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27 Jul 2018
Maddocks expands Canberra office
Maddocks has recruited a former Sparke Helmore Lawyers special counsel to bolster its office in Australia’s capital city. Write comment (0...
Jessica Kerr,key to balancing wellness and a small business
26 Jul 2018
The key to balancing wellness and a small business
Lawyers Weekly spoke with Sinclair + May director Jessica Kerr about how to manage the establishment of a boutique firm while also ensuring that you...
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26 Jul 2018
Former Mills lawyer spearheads new firm outside billable hour model
A former Mills Oakley senior associate has opened up shop to a new firm, with a promise to forgo billable hours and focus on injecting “business bas...
26 Jul 2018
Calix offers $65 million on ASX
Piper Alderman has advised platform technology company Calix on their initial public offering on the ASX. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
25 Jul 2018
Lawyer convicted of fraud struck off roll
A sole practitioner, who late last year was convicted of one count of fraud and given a 12-month suspended jail sentence, has now been removed from th...
25 Jul 2018
Fixed-pricing better for clients and competition
A Townsville-based firm, that moved away from time-based billing seven years ago, has argued for the introduction of fixed-pricing across the boards s...
23 Jul 2018
Judgment in on ASIC application against Aussie firm
The Federal Court has reached its decision on an application brought by ASIC seeking contempt findings against an Australian law firm. Write c...
23 Jul 2018
Lawyer condemns ‘disgraceful’ compensation caps in redress scheme
There are fears that victims of institutional child sex abuse will be “short-changed” by what’s being dubbed as arbitrary tables used in the gov...
23 Jul 2018
Firm marks office relocation with bolstered partnership
An Australian mid-tier firm has opened up shop to a new Brisbane office and doubled its local partnership. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
20 Jul 2018
Lawyer barred from practice until 2021
A Brisbane-based lawyer will not be able to hold a practising certificate until early 2021, following a finding of professional misconduct and crimina...
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