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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...
Global firm King & Wood Mallesons and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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...
University of Queensland, 19th International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot Competition
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. ...
7 Jun 2018
Law Access bestowed $50k to strengthen service to WA community
The not-for-profit organisation was awarded $50,000 by The McCusker Charitable Foundation, a gift it says will bolster its ability to service Wester...
6 Jun 2018
Legal Geek Sydney event a ‘success on many accounts’
Tech start-up network Legal Geek swung past Sydney for the latest leg of its road trip last week, hosting a showcase of entrepreneurial ventures in ou...
31 May 2018
BigLaw scholarship for PNG local
A fourth year law student from Papua New Guinea’s Southern Highlands province has been recognised by Norton Rose Fulbright for her essay on the nat...
30 May 2018
Minters lawyer raises thousands for DV prevention challenge
The Darkness to Daylight (D2D) Challenge, which raises money for the awareness and prevention of domestic and family violence in Queensland, has just ...
30 May 2018
Momentum Media working together with Invictus Games Sydney 2018
Lawyers Weeky's parent company, Momentum Media Group, has announced it will be working together with Invictus Games Sydney 2018, presented by Jaguar L...
29 May 2018
Perth lawyer spearheads new network for Asian business
An in-house lawyer has organised the first gathering of an alliance of Asian business councils, chambers and associations, as part of an effort to con...
28 May 2018
‘No-one’s mental health is static’
A recent panel discussion about mental health issues in the workplace provided timely reminders of the importance of self-care for lawyers in light of...
18 May 2018
Bakers turns it on for Barangaroo office
For Baker McKenzie, a move to Barangaroo wasn’t without some serious design overhaul. ...
16 May 2018
Newcastle panel to inspire next generation of lawyers
Members of the profession are invited to hear from three female partners, who will each speak on a panel designed to inspire the up-and-comers in law ...
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. ...
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...
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...
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Oct 19 2018
NSW Public Defenders and barrister battle over alleged ‘systemic failures’ in recruitment process
A Wollongong-based barrister has penned an explosive open letter to the NSW Public Defenders office,...
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Oct 19 2018
So, I didn’t get a clerkship…now what?
For those who didn’t get offered summer clerkships with law firms across the country, there still ...
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Oct 19 2018
Relocation a crumbling bridge too far to cross
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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. ...
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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 ...
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
return on investment, money, cash, Australian dollars
Oct 2 2018
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...
Legal education, lawyers, students
Oct 1 2018
Legal education issues are highlighting vulnerability of students
A significant source of vulnerability in students is insufficient education concerning their rights,...
Sep 26 2018
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) ...