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The Bar
12 Mar 2018
Former cop appointed to Vic Coroners Court
Victorian Attorney-General Martin Pakula has announced the appointment of a barrister and former policeman to the Coroners Court of Victoria. ...
Professionals, business people
9 Mar 2018
Administration of justice depends on diversity at the bar, Arthur Moses says
The president of the NSW Bar Association, Arthur Moses SC, has used International Women’s Day to declare “we can do better” when it comes to nur...
Kerri Judd QC
8 Mar 2018
First woman appointed Victorian Director of Public Prosecutions
Kerri Judd QC has been picked to replace former Victorian Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) John Champion, who recently joined the Supreme Court b...
5 Mar 2018
Serious sex offender scheme becomes official in Victoria
Victoria’s new post-sentence scheme for the management of serious sex offenders has been implemented, with a former State Coroner appointed to chair...
5 Mar 2018
Replacement named for retiring WA Children’s Court president
Julie Wager will be sworn in as the new president of the WA Children’s Court, following the retirement of Justice Denis Reynolds this month. ...
5 Mar 2018
Shining a spotlight on Australian digital currency tax laws
It comes without much surprise that taxation offices around the world are having to keep up with the growing trend of cryptocurrency and the tax impli...
2 Mar 2018
Lawmakers hash out how to handle ‘multi-jurisdictional battles’ over data access
Some of the world’s brightest minds are developing a legal framework for accessing internet data across international borders, as a landmark court c...
2 Mar 2018
Three new judicial appointments for WA
The WA Attorney-General has announced the appointment of three new judicial officers on the bench of the state’s District and Supreme Courts. ...
28 Feb 2018
Cleaning company taken to court amid claims of breaching Fair Work laws
The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced action against Spotless Services Australia Limited, in a case that is hoped to clarify what situations redundanc...
26 Feb 2018
Calls to scrap proposed family law measure
A parliamentary hearing has heard that the proposed Parenting Management Hearings should be abolished, with funds to be re-invested to reduce “unacc...
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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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