civil and Administrative Tribunal after an appeal against Wh...
9 Oct 2018
High Court to test safe access zone laws for abortion clinics
Constitutional lawyers and human rights lawyers will be closely watching the High Court this week as the Full Bench begins hearing a case on Tuesday, ...
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New Brisbane partner for Thomson Geer
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Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
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return on investment, money, cash, Australian dollars
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What is the return on investment for legal marketing?
The biggest obstacle most have to answering these questions is an inability to understand the ROI of...
Legal education, lawyers, students
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Legal education issues are highlighting vulnerability of students
A significant source of vulnerability in students is insufficient education concerning their rights,...
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A letter to my law student self
To my law student self (some 15 years or so ago), this is just a little letter to you (from me now) ...