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SME Law
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 ...
NSW Law Society
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 ...
two new principals, McCabe Curwood
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. ...
14 Aug 2018
Lawyer and SMSF auditor permanently banned by ASIC
The director of Sunnyside Financial Group has been banned by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for breaching independence requireme...
14 Aug 2018
Jackson McDonald launches flexible freelance service
Western Australia’s Jackson McDonald has recently announced the launch of a new service to place carefully selected freelance lawyers with organisat...
13 Aug 2018
Greater Western Sydney firm announces new promotions
Coleman Greig Lawyers has announced two new appointments as the firm expands throughout the Western Sydney region. Write comment (0 Comments)...
10 Aug 2018
2 McCabe Curwood teams to relocate outside of Sydney CBD
As part of its plans for a more mobile, flexible and agile workplace, mid-tier firm McCabe Curwood will open a new office in the northern Sydney subur...
10 Aug 2018
SEQ Translink contract negotiations finalised
Piper Alderman and MinterEllison have advised numerous bus operators and the Queensland Government, respectively, on the South-East Queensland Transli...
10 Aug 2018
Firm bolsters Sydney service offering
An Australian law firm has bolstered its Sydney CBD and Illawarra presence with the promotion of four of its staff. Write comment (0 Comments...
10 Aug 2018
KCL Law promotes new principal lawyer
KCL Law has appointed a new principal lawyer within its estate group, effective 1 August. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
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New Brisbane partner for Thomson Geer
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WA’s Law Access appoints new company director and chairman
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Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
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What is the return on investment for legal marketing?
The biggest obstacle most have to answering these questions is an inability to understand the ROI of...
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Oct 1 2018
Legal education issues are highlighting vulnerability of students
A significant source of vulnerability in students is insufficient education concerning their rights,...
Sep 26 2018
A letter to my law student self
To my law student self (some 15 years or so ago), this is just a little letter to you (from me now) ...