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1 Aug 2018
G+T takes women’s circle to WA
The Women’s Circle has made its way to Perth, with Gilbert + Tobin launching its networking and career enrichment program on the west coast. ...
changeover process, insights
31 Jul 2018
Former Corrs boss clarifies CEO changeover process
The former chief executive of Corrs Chambers Westgarth, John W.H. Denton AO, has offered insight into the selection process of his successor and what ...
free speech
31 Jul 2018
BigLaw must support free speech
OPINION Recent noises from corporate firms and the bar suggest a worrying contempt for a free press and exchange of ideas, putting them on the wrong ...
31 Jul 2018
Legal bodies’ new partnership to aid victims of sexual assault
A new service being run by Legal Aid Queensland, in partnership with the Women’s Legal Service, has been launched to offer assistance to victims of ...
31 Jul 2018
ASX-listed company debuts on London Stock Exchange
Norton Rose Fulbright has acted as the Aussie legal adviser to Danakali Limited on its London Stock Exchange listing. Write comment (0 Commen...
31 Jul 2018
Firm reaches class action settlement after 4-year battle
A multinational law firm has reached a settlement on a class action against a funds management and investment group, following a four-year battle on b...
30 Jul 2018
Sparkes confirms 9th office opening
Sparke Helmore Lawyers will expand its Aussie office count to nine as it opens up shop to a new practice based in the Northern Territory. Writ...
30 Jul 2018
The top of the game
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with Major, Lindsey & Africa, is pleased to reveal the winners for this year’s Partner of the Year Awards. ...
30 Jul 2018
Qld watchdog loses appeal on its failure to investigate misconduct allegations
The Queensland Legal Services Commissioner has lost an appeal in the state’s Court of Appeal over its decision to exercise a discretionary power to ...
30 Jul 2018
Law professor forecasts deluge of further disruption
As machine learning, venture capital and rule-based computer systems enter the legal profession, a number of practice areas will be at risk, a leading...
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New Brisbane partner for Thomson Geer
Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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WA’s Law Access appoints new company director and chairman
Western Australia’s legal pro bono referral service Law Access is welcoming the announcement of a ...
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Jun 26 2018
Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
Crown prosecutor Glen Cash QC has been appointed to the District Court of Queensland and will presid...
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Speech bubble, designer's mindset
Aug 15 2018
Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
New approaches are needed in legal design thinking, writes Andrea Perry-Petersen. ...
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Aug 14 2018
A stress-free guide to breastfeeding at work
You’ve made it through the first few months of new motherhood and the time has come for you to don...
signing or renegotiating your employment contract
Jul 5 2018
5 things to think about when signing or renegotiating your employment contract
The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agree...