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SME Law
19 May 2017
‘Fundamental misunderstanding’ of retainer costs lawyer $5K
A veteran Perth lawyer has been hit with a $5,000 penalty and other disciplinary conditions after a misconduct finding by the Western Australia State ...
Microphone
18 May 2017
McCabes discusses life in law
Australian boutique firm McCabes Lawyers has launched a new audio series focusing on “dinner party” legal issues. Write comment (0 Commen...
legal service
17 May 2017
Family law firm gives back to community through new clinic
A family law firm is in the midst of launching a new monthly legal service to promote access to justice in its community. Write comment (0 Co...
17 May 2017
Crunch time for orchard sale
Jubilee Almonds has been advised on the sale of its orchards to Select Harvests. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
15 May 2017
WA firm recruits two
Murfett Legal is pleased to announce it has appointed two new members of staff. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
12 May 2017
Lawyer caught in sticky situation
A post-it note that a Jindabyne lawyer slapped on to a bundle of documents and sent off for his clients to sign has been his unravelling, with a profe...
12 May 2017
Perth firm hires IR specialist
A Western Australian commercial law firm has appointed a new special counsel to lead its industrial relations practice. Write comment (0 Comm...
11 May 2017
Boutique transforming people’s perceptions of lawyers
A boutique law firm has successfully set up its practice to change the way people think about their lawyers, while enforcing a genuine approach to fle...
20 Apr 2017
David can now challenge Goliath
Taking on an opponent with ‘unlimited’ resources has historically been a daunting prospect, which has arguably deterred the pursuit of a number of...
6 Apr 2017
Regional firm bucking the trend for women in law
A regional law firm has implemented a number of innovative programs and flexible working conditions to see the bulk of its female staff return to work...
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