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SME Law
18 Jul 2018
Lawyer linked to ‘anti-mosque’ campaigns able to practice again
A Sydney-based lawyer who has been connected to various anti-mosque campaigns has regained his privilege to practice law following an attempt by the C...
new appointments
18 Jul 2018
Meridian reveals 8 new appointments
Australian law firm Meridian Lawyers has announced the appointment of a new principal and seven internal promotions. Write comment (0 Comment...
new prinicipal, WARD Lawyers, Chantal Reigo, hire, appointment
17 Jul 2018
Melbourne boutique hires new principal
Victoria-based boutique firm WARD Lawyers has appointed a new commercial litigation and insolvency principal. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
17 Jul 2018
The brave new world of data security
It is prudent to be scared rather than brave in the modern world of data breaches and cyber attacks, where criminal enterprise endeavours to breach e...
17 Jul 2018
Keypoint adds 2 consulting principals
Keypoint Law has announced the appointments of two additional consulting principals. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
16 Jul 2018
Sydney Shire lawyer has practising certificate downgraded
A partner at Owen Hodge Lawyers, based in Sydney’s Shire region, will only be permitted to apply for registration as an employed solicitor from now ...
16 Jul 2018
How innovation is upending family law
As legal professionals begin to pivot around new technologies and business models, family lawyers are starting to see a rise in innovative methods of ...
16 Jul 2018
Firm announces NSW expansion
An Australian law firm will debut in NSW with the recruitment of injury law and employment law specialists. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
16 Jul 2018
Cooper Grace Ward promotes 7
Australian law firm, Cooper Grace Ward, has announced seven promotions, effective 1 July. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
13 Jul 2018
Gumtree legal spruiker wins appeal on spent conviction
A West Australian man who offered legal assistance for reward via a Gumtree advertisement has won an appeal in the WA Court of Appeal regarding a lowe...
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APPOINTMENTS
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New Brisbane partner for Thomson Geer
Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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LGBTI workplace, Australian Workplace Equality Index’s 2018 Employee Survey Analysis
Sep 24 2018
Putting the 'T' into LGBTI workplace inclusion
In a post-marriage equality world, there is a high risk that active support for LGBTI workplace incl...
prepare law sudents, future legal work
Sep 5 2018
How do we prepare law students for the future of legal work?
“A law degree can take you anywhere.” Those were the words of a lecturer on the first day of my ...
Speech bubble, designer's mindset
Aug 15 2018
Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
New approaches are needed in legal design thinking, writes Andrea Perry-Petersen. ...