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SME Law
24 May 2018
Boutique reveals Brisbane expansion
A boutique law firm has announced it has bolstered its legal services offering by moving in on the Brisbane market. Write comment (0 Comments...
golden egg, inheritance, trap
24 May 2018
Lawyer flags inheritance traps with non-family members
While inheriting money from the estate of a friend who is not a family member may not be a common scenario, there are some specific considerations cli...
Appointment
24 May 2018
Boutique firm appoints new head of succession and elder law
A Woolloongabba-based practice has hired a new senior lawyer as part of its expansion plans. Write comment (4 Comments) ...
23 May 2018
Salim Mehajer’s sister struck off NSW roll
The sister of disgraced former deputy mayor of Auburn City Council Salim Mehajer was today removed as an officer of the Supreme Court of NSW for attem...
23 May 2018
Defence lawyer found guilty of professional misconduct
A prominent Adelaide defence lawyer has been found guilty of professional misconduct after making false and misleading representations to the Legal Se...
22 May 2018
Tax considerations for younger lawyers and SME firms
Following the latest federal budget, lawyers — especially those at junior levels, and those operating as sole practitioners or running boutique firm...
22 May 2018
International food merger goes live
Mills Oakley and HWL Ebsworth have advised on an international merger between two food establishments, in a deal that will create a company with appr...
21 May 2018
Student-run firm plugging gap in Vic legal services market
Thanks to a group of dedicated law students, regional lawyers in Victoria are able to access summaries of subpoenaed documents, no matter where they a...
21 May 2018
Canberra office claims rival talent
A mid-tier firm has announced the appointment of a third partner in Canberra since the start of May. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
18 May 2018
WA lawyer takes the gold at Law Week awards program
Attorney-General John Quigley has bestowed a prestigious award to a WA lawyer at an event which falls on the state’s Law Week agenda. Write ...
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