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18 Sep 2018
Clayton Utz celebrates gender equality with Melbourne cocktail event
Clayton Utz has once again held its Momentum cocktail function to provide a platform for Australian leaders to talk on gender equality themes. ...
Winner - NSW Local Artist Award - Amala Groom & Nicole Monks
12 Sep 2018
KWM names recipients of inaugural $25k Art Prize
King & Wood Mallesons has officially declared the recipients of its inaugural Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Prize. ...
Changing Face of the Bar, exhibit, Melbourne
10 Sep 2018
Changing Face of the Bar exhibit opens in Melbourne
A photo exhibition, showcasing the Victorian Bar of the 1930s and 1980s to today’s world, is now open at the Peter O’Callaghan Gallery in Melbourn...
4 Sep 2018
Sydney Lawyers Orchestra to strike a chord with special November performance
To commemorate the centenary of the end of World War I, Sydney Lawyers Orchestra is signifying the occasion with a special concert performance. ...
3 Sep 2018
Coleman Greig and Jelena Dokic take a serve at mental health stigma
Coleman Greig’s most recent Women in Business forum has thrown its support at the reducing of stigma surrounding mental health, featuring former Aus...
28 Aug 2018
MinterEllison to be Official Lawyers for Invictus Games
International firm MinterEllison will be the Official Lawyers and an Official Supporter of the upcoming Invictus Games, being held in Sydney in Octobe...
22 Aug 2018
Life as a barrister explored by Vic law students
Over 200 of the state’s law students have attended an event hosted by the Victorian Bar to learn what being a barrister is all about. ...
20 Aug 2018
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander moot promotes student learning
Law students have recently had the opportunity to work with Queensland’s top lawyers, barristers and judges, taking to the courtroom to contest the ...
17 Aug 2018
National firm, Arts Law Centre team up for fundraising trek
Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers will once again partner with The Arts Law Centre of Australia to support the latter’s legal services and promoti...
15 Aug 2018
DLA and UNICEF launch GoodWILL for a good will
DLA Piper has partnered with UNICEF to encourage greater uptake of will creation while supporting the practice of charitable giving in wills. ...
9 Aug 2018
Colin Biggers & Paisley hosts Property Think Tank
Colin Biggers & Paisley have played host to a Property Think Tank, bringing together industry leaders to discuss innovation ideas and opportuniti...
8 Aug 2018
DLA Piper, Jessica Rowe team up for mental health dinner
At a dinner hosted in Sydney last week by global firm DLA Piper, media personality Jessica Rowe shared her personal journey with mental health issues,...
3 Aug 2018
UTS and Allens partnership lets students lead the way on social justice
The Allens Neota UTS Law Tech Challenge for Social Justice has seen not one, but two winners at this year’s grand final. ...
18 Jul 2018
Clutz bolsters Melbourne art partnership
Clayton Utz has expanded its successful Art Partnership to its Melbourne office, with 62 artworks on display at the firm’s 333 Collins Street premis...
16 Jul 2018
Gilbert + Tobin goes carbon neutral
National law firm Gilbert + Tobin has moved to reduce its impact upon the environment by becoming carbon neutral across its Sydney, Melbourne and Pert...
11 Jul 2018
KWM, DFAT co-host foreign policy symposium
Global firm King & Wood Mallesons and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have co-hosted the “first ever industry symposium” on the fe...
10 Jul 2018
UQ secures victory in international maritime law moot
The University of Queensland has won its second major international mooting title of the year, after coming out on top of the 19th International Marit...
6 Jul 2018
Clifford Chance hosts 11th annual Arcus Pride Art event
International law firm Clifford Chance has celebrated LGBTI pride and inclusion by hosting the 11th annual Arcus Pride Art event. ...
20 Jun 2018
Asian world view gaining popularity in legal circles
A growing appetite to better understand Asian legal systems within Australian law schools signals a departure from more traditional approaches to lega...
13 Jun 2018
Lawyer to soar high for upcoming outback air race
An aviation lawyer will soon take to the skies as part of this year’s Outback Air Race. ...
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APPOINTMENTS
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Jul 26 2018
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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Jul 25 2018
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...
opinion
LGBTI workplace, Australian Workplace Equality Index’s 2018 Employee Survey Analysis
Sep 24 2018
Putting the 'T' into LGBTI workplace inclusion
In a post-marriage equality world, there is a high risk that active support for LGBTI workplace incl...
prepare law sudents, future legal work
Sep 5 2018
How do we prepare law students for the future of legal work?
“A law degree can take you anywhere.” Those were the words of a lecturer on the first day of my ...
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. ...