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OPINION
19 Nov 2008
Down with short-termism
Down with short-termismAs the economic downturn continues to batter some Australian organisations, executives are looking to cut costs and still hit t...
29 Oct 2008
Qld compo law review: promise forgotten?
Brisbane injury compensation lawyer Mark O'Connor challenges Queensland Attorney-General Kerry Shine to explain why he has not publicly followed up hi...
17 Oct 2008
Human trafficking still lurking in the shadows
Only two cases for the crime of human trafficking have been brought in this country and no convictions have yet been recorded. more research into this...
13 Oct 2008
Up and down and all around
The Big Apple and its surrounds is apparently not such a fruitful destination for Australian lawyers at the moment. This really needs no explanation: ...
3 Oct 2008
Carbon trading scheme lawless
The proposed Federal Government Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPR Scheme) has generated a great deal of community and business interest regarding...
29 Sep 2008
Taking the privacy debate public
As the Minister with responsibility for both Privacy and Government Accountability, I have in mind a quote from American author David Brin: “Whe...
23 Sep 2008
Boxing clever
To scheme or not to scheme, that is the question. Schemes of arrangement are now often the preferred structure for executing friendly takeovers. A cur...
23 Sep 2008
Green gets mean
LAST WEEK Lawyers Weekly hosted its first “emerging issues forum” looking at the impending Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme. The audience...
16 Sep 2008
Get flexible: it's reasonable
The legal workplace is evolving. Firms are facing requests from lawyers to go part-time, work flexible hours or work from home. What form the work arr...
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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 ...
Appointed, handshake
Jun 26 2018
Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
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opinion
Speech bubble, designer's mindset
Aug 15 2018
Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
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Lucy Dickens
Aug 14 2018
A stress-free guide to breastfeeding at work
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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...