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17 May 2018
LSC clarifies position following royal commission submission
The Office of the Legal Services Commissioner has responded to references to its disciplinary processes by the Financial Planning Association in a sub...
ASX
17 May 2018
Aussie owned financial services group makes ASX debut
An Australian owned financial services group has been advised by MinterEllison on its ASX listing and initial public offering. Write comment ...
New partner, handshake
17 May 2018
Jones Day nabs new M&A partner
The global law firm will welcome a new M&A partner to its Melbourne office from 1 August. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
17 May 2018
Shine goes ahead with AMP class action
Shine Lawyers has officially filed a class action against the embattled financial giant, after securing funding from UK litigation funder Augusta Vent...
16 May 2018
Newcastle panel to inspire next generation of lawyers
Members of the profession are invited to hear from three female partners, who will each speak on a panel designed to inspire the up-and-comers in law ...
16 May 2018
‘No win-no fee’: Maurice Blackburn slashes AMP class action commission
Maurice Blackburn has announced it will carry the bulk of the cost burden for aggrieved shareholders in a class action against AMP. Write comm...
16 May 2018
Dentons boosts Melbourne IP practice
The global law firm has expanded its Melbourne intellectual property practice with the appointment of two senior lawyers. Write comment (0 Co...
16 May 2018
$50m WA mineral sands project financing complete
Global firm Allens has advised Image Resources on its financing of the Boonanarring mineral sands project.  Write comment (0 Comments) ...
15 May 2018
HSF announces new workplace policies post-Paradise
Global firm Herbert Smith Freehills has introduced new in-house guidelines for personal relationships within the workplace outlining appropriate condu...
15 May 2018
VLF director highlights importance of community legal understanding
The executive director of the Victoria Law Foundation has reiterated the significance of this year’s National Law Week, noting the value it adds to ...
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