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The Bar
12 May 2009
Chief Justice scrutinises personality and justice
THE Chief Justice of Australia's highest court has scrutinised how an advocate's personality and personal values impact their administration of justic...
11 May 2009
News in brief: Takeovers Panel; Magistrate in sex case
Takeovers Panel appoints new legal guns; Sex case against Adelaide magistrate dropped Write comment (0 Comments) ...
9 May 2009
Barristers face pay lag as financials crumble
Barristers are voicing concerns about pay as law firms and their clients lag on bill payments. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
8 May 2009
Devil in detail of court restructure: Aus Bar
"The devil, and God, will be in the detail" of the recently announced restructure of the Federal, Federal Magistrates and Family courts, according to ...
8 May 2009
Aus barrister had legs stretched to be taken seriously
A soon-to-be Queensland lawyer endured nine months of excruciating pain having her legs broken and stretched in a bid to be taken seriously. Wr...
7 May 2009
Einfeld admits he is not fit to practice law: lawyer
Marcus Einfeld, the embattled former Federal Court judge, wants to remove himself from the New South Wales Bar Association, the NSW Supreme Court has ...
6 May 2009
Law Council welcomes court restructure
The Law Council has welcomed the proposed overhaul of the Federal, Magistrates and Family courts. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
5 May 2009
Federal Magistrates Court scrapped in govt cost cutting
The Federal Magistrates Court is going to be scrapped as part of a federal government bid to make the court system more affordable for users. _x000D_ ...
4 May 2009
NSW criminal courts handed new powers
New South Wales judges will be able to impose a tight rein on lawyers and force intensive pre-trial conferences following the release of a landmark re...
4 May 2009
Barristers consider 'no win, no fee' arrangements
In a bid to cut costs some leading UK barristers and chambers are increasing their use of conditional fee arrangements (CFAs). Write comment (...
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