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Salim Mehajer’s sister struck off NSW roll
May 23 2018

Salim Mehajer’s sister struck off NSW roll

The sister of disgraced former deputy mayor of Auburn City Council Salim Mehajer was today removed a...
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Getting to ‘no’ – A guide for lawyers
Lawyers are there to fight for, defend and represent their clients. They master every argument, scen...
May 23 2018
Defence lawyer found guilty of professional misconduct
A prominent Adelaide defence lawyer has been found guilty of professional misconduct after making fa...
May 23 2018
May 24 2018
Boutique firm appoints new head of succession and elder law
A Woolloongabba-based practice has hired a new senior lawyer as part of its expansion plans. ...
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May 22 2018
National firm expands tax team
A national law firm has appointed an experienced tax lawyer as a partner in its Melbourne office. ...
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May 21 2018
Canberra office claims rival talent
A mid-tier firm has announced the appointment of a third partner in Canberra since the start of May....


Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
With Anzac Day almost here, we should be aware of where we can legally play Two-up, and also consider the extent of our civic duty, writes Natalia Kamusinski. ...
The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
There are numerous avenues that individuals and institutions can take when promoting diversity in the workplace, writes Natalia Kamusinski.  ...
Why lawyers should focus on healthy eating at work
Eating healthily in the workplace can have long-standing benefits for lawyers, whereas skipping meals or snacking can adversely impact upon both your health and productiv...

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Legal Aid lawyer appointed to NSW Children’s Court
The current solicitor in charge of the Children’s Legal Service has been named as a new magistrate for NSW Children’s Court. ...
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May 18 2018
Bakers turns it on for Barangaroo office
For Baker McKenzie, a move to Barangaroo wasn’t without some serious design overhaul.
Newcastle panel to inspire next generation of lawyers
Members of the profession are invited to hear from three female partners, who will each speak on a panel designed to inspire the up-and-come
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