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WA lawyers to feel effect of proposed class actions regime

A new bill to enact a class actions regime is set to be introduced in Western Australia’s state p...
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Giving back: Community the heart of lawyer’s volunteer work
According to Peter Le, a career in law has been able to help him help others. ...
SA Law Society calls in state budget ignored
Several funding requests outlined in the Law Society of South Australia’s state budget submission ...
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JWS adds 4 to partnership
Johnson Winter & Slattery has elevated four of its staff to the partnership, effective 1 July. ...
Stuart Efstathis
EAGLEGATE onboards FWC associate
A Brisbane-based boutique firm has named a new IP lawyer in its ranks. ...
Jun 24 2019
Global firm acquires team of 16 to expand Aussie scope
A global law firm has scooped up a director and her team as it plans to bolster its Australia-based ...


Flexible work is the foundation for healthy, inclusive law firms
Will change in the legal profession be embraced as an opportunity to create workplaces where our people thrive, or one in which they begrudgingly put one foot in front of...
What's a Blockchain? A lawyer's guide: Part One
Blockchain and decentralised ledger technology has been growing increasingly in prominence as more and more start-ups, enterprises and governments around the world seek t...
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...

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WA to remove age barriers for sexual abuse claims
Western Australia has tabled legislation to resolve technical and age-specific impediments to sexual abuse claims as part of a crackdown on ...
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WA expands Coroner’s capabilities
Western Australia has made a new appointment to its Coroner’s Court in a bid to reduce a case backlog in the state, the Attorney-General h...
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NSW barristers fed up with ‘unsustainable legal aid work’
The New South Wales Bar Association has hit out at the state government over its “failure” to provide sufficient legal aid funding in t...
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Stop, drop and roll: Dealing with final semester stress
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College of Law boss opens up about today’s law school paradigm
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Experience at law school as a student of an Asian Australian background
Australia, arguably being one of the most multicultural countries at this day and age, is populated ...
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UQ start-ups receive lawyers’ backing
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Jun 4 2019
NSW Governor opens HBA Legal’s new Sydney office
National firm HBA Legal has marked the opening of its Sydney office by raising money for the Arts Law Centre of Australia by raffling an Ind
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National firm Lander & Rogers and the Legacy Caseload Working Group, formed by the Law Institute of Victoria, have collaborated on a new
LegalVision lawyer wins NSW Golden Gavel
A senior legal project manager from NewLaw firm LegalVision has won the “coveted” 2019 Golden Gavel Competition in NSW.
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