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17 Sep 2018
Bid made for controlling share of WestConnex toll road
Allen & Overy has advised joint lead managers Macquarie, Morgan Stanley and UBS on Transurban’s capital raising for a consortium bid for a contr...
Brisbane, Australia, skyline
14 Sep 2018
International firm zooms in on Brisbane
An international law firm is set to bolster its legal services offering with the launch of a new, dedicated centre in Queensland’s capital. ...
expansion, merger, Healthia, Clayton Utz
14 Sep 2018
Healthia heads for business expansion with merger and IPO
Clayton Utz is celebrating with Healthia Limited on the successful merger of its My FootDr Podiatry and Allsports Physiotherapy businesses as it launc...
13 Sep 2018
2018’s Top 25 Attraction Firms revealed
Exclusive research conducted by Momentum Intelligence, in partnership with Lawyers Weekly, has uncovered the firms deemed most attractive to Australia...
13 Sep 2018
‘How are you, out of 10?’ is the question to ask this R U OK? Day
Going deeper than surface-level etiquette can make the difference between disclosure and suffering in silence, writes Lawyers Weekly journalist Jerome...
13 Sep 2018
Global firm launches new Reconciliation Action Plan
A global law firm has announced its release of a new Reconciliation Action Plan, committing to provide up to $5 million of pro bono legal advice to In...
13 Sep 2018
Princess Polly Group advised on sale of controlling interest
Online fast-fashion retailer Princess Polly Group and its founders have sold a controlling interest to an American private equity outfit. Writ...
12 Sep 2018
Why managing partners must step up on workplace wellness: Part one
With mental health awareness a national conversation this week, Lawyers Weekly spoke with two Sydney-based managing partners – both of whom sit on t...
12 Sep 2018
Full steam ahead for S&G’s class action against bank-owned funds
A Slater and Gordon senior associate has spoken out following the firm’s announcement that it will be launching what could potentially be Australia...
12 Sep 2018
Communicating litigation
Another day in Australia and another large class action launched. It comes after Australia’s regulators received a verbal bashing by former Treasure...
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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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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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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...
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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) ...