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The Bar
28 May 2018
Have you got an end-of-life plan?
Lawyers are encouraging us to think about how we want our lives to end as part of a campaign to record end-of-life wishes with a free online tool call...
Justice Carolyn Simpson
25 May 2018
‘Trailblazer’ appointed to lead NSW consent law review
The NSW Attorney-General has announced that one of the state’s most experienced Supreme Court justices will oversee a review of the law of consent i...
Legal Aid Lawyer
23 May 2018
Legal Aid lawyer appointed to NSW Children’s Court
The current solicitor in charge of the Children’s Legal Service has been named as a new magistrate for NSW Children’s Court. Write comment...
17 May 2018
PwC partner accepts director appointment for Vic Legal Aid Board
The state government of Victoria has named a new legal aid board director, who has worked at a big four consulting firm for the last 29 years. ...
10 May 2018
Criminal barrister joins Vic County Court bench
Mandy Fox QC, who was the counsel assisting the coroner for the Bourke Street inquest, is the newest judge to be appointed in Victoria. Write ...
3 May 2018
Former SA barrister dodges prison time after $180k theft
A former Adelaide-based barrister has avoided prison after he was found to have stolen approximately $180,000 from an elderly parishioner at his chu...
30 Apr 2018
Victorian Crown Counsel appointed to Supreme Court
A respected silk has this month joined the bench of the Supreme Court of Victoria. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
30 Apr 2018
Townsville welcomes new judge
The Queensland Law Society has announced the appointment of a new judge who will take to the Townsville Federal Circuit Court. Write comment ...
27 Apr 2018
Michelle Quigley first woman to lead VCAT
Justice Michelle Quigley has been announced as the new Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) president, just five months after being appo...
19 Apr 2018
Emojis in law: Making a mess of messaging
Emojis feel like they’ve been around forever because they substitute for some of the nuance lost in written text, especially when tone and physical ...
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Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
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The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agree...