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Nov 21 2018

81% of whistleblower cases end in negative repercussions, research says

New findings from Griffith University and Governance Institute have shown alarming levels of deleter...
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LIV requests judicial independence for injuries to emergency workers
The LIV has called on the government to protect judicial independence and discretion by reneging on ...
Nov 21 2018
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Bravery (at work) and pregnancy go hand-in-hand
I’ve recently just announced that I’m leaving a wonderful firm to join an innovative NewLaw firm...
Nov 21 2018
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APPOINTMENTS
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Nov 20 2018
Keypoint Law appoints 2 new principals
Keypoint Law has named two new consulting principals in its Sydney office, expanding its corporate, ...
Nov 19 2018
National insurance firm poaches liability team
A national specialist insurance firm has poached five people from a rival specialist insurance and c...
Nov 19 2018
Australian Bar welcomes new president
The Australian Bar Association welcomed the election of its new president, Jennifer Batrouney QC, wh...

 

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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...
Bravery (at work) and pregnancy go hand-in-hand
I’ve recently just announced that I’m leaving a wonderful firm to join an innovative NewLaw firm. This wouldn’t normally be that newsworthy but at nine months pregn...
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...

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Buslink acquired by Singaporean transport company
Lander & Rogers has advised Singapore-headquartered company ComfortDelGro Group on its acquisiti...
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Western Victoria wind farm development underway
Herbert Smith Freehills and Gilbert + Tobin have acted as legal advisers in the development of a new...
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Small business lender makes $31m capital raising
HopgoodGanim Lawyers has advised small business lender Lumi Financial Holdings Limited on a componen...
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Nov 21 2018
Vic Bar rejects proposed publishing of ‘performance data’
The Victorian Bar has condemned the state opposition’s proposal to publish data about the performance and productivity of local judges and...
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Nov 20 2018
Reforms clearing NSW District Court backlog
Reforms implemented to “tackle delays” in the NSW District Court over 2016 and 2017 have successfully and “significantly” increased ...
Nov 19 2018
Australian Bar welcomes new president
The Australian Bar Association welcomed the election of its new president, Jennifer Batrouney QC, who will serve for the 2018–19 year, rep...
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Nov 16 2018
International ties
Using e-discovery to make connections across the globe. ...
Sep 26 2018
A letter to my law student self
To my law student self (some 15 years or so ago), this is just a little letter to you (from me now) ...
Sep 20 2018
How to establish yourself as a sole practitioner
Technological advancements, social media and evolving methods of legal service delivery are all maki...
Sep 13 2018
How litigation funding can work for Corporates
Promoted by Augusta Ventures. Litigation funding enables companies to monetise valid commercial dis...
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Nov 5 2018
Introducing TMX – Electronic bundles and case preparation made easy
Promoted by Epiq. Advances in technology are improving the ways we approach dispute resolution and d...
Sep 19 2018
Cloud dictation – now with Australian-based hosting
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Sep 10 2018
Finally, a dedicated finance broker for lawyers
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Oct 29 2018
Breaking free of the law school bubble
Law school is like a bubble because within its domed walls, some of the state’s top 2 per cent of ...
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Oct 19 2018
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 ...
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Sep 28 2018
College of Law introduces ‘cutting-edge’ new program
The College of Law has announced the development of a new legal business degree commencing in 2019, ...
Legal technology, profession
Sep 25 2018
Legal tech is the pacemaker our profession needs
Having a heart condition from such an early age has made me realise how crucial technology is to our...
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Nov 14 2018
Coleman Greig supports Western Sydney’s female athletes
The Western Sydney Academy of Sport has had a monetary boost, through the support of Coleman Greig Lawyers.
Landers looks to help provide workplace opportunities for South Sudanese communities
National firm Lander & Rogers has teamed up with local business leaders in Melbourne on an initiative to help young people in the South
Former high court judge to wed
Renowned former High Court judge Michael Kirby has revealed he will marry long-term partner Johan van Vloten, despite previously announcing
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