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SME Law
17 Oct 2017
Lander & Rogers recruits 2 new partners
The Australian law firm has welcomed two new partners to its workplace relations and safety practice. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
Recruited, handshake, east coast firepower
17 Oct 2017
Aus firm adds ‘east coast firepower’
Two partners have been recruited to add new depth to an Australian firm’s east coast presence. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
Gillian Triggs
16 Oct 2017
Human rights ‘champions’ named RACS patrons
Michael Kirby and Gillian Triggs have been announced as the inaugural patrons of the Refugee Advice and Casework Service. Write comment (0 Co...
13 Oct 2017
Podcast: Why does this lawyer have half a beard?
In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Tom Lodewyke is joined by Ross Mackay, a solicitor at the NSW branch of the Environmental Defenders Office...
12 Oct 2017
Vic firm announces ‘ambitious’ expansion
A Melbourne-based SME law firm has announced plans to expand its community services network.  Write comment (0 Comments) ...
11 Oct 2017
Aus firm grows insurance arm
An Australian law firm has bolstered its insurance practice with the appointment of a new special counsel. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
10 Oct 2017
Law firms bypassing recruitment agencies in ‘war on talent’
A rising number of law firms are choosing to introduce internal recruitment teams, as opposed to relying on external agencies to source talent for the...
10 Oct 2017
Natixis advised on IML acquisition
Natixis Global Asset Management has acquired a majority stake in Investors Mutual Limited. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
9 Oct 2017
Clarendon loses property lawyer to mid-tier rival
A mid-tier firm has recruited a former director of Clarendon Lawyers as a special counsel in its property team. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
6 Oct 2017
Law conference to discuss workplace ‘Uberfication’
The Australian Lawyers Alliance has announced the agenda for its 2017 national conference, featuring sessions about the ‘Uberfication’ of the mode...
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