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New platform, digital technology
Jun 18 2018

New platform claims disruption of briefing process

A Victorian lawyer has launched a technology solution for what she considers to be the “endless ch...
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Paradise resurfaces at boutique
Peter Paradise, the former top-tier lawyer who was ousted from the Herbert Smith Freehills partnersh...
Jun 18 2018
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Australia's top partners revealed
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with Major, Lindsey & Africa, is pleased to reveal the winners fo...
Jun 18 2018
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Keypoint names new consulting principal
Keypoint Law has revealed it has bolstered its Melbourne presence by recruiting a new consulting pri...
female equity director
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KHQ Lawyers appoints first female equity director
Melbourne-based boutique firm KHQ has appointed its first female equity director and fifth overall. ...
family law practice, scales of justice
Jun 18 2018
National law firm expands family law practice
A national law firm has announced that it has bolstered its Sydney-based family law team. ...

 

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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, ...
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.  ...

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New heights for Sydney Harbour Bridge attraction
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ASX-listed companies to merge
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New platform, digital technology
Jun 18 2018
New platform claims disruption of briefing process
A Victorian lawyer has launched a technology solution for what she considers to be the “endless chase” of briefing a barrister.  ...
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High Court judge reflects on hard-fought battle for women in law
It has been 100 years since NSW passed the Women’s Status Act, which gave women the right to practice as solicitors and barristers in the ...
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NSW Bar welcomes ‘critical’ legal access in terrorism trials
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Law and LGBTQI rights: Where are we at?
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The RegTech influence
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Lawyer, soar high, clouds, outback air race
Jun 13 2018
Lawyer to soar high for upcoming outback air race
An aviation lawyer will soon take to the skies as part of this year’s Outback Air Race.
Law Access bestowed $50k to strengthen service to WA community
The not-for-profit organisation was awarded $50,000 by The McCusker Charitable Foundation, a gift it says will bolster its ability to serv
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