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27 Feb 2017
Ambitions as a rider
A team of family lawyers is gearing up for a 500-kilometre charity bike ride in Thailand. ...
21 Feb 2017
Mardi Gras welcomes young lawyers to the party
A contingent of NSW Young Lawyers will make their first debut at the 2017 Sydney Mardi Gras Parade next weekend. ...
Book
20 Feb 2017
Firm reveals shortlist for business literature prize
Four authors have been shortlisted for Ashurst Business Literature Prize, with the winner set to take out $30,000. ...
14 Feb 2017
Slaters pays tribute to the ‘laws of love’
With Valentine’s Day kicking off today, Slater and Gordon has released what it has dubbed the ‘laws of love’ to make sure the romance doesn’t ...
13 Feb 2017
Firm partners with Tropfest film festival
In its 25th year celebrating homegrown film, Tropfest has announced Colin Biggers & Paisley as its legal partner for the next three years. ...
10 Feb 2017
Legal heavyweights hit the streets to help the vulnerable
A number of high-profile legal leaders will take to the pavement today in an attempt to raise awareness and funds for homeless and disadvantaged peopl...
8 Feb 2017
Legal comedy duo takes centre stage
A barrister and an associate will temporarily give up their day jobs to showcase their funny sides at the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festiva...
3 Feb 2017
HSF partners with Brisbane’s MELT Festival
The global firm has continued to throw its support behind the MELT Festival, a celebration of LGBTI arts and culture presented by the Brisbane Powerho...
2 Feb 2017
Firm hits the road for rural communities
One law firm is embarking on a two-week road trip to regional Queensland to meet with community members in need. ...
1 Feb 2017
Australia's oldest law school reaches milestone
The nation’s longest-running law school is celebrating 160 years of legal education in 2017. ...
27 Jan 2017
Marking Day of the Endangered Lawyer
Aussie lawyers have raised their voices in support of their professional counterparts in China. ...
20 Jan 2017
This week in history: Finalists for HCA design competition unveiled
Forty-three years ago, Prime Minster Gough Whitlam announced the architectural shortlist for a national competition to determine the High Court of Aus...
19 Jan 2017
Giant eagle helps open Victoria’s legal year
A sculpture developed by a local artist in conjunction with TAFE students has featured in an event marking the official start of the legal year in Vic...
13 Jan 2017
Vic lawyers form online legal community
Two Melbourne-based lawyers have set up an Australia-wide networking group, enabling legal professionals to come together to share ideas while combati...
21 Dec 2016
Greco-Jewish history remembered in Sydney
Fundraising efforts to dedicate an olive grove and court yard in Jerusalem for heroes of the Holocaust have been backed by a Sydney law firm. ...
19 Dec 2016
Lawyers support Christmas kindness campaign
A record number of Christmas gifts have been donated to families affected by domestic violence as part of an annual kindness campaign. ...
12 Dec 2016
Victory is sweet in law firm bake-off
The crème de la crème of Australia’s legal cake-making world have served some mouth-watering creations in a fierce bake-off hosted by DLA Piper. ...
9 Dec 2016
Film focuses on legal training for Islamic leaders
A short film has been launched this week, offering a glimpse of an innovative legal program engaging with the leaders of Victoria’s Islamic communi...
7 Dec 2016
Firm to assist in combating national financial stress
Ashurst will lend a hand to over 2 million vulnerable Australians experiencing severe financial stress in its role as independent legal adviser on a...
5 Dec 2016
Dynamic duo launch new website
Two Sydney-based professionals have unveiled a new online project to celebrate people who use their legal skills to serve the community. ...
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Aug 17 2018
Formal complaint issued against high-profile State Coroner
A formal complaint has been lodged with the Judicial Commission of Victoria against a well-known Sta...
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. ...
Lucy Dickens
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...
APPOINTMENTS
Brisbane partner, Thomson Geer
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. ...
 appoints new company director and chairman
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 ...
Appointed, handshake
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
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. ...
Lucy Dickens
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...