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A Victorian lawyer has left the partnership of a national firm to start a new gig with state governm...
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National firm recruits ‘major asset’
A national law firm has announced it has appointed a new corporate partner who brings over 15 years'...
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Reform is looming for the process that young transgender Australians and their families must currently follow to get access to stage 2 treatment for gender alignment, wri...
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On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much that is amusing about the law, writes Geoff Roberson. ...
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