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1 Dec 2016
Bakers rep completes The Captain's Ride
A partner from Baker & McKenzie has completed a 730-kilometre, six-day bike ride from Mittagong to Mount Kosciuszko. ...
Suit
24 Nov 2016
Lawyers help job hopefuls ‘suit up’
A national firm is tackling joblessness, 330 second-hand suits at a time. ...
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9 Nov 2016
Australian firms help pave way for Hollywood blockbuster
The release of the highly anticipated film Hacksaw Ridge might not have been possible without the assistance of two Australian law firms. ...
3 Nov 2016
Law students and young lawyers take to the big screen
Several law students and young lawyers have taken part in a television program that aims to enhance the community’s understanding of various aspe...
28 Oct 2016
Adventurous associate abseils for a cause
Norton Rose Fulbright associate Mitchell Kelly recently abseiled down a building in Sydney’s CBD as part of the Investa Abseil for Youth 2016 event....
26 Oct 2016
Qld firm involved in AccessChina’16
Creevey Russell Lawyers has sent a representative on Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise’s AccessChina’16 trip, flying on Toowoomba’s recent in...
21 Oct 2016
Hollywood lawyer in hot water
An Australian defamation lawyer who has represented actors Russell Crowe and Harrison Ford has found himself in a sticky situation with a Noosa magist...
19 Oct 2016
Lawyers hit right note in High Court
A group of lawyers have been given special leave to appear in the High Court of Australia for a performance like no other. ...
14 Oct 2016
Cabaret lawyers raising funds for asylum seekers
BottledSnail Productions is at it again, with an original cabaret production set to entertain audiences and raise money for the Asylum Seeker Resource...
12 Oct 2016
Gadens backs youth mental health
Gadens and the Westpac Group have paired up to launch a new event, which aims to improve youth mental health. ...
7 Oct 2016
Legal eagles sing to different tune for charity rock show
Rival lawyers are preparing to unleash their inner rock demons for a band battle of the ages. ...
5 Oct 2016
Qld firm breaks down medical research barriers
A Queensland-based law firm has announced a new partnership with the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation, with the aim of giving back to both veter...
28 Sep 2016
Boutique raises big bucks for disadvantaged kids
An Australian boutique firm has helped raise more than $260,000 for a charity that focuses on improving early literacy rates. ...
22 Sep 2016
Finding a respectful course for the marriage equality debate
A panel talk hosted by Baker & McKenzie has explored the ins and outs of Australia’s political crossroads on marriage equality. ...
15 Sep 2016
National firm seeks to alleviate poverty
Piper Alderman has thrown its support behind a new campaign that asks Australian women to support the empowerment of women living in poverty by train...
13 Sep 2016
Partner completes Nepal project
A partner has returned home from Nepal after embarking on a vital project, which helped school children who were affected by the devastating earthquak...
8 Sep 2016
Indigenous firm launches video campaign
Two young Indigenous women who work at Indigenous law firm Terri Janke and Company are producing an educational video campaign called Law Way. ...
2 Sep 2016
Lawyers’ wit and eloquence to be put to the test
Young lawyers will be put through their paces at an upcoming competition which aims to uncover the best public speakers in law. ...
30 Aug 2016
Firm throws support behind Australia’s youth
Lawyers from Corrs Chambers Westgarth have donned their best purple attire to support young people who identify as sexuality and gender diverse. ...
25 Aug 2016
Oxford enables students' human rights pursuits
Aspiring human rights lawyer Angela Powditch has recently returned to Australia from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Oxford University summer school. ...
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