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How flexible working improved one firm’s retention and staff motivation
A national law firm has seen a “significant boost” in the number of staff working flexibly in the last five years, which it says has helped it ret...
24 Sep 2018
Parents must be better at abiding by Family Court rulings
Parents who defy court rulings on parenting arrangements and abduct their children don’t deserve sympathy, according to a Brisbane-based family lawy...
Sydney insurance team
24 Sep 2018
Carter Newell expands Sydney insurance team
Carter Newell has introduced two new lawyers to the firm, who will join its growing Sydney insurance team. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
21 Sep 2018
Primary Health Care acquires seven specialist hospitals
Cooper Grace Ward has acted for Montserrat Day Hospitals on the sale of its hospital and healthcare business to Primary Health Care in a deal seen as ...
20 Sep 2018
How to establish yourself as a sole practitioner
Technological advancements, social media and evolving methods of legal service delivery are all making it much easier for lawyers to get themselves se...
20 Sep 2018
Colin Biggers & Paisley expands Sydney office
Colin Biggers & Paisley has bolstered its Sydney office with the appointment of two additional staff. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
19 Sep 2018
Lawyer struck off for derogatory comments and threatening behaviour
A former NSW-based practitioner has been removed from the roll following findings of professional misconduct and unsatisfactory professional conduct f...
19 Sep 2018
Maddocks lawyer highlights future blockchain opportunities
A Maddocks senior associate has offered his perspective on the biggest opportunities and challenges set to impact Aussie lawyers practising in the blo...
18 Sep 2018
South Sydney lawyer guilty of professional misconduct
The former principal of a Kogarah-based firm has been found guilty of professional misconduct, with a decision on protective orders stood over for a s...
18 Sep 2018
Macpherson Kelley nabs ATO officer
Macpherson Kelley has bolstered its tax practice with the recruitment of a senior executive officer from the Australian Taxation Office. Write...
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