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SME Law
20 Mar 2018
East coast firm tipped to become latest to join mid-tier merger mania
An established law firm with offices on Australia’s eastern seaboard is speculated to become the latest set to consolidate their offering by mergi...
appoints new special counsel
20 Mar 2018
Blackstone Waterhouse appoints new special counsel
The national construction and property firm has bolstered its environment and planning group with the appointment. Write comment (0 Comments)...
Law firm questions Duties Office position on stamp duty
20 Mar 2018
Law firm questions Duties Office position on stamp duty, SMSFs
A narrow interpretation of a change to the NSW Duties Act by the Duties Office may see SMSFs miss out on some of the flexibility of the change where t...
19 Mar 2018
Cooper Grace Ward adds to tax team
The Aussie firm has announced the appointment of a new special counsel within its tax practice. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
16 Mar 2018
CrownBet founders sign off on ‘milestone’ deals
Arnold Bloch Leibler has advised the founders of CrownBet on a series of transactions worth in excess of $5 billion. Write comment (0 Comment...
15 Mar 2018
How a small firm reimagined itself by making a film
Our firm has traditionally had an image problem. The problem being, we haven’t had much of an image outside of the people who have worked with us, w...
15 Mar 2018
Firm lashes out at Canberra’s ‘farcical’ national redress scheme
Maurice Blackburn has accused the orchestrators behind a national redress scheme that was established to assist survivors of institutional child abuse...
13 Mar 2018
Class action against Aussie banks on the cards
A major law firm is investigating a potential class action on behalf of bank consumers for credit card insurance deemed to be “seemingly worthless...
12 Mar 2018
Law firm's provocative job ad causes a stir
Debate has begun raging within the legal and business communities after the partner of a Brisbane law firm used inappropriate and discriminatory langu...
9 Mar 2018
Podcast: The secrets behind the Sole Practitioner of the Year's success
On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Tom Lodewyke is joined by accredited family law specialist and founder of Hetherington Legal, Jennifer Het...
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The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
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