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Oct 19 2018

NSW Public Defenders and barrister battle over alleged ‘systemic failures’ in recruitment process

A Wollongong-based barrister has penned an explosive open letter to the NSW Public Defenders office,...
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NSW lawyer struck off for professional misconduct
A NSW-based solicitor has been removed from the roll following a finding of professional misconduct ...
Oct 19 2018
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Get asylum seeker children off Nauru now: LCA
The Law Council of Australia has called for asylum seeker children and their families to be moved ou...
Oct 19 2018
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Oct 18 2018
HSF corporate head takes on new role at NRF
The former head of Herbert Smith Freehills’ corporate team in Melbourne has departed the global fi...
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Oct 18 2018
National firm adds to employment and safety team
Colin, Biggers & Paisley has recruited a new partner who takes to the firm’s Sydney-based empl...
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Oct 17 2018
Barrister heads to Victoria’s Coroners Court
A member of the Victorian Bar for over two decades has been declared the new coroner of the Coroners...

 

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Legal education issues are highlighting vulnerability of students
A significant source of vulnerability in students is insufficient education concerning their rights, writes Australian Law Students’ Association vice president (educati...
What is the return on investment for legal marketing?
The biggest obstacle most have to answering these questions is an inability to understand the ROI of investing in their brand, writes Beyond Billables co-founder Maciek M...
So, I didn’t get a clerkship…now what?
For those who didn’t get offered summer clerkships with law firms across the country, there still remains light at the end of the tunnel, writes Monash law student Flyn...

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Relocation a crumbling bridge too far to cross
Australia’s Family Court has always been an adversarial system, writes Armstrong Legal's Peter Magee. ...
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Victoria welcomes new County Court judge
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Oct 16 2018
Mills Oakley steps it out to raise funds
National law firm Mills Oakley have stepped up to take part in a challenge that sees it raise funds for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance.
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A Melbourne businessman has used his past experiences as a lawyer to turn his attention instead to dressing them, in a career change he says
HSF celebrates 100 years of NSW women in law
Herbert Smith Freehills has recently celebrated the first 100 years of women in law in NSW, with a cocktail event in honour of the milestone
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