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Jul 16 2018

5 judges appointed for Vic Supreme Court, Court of Appeal

The Victorian state government has elevated two judges to the Court of Appeal and appointed three ne...
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Sydney Shire lawyer has practising certificate downgraded
A partner at Owen Hodge Lawyers, based in Sydney’s Shire region, will only be permitted to apply f...
Jul 16 2018
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How innovation is upending family law
As legal professionals begin to pivot around new technologies and business models, family lawyers ar...
Jul 16 2018
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Melbourne boutique hires new principal
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Melbourne boutique hires new principal
Victorian-based boutique firm WARD Lawyers has appointed a new commercial litigation and insolvency ...
Hire, appointment, consulting principals, keypoint
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Keypoint adds 2 consulting principals
Keypoint Law has announced the appointments of two additional consulting principals. ...
Barrister wigt, supreme court, court of appeal
Jul 16 2018
5 judges appointed for Vic Supreme Court, Court of Appeal
The Victorian state government has elevated two judges to the Court of Appeal and appointed three ne...

 

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5 things to think about when signing or renegotiating your employment contract
The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agreeing to your salary and doing little more than skimming the fine print ...
Judiciary need to recognise importance of ADHD on crime
The perimeter walls and enclosed within them harbour some of Australia’s most dangerous inmates but among them are many burdened with a condition that has seen some fal...
Racial vilification in sport and s18C
The story of professional AFL player Joel Wilkinson rocked the sporting world earlier this month and demonstrated that despite our growth as a nation and as a community, ...

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Family law reform — Beyond the proposed merger
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While the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) is still a long way away from completing the first comprehensive review of the family law ...
GDPR has arrived, what does it mean for Australian law firms?
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Cleanaway advised on NSW waste-to-energy project
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Scales of Justice, court, struggle
Jul 13 2018
Courts struggling with demand spike
Two bodies have called for the fast-track construction of a new multi-jurisdiction court complex in the Macarthur region, with the current f...
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Judiciary need to recognise importance of ADHD on crime
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NT to see new Local Court judge
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The RegTech influence
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Australian National University Law School, library, books, Juris Doctor degree
Jul 13 2018
ANU revamps JD degree
The Australian National University Law School will be offering a reformed Juris Doctor degree in 201...
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UQ’s research project to bolster law student opportunities
Legal researchers from the University of Queensland are set to unveil a new project which will help...
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Brave international judges needed to champion trial rights, barrister says
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Jul 16 2018
Gilbert + Tobin goes carbon neutral
National law firm Gilbert + Tobin has moved to reduce its impact upon the environment by becoming carbon neutral across its Sydney, Melbourn
KWM, DFAT co-host foreign policy symposium
Global firm King & Wood Mallesons and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have co-hosted the “first ever industry symposium”
UQ secures victory in international maritime law moot
The University of Queensland has won its second major international mooting title of the year, after coming out on top of the 19th Internati
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