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Apr 26 2019

Barristers have the forensic skills to succeed in politics

In the second half of Lawyers Weekly’s conversation with Fiona McLeod SC, she explains why those f...
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Big 4 lawyer spotlights ENR sector
With the energy and resources markets facing disruption and change, a number of the effects on indus...
Apr 26 2019
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Australia’s public M&A producing positive thinking
Australia’s public mergers and acquisitions landscape saw a ‘distinct increase in activity’ in...
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Jacinta Forbes QC
Apr 26 2019
QC to become Supreme Court judge
Victoria has made its newest judicial appointment in the Supreme Court. ...
Herbert Smith Freehills
Apr 24 2019
6 new executive counsel for global firm
A global law firm has made six promotions to the rank of executive counsel in Australia, as part of ...
County Court of Victoria
Apr 24 2019
2 new judges appointed to County Court
The Andrews Labor government has confirmed two new judges have taken to the County Court. ...

 

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Stop, drop and roll: Dealing with final semester stress
How many of you remember your last high school exam? For me, it was my Japanese exam. It was in the third week of November 2014 and it was a sunny day. I remember when th...
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. ...
How technology can truly optimise productivity in your firm
Using technology in the workplace can be a double-edged sword, writes David Hobley. ...

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The first public hearing into Victoria Police’s interactions with Nicola Gobbo has wrapped up. Her...
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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
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Disruption and access to justice advocacy group The Legal Forecast celebrated the launch of its creative arts arm last week  at the Banco
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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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