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15 May 2018
Royal commission hears details of lawyer disciplinary process
The Office of the Legal Services Commissioner, NSW Bar Association and Law Society of NSW have inadvertently become caught up in the banking royal com...
Acquisition, handshake
15 May 2018
Aussie office supplies company acquires global
Australian-headquartered Complete Office Supplies has been advised on its acquisition of Lyreco. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
appoints A&O commercial arbitration partner
15 May 2018
NRF appoints A&O commercial arbitration partner
The global firm has announced the appointment of a partner from Allen & Overy’s Singapore office, who brings “considerable experience” in in...
15 May 2018
'Side-splitting' serves of comedic gold on the menu for Law Week
Ten young guns will put their legal nous and witty sensibilities to the test in an awesome display of humour and verbal gymnastics at the NSW Golden G...
14 May 2018
Mid-tiers squeezed as foreign force moves into regional Aus
International law firm DWF has announced that a total of eight top legal hires from local competitors will be joining its ranks in the latest internat...
14 May 2018
Calls for disgraced former politician to be struck from solicitor’s roll
The former federal MP who was convicted of 12 counts of theft over a controversial scandal during his time as national secretary of the Health Service...
14 May 2018
Every day we grieve the loss of our loved one, yet they survived the crash
Major claims lawyers witness firsthand the unimaginable pain families of road victims deal with, Laura Hadfield writes.  Write comment (0 C...
14 May 2018
Listed investment company advised on selling of 135m shares
Global firm Ashurst has advised BKI Investment Company on its $202 million equity capital raising. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
14 May 2018
Law society's warning amid 'claim farming' reports in Queensland
The Queensland Law Society has called for the public to exercise caution about non-legal firms using gift cards to target potential clients, only to p...
11 May 2018
Blame game continues: AMP further implicates former GC, Clayton Utz
The royal commission war of words rolls on, with financial giant AMP levelling criticism squarely at its former general counsel Brian Salter and the n...
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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...
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Apr 11 2018
The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
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Why lawyers should focus on healthy eating at work
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