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21 Aug 2018
Aussie law firm adds construction specialist
An Australian law firm has hired a new construction litigator in an effort to build out its practice in the local market. Write comment (0 Co...
Storms, disaster, catastrophes, how it affects insurance,
21 Aug 2018
When storms become catastrophes – and how that affects insurance
Storms and floods are extremely damaging, not just for properties, but also for individuals and the communities they inhabit, writes William Roberts L...
17 Aug 2018
Aussie law firm to pay owed advertising debts
An Australian law firm has lost an appeal to dismiss debt upwards of $37,000 owed to the Victorian Radio Network, following “ineffective” advertis...
17 Aug 2018
AFL violence – Police must step in
The AFL is an essential feature of Australian culture. Playing AFL contributes to the health of millions of Australians and the sport’s concepts of ...
16 Aug 2018
Melbourne boutique expands private wealth team
A Melbourne-based boutique law firm has appointed a new principal solicitor as it looks to bolster its private wealth practice. Write comment ...
16 Aug 2018
Why cyber security is everyone’s business
The recent introduction of the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) Scheme in February this year, as well as the GDPR in Europe in May, has brought cyber se...
16 Aug 2018
Macpherson Kelley on boards 3 new principals
Macpherson Kelley has announced three new appointments across its commercial, intellectual property and family law practice areas. Write comme...
16 Aug 2018
Court case an estate planning lesson for blended families
A dispute over an SMSF heard by the Victorian Supreme Court has further highlighted some of the complications that can arise with estate planning for ...
15 Aug 2018
NSW Law Society fails to have solicitor struck off
The Civil and Administrative Tribunal has fined and reprimanded a solicitor found guilty of professional misconduct but was not persuaded to have him ...
15 Aug 2018
McCabe Curwood adds two new principals
Newly-merged mid-tier firm McCabe Curwood has promoted one lawyer, and hired another, both to the position of principal in its insurance group. ...
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