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SME Law
18 Apr 2018
Does the Maternity Leave Scheme really protect working mothers?
The laws surrounding maternity leave are shiny, but scratch the surface and they are not as foolproof as they appear to be, Christie Toy writes. ...
Appoints new principal, KCL Law
17 Apr 2018
KCL Law appoints new principal
A Melbourne-based firm has announced the promotion of one of its special counsels to the role of principal lawyer. Write comment (0 Comments)...
17 Apr 2018
Aged care homes should be ‘named and shamed’
Aged-care providers in Queensland that handed off thousands of elderly residents to hospital emergency departments rather than provide in-house medica...
16 Apr 2018
Law firm founder calls for abolishment of onerous billable hour ‘tyranny’
The founder of an Australian law firm has expressed the need for less billable hour targets as a way to help address the growing mental health crisis ...
16 Apr 2018
CBP expands Brisbane property practice
Colin Biggers & Paisley has hired two new special counsel to join its Brisbane office. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
13 Apr 2018
Thomson Geer nabs Dentons partner and team of 8
The Australian firm has revealed a new partner has come on board, bringing with him a team of eight. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
13 Apr 2018
Top tips: How and when to use an expert
There’s no doubt that an expert can provide vital independent scientific, technical, or other specialised knowledge that may assist in the understan...
12 Apr 2018
The importance of managing super for boutique, sole practitioner lawyers
While it is important for all lawyers to be aware of what is happening with their superannuation, it is particularly pertinent for business owners in ...
12 Apr 2018
Commonwealth Games prompts reimbursement of GC businesses, lawyer says
A Gold Coast lawyer says the state government should offer reimbursement to local businesses “devastated” by this year’s Commonwealth Games. ...
10 Apr 2018
Dibbs’ ‘brilliant negotiator’ destined for new firm
The Sydney office of a national firm has announced that one of the last remaining DibbsBarker partners will join its ranks, with the final days of the...
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