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Aug 20 2018

‘Cast your net as widely as possible’: A word to law graduates

With competition at an all-time high, its vital for Australian law graduates to keep options open, a...
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Why is Peter Paradise still able to practice?
Following news that former Herbert Smith Freehills partner Peter Paradise had set up shop with a bou...
Aug 20 2018
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BigLaw firms unite for ‘groundbreaking’ diversity strategy
Eleven law firms have joined forces in an effort to shine a spotlight on cultural diversity in Aust...
Aug 20 2018
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APPOINTMENTS
South America, globe
Aug 17 2018
DLA Piper reaches affiliation agreement with Argentine firm
Global firm DLA Piper has continued to expand its presence in Latin and South America with the estab...
expands private wealth team
Aug 16 2018
Melbourne boutique expands private wealth team
A Melbourne-based boutique law firm has appointed a new principal solicitor as it looks to bolster i...
Appointment, magistrates, county judges
Aug 16 2018
Vic appoints 5 new magistrates, 4 new county judges
The Andrews government in Victoria has elevated five practitioners to the bench of the Magistrate’...

 

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A stress-free guide to breastfeeding at work
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