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15 May 2018
'Enriching, innovative' Race to the Future a hit
The first-of-its-kind mash-up of The Amazing Race and a legal hackathon has proven to be a success with budding law students and practitioners alike. ...
Golden Gavel NSW
15 May 2018
'Side-splitting' serves of comedic gold on the menu for Law Week
Ten young guns will put their legal nous and witty sensibilities to the test in an awesome display of humour and verbal gymnastics at the NSW Golden G...
Clyde & Co Melbourne Art Award
10 May 2018
RMIT graduate wins Clyde & Co Melbourne Art Award
This year’s winner of the firm’s Victorian-based art prize won for her dual paper-based artworks. ...
8 May 2018
UWA Law School appoints ‘Juris Dogtor’
A furry, four-legged companion has joined The University of Western Australia Law School, providing students with much-needed relief from their studie...
4 May 2018
Bakers partner running ultramarathon for Bali school kids
The head of real estate in Australia for a global law firm is currently in training for an upcoming ultramarathon across the Indonesian hotspot in sup...
30 Apr 2018
Gabrielle's pro bono contributions continue legacy of late mum
A Queensland law student has spoken about her motivation for volunteering with a local community legal centre and following in the footsteps of her la...
13 Apr 2018
Firm puts Aussie talent on show at Sydney art exhibition
The works of Australian artists Jason Benjamin and Nick Collerson are being exhibited at Clayton Utz, as part of an initiative by the national firm to...
12 Apr 2018
UQ wins 2018 Jessup Moot
For the third time, students from the University of Queensland have won the world’s oldest and largest international moot court event. ...
11 Apr 2018
Vic Bar launches legal studies award for next generation of lawyers
Some of the top ranked school-aged students in the city of Hume have been recognised by the Victorian Bar for academic excellence in Legal Studies. ...
9 Apr 2018
Prominent former High Court judge offers wisdom to up and comers
The University of Southern Queensland has hosted the Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG, who offered his time to inspire students through a series of lec...
3 Apr 2018
Katrina Dawson honoured with posthumous bravery award
Victims of the Lindt Café siege in late 2014 have been recognised for their valiant actions in this year’s Australian Bravery Decorations. ...
3 Apr 2018
Holding Redlich partners don aprons for OzHarvest
Five partners from a national law firm joined many others in cooking up a storm and serving meals for a good cause. ...
28 Mar 2018
QLD firm celebrates 125th anniversary
Brisbane’s oldest law firm – which still trades under its original name from the 19th century – recently celebrated 125 years of practicing in Q...
23 Mar 2018
National firm marks 20 years in Sydney
Piper Alderman has just celebrated its 20th year in the New South Wales capital. ...
22 Mar 2018
Women’s Legal Service QLD receives biggest donation in its history
A specialist community legal centre, aimed at helping women in need, has received a sizeable gift from the Sunshine State’s Masonic charity.  ...
19 Mar 2018
WLS stair climb fundraiser organised for DV victims
In mid-June, Brisbane’s top corporates will face up to the city’s tallest stair climb challenge, while raising “much-needed” funds to support ...
12 Mar 2018
Diversity duo team up to dismantle the ‘merit myth’
Two legal heavyweights have paired up in a joint initiative to improve gender balance at the top of organisations. ...
9 Mar 2018
West side lawyers celebrate diversity this Year of the Dog
The Asian Australian Lawyers Association has heralded the start of the Lunar Year with a gala dinner in Perth. ...
6 Mar 2018
Arts grad wins Clyde & Co Art Award
Sydney College of the Arts graduate Wendy Ma has won the 2018 Clyde & Co Art Award. ...
28 Feb 2018
Dentons joins corporate scav hunt in support of batyr
Dentons Lawyers Network, along with Westpac Group’s Youth Network, joined forces last week in a corporate scavenger hunt around Sydney to support y...
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