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SME Law
27 Feb 2018
Boutique communications firm promotes new partner
An innovation, media and communications firm has announced the appointment of a new partner for its growing creative, tech and advertising spheres. ...
Sydney, Australia
23 Feb 2018
Kain Lawyers moves to Sydney
After 14 years of being based in Adelaide, Kain Lawyers has revealed it is expanding its operations to Sydney, building on the groundwork laid by wor...
Lawyer flags risks with unanswered correspondence
23 Feb 2018
Lawyer flags risks with unanswered correspondence
An Australian lawyer has cautioned professionals on the risks with unanswered emails, following a scenario where a financial services provider was de...
22 Feb 2018
Boutique’s recruitment to target new markets
An SME law firm has hired additional five employees with the purpose of servicing new markets, including the South Australian councils, government dep...
22 Feb 2018
QLD lawyer advocates for medics’ right to refuse treatment
Queenslanders have had a gutful of frontline emergency workers “being treated like punching bags”, according to a Gold Coast-based insurance lawye...
21 Feb 2018
Landmark hotel changes hands
A popular St Kilda hotel has been acquired by a Melbournian pub owner for $55 million. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
21 Feb 2018
IP firm appoints ‘rising star’
A boutique patent and trademark attorney firm has announced it has recruited a young gun to its fold. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
21 Feb 2018
Prominent barrister appointed to Landers board
Independent Australian firm Lander & Rogers has announced the appointment of a barrister and renowned expert in technology and the law to its boar...
20 Feb 2018
Frustration grows over unis ‘cashing in’ on law grad oversupply
The issue of law grad oversupply has reared its head again with a number of Lawyers Weekly readers expressing their frustration over some universities...
20 Feb 2018
Injury lawyer raises alarm on ‘unfair’ medical negligence claims
An injury compensation lawyer has issued a warning over his state’s legal system, saying it is unfairly geared against negligence claims against doc...
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Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
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The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
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