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The Bar
25 Jan 2018
LSNSW mourns slain Bankstown lawyer Ho Ledinh
The Law Society of NSW has voiced its dismay at the shooting of the criminal lawyer. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
Australian Flag
25 Jan 2018
This week in history: Nation appoints first Australian-born Governor-General
Sir Isaac Isaacs became the nation’s first Australian-born Governor-General, when he was appointed on 22 January 1931. Write comment (1 Com...
Scales of justice, judge
25 Jan 2018
First hearing imminent for banking royal commission
The first hearing date has been set for the Royal Commission into the financial services industry. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
24 Jan 2018
Debate rises over Victorian judiciary attack
The Victorian Bar has become the latest to go on record condemning recent political attacks on the Victorian judiciary, however some in the legal prof...
24 Jan 2018
Vic Barrister who helped stop major heritage redevelopment joins Supreme Court
Michelle Quigley QC, who assisted a coalition to oppose the redevelopment of St Heliers villa estate in inner city Melbourne, has been appointed to th...
24 Jan 2018
Building finish for NSW coroner’s complex slated for early 2019
Efforts to relocate the state coroner’s facilities from Glebe to Lidcombe are on track, according to NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard. Write...
23 Jan 2018
WA to close ‘legal loophole’ on gender reassignment laws
Laws in Western Australia will soon change to permit married people to undergo gender reassignment surgery. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
22 Jan 2018
Legal body disappointed with DPP emails leaked to tabloid
The NSW Bar Association has expressed “profound disappointment” over leaked emails from the NSW DPP senior Crown prosecutor that made headlines in...
19 Jan 2018
Three criminal lawyers named NSW magistrates
The NSW Attorney-General has announced the appointment of three new local court magistrates. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
18 Jan 2018
Lawyer highlights ‘unintended consequences’ on SSM estate planning
A succession lawyer has warned that the right for same-sex couples to legally marry could have a substantial impact on their estate planning. ...
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Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
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