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Nicole Murdoch
Apr 18 2019

Boutique firm calls out pollies ahead of federal election

Political parties are not fully grasping the reality of hustings now taking place online, as evidenc...
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‘I’m a problem-solver and a persuader’: McLeod
Speaking from the campaign trail in the Victorian electorate of Higgins, Fiona McLeod SC told Lawyer...
Apr 18 2019
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Young lawyers must advise on combating sexual harassment in law
Junior practitioners are at the coalface, thereby making them more in touch with the ins and outs of...
Apr 18 2019
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Nicole Franklin
Apr 18 2019
CBP appoints transport and logistics lawyer
Colin Biggers & Paisley has appointed a new senior associate in its Brisbane transport and logis...
Brendan Horrigan
Apr 18 2019
HSF partner named 1st female ACICA president
A partner from Herbert Smith Freehills has been appointed the Australian Centre for International C...
Margot King
Apr 17 2019
Pipers appoints new Sydney head of real estate
Piper Alderman has appointed a new partner as head of its Sydney-based real estate team. ...

 

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How south-east Asia helped me find myself as a law student
You don’t have to know when you start law school what it is that you’re going to do with the rest of your life, writes Flynne Tytherleigh. ...
Does a 1998 fishing case foretell Brexit?
The current political uncertainty has left the British public fishing for answers, and perhaps ironically, a fishing case from the 1990s provides some insight into the po...
An open letter to my sons following International Women’s Day
Law Squared associate director Catherine Brooks penned an open letter to her sons, Remington and Raymond (three years old and three months respectively), discussing Inter...

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Saudi company advised on acquisition of WA farmland
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Nathan Collins
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West African Resources dips into facility agreement
King & Wood Mallesons has advised a Taurus Mining collective on its provision of a syndicated fa...
Brett Boon
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Sydney Roosters advised on ‘landmark’ SCG partnership
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Federal Circuit Court of Australia
Apr 17 2019
Courts release new Family Violence Plan
The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia have released a new Family Violence Plan, which aims to provide a ...
Apr 15 2019
‘No excuse’ for failing to address ‘immediate crisis’ in family courts
While the Law Reform Commission’s inquiry into the family law system should and will be carefully considered, immediate solutions are stil...
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Final family law reform report released
The long-awaited Australian Law Reform Commission’s final report into the family law system has been released to the public, with the aim ...
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What can lawyers learn from Game of Thrones?
Game of Thrones is, arguably, the most consequential television show of this decade. As such, it is ...
Nicola Gobbo
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Lawyer X royal commission: What we know so far
The first public hearing into Victoria Police’s interactions with Nicola Gobbo has wrapped up. Her...
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Sole practitioners, boutiques and behaviour
Lawyers Weekly is oft-accused of ‘picking on the little guy’ as it publishes stories on tribuna...
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Privilege, policing and the pub test: Questions to be answered from the Lawyer X scandal
While the Royal Commission into Management of Informants will be held in and limited to Victoria, it...
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College of Law boss opens up about today’s law school paradigm
Neville Carter AM, CEO and principal of The College of Law, has offered some insight into today’s ...
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UQ start-ups receive lawyers’ backing
A number of lawyers have thrown their support behind entrepreneurs in a University of Queensland ac...
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Apr 12 2019
DLA Piper teams up with refugee advocates for access to justice
Global firm DLA Piper has partnered with the Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre to deliver its first Australia-based Know Your Rights Legal
The Legal Forecast launches orchestral arm
Disruption and access to justice advocacy group The Legal Forecast celebrated the launch of its creative arts arm last week  at the Banco
Vic Bar showcases new portraits and gallery refresh
New portraits of some of Victoria’s eminent judges and barristers have been unveiled by the High Court of Australia’s Honourable Chief J
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