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Feb 20 2018

Woolies lawyers to bear the brunt over ‘abysmal’ compliance

The in-house lawyers at Woolworths are set to feel the effects of a discovery that the cleaning cont...
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Frustration grows over unis ‘cashing in’ on law grad oversupply
The issue of law grad oversupply has reared its head again with a number of Lawyers Weekly readers e...
Feb 20 2018
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Injury lawyer raises alarm on ‘unfair’ medical negligence claims
An injury compensation lawyer has issued a warning over his state’s legal system, saying it is unf...
Feb 20 2018
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APPOINTMENTS
IP firm appoints ‘rising star’
Feb 21 2018
IP firm appoints ‘rising star’
A boutique patent and trademark attorney firm has announced it has recruited a young gun to its fold...
Feb 21 2018
Prominent barrister appointed to Landers board
Independent Australian firm Lander & Rogers has announced the appointment of a barrister and ren...
CBP announces new special counsel
Feb 20 2018
CBP announces new special counsel
Colin Biggers & Paisley has welcomed a new special counsel to its property and development team....
opinion
Will robots become our public defenders?
In early 2012, The Australia Institute released a report on the state of the nation’s legal system. Entitled Justice for All, its findings were bleaker than its name im...
Access to justice for young transgender Australians
Reform is looming for the process that young transgender Australians and their families must currently follow to get access to stage 2 treatment for gender alignment, wri...
5 tips for running a NewLaw firm
The founder and principal lawyer of Legalite, Marianne Marchesi, shares her thoughts and insights into running a successful NewLaw practice. ...

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deals
Handshake, acquisition
Feb 21 2018
Landmark hotel changes hands
A popular St Kilda hotel has been acquired by a Melbournian pub owner for $55 million. ...
Packaging solutions business goes ahead with PPA
Feb 20 2018
Packaging solutions business goes ahead with PPA
Allens has advised a leading Australian packaging solutions business on its long-term power purchase...
Australian banknotes
Feb 19 2018
Woodside embarks on $2.5bn entitlement offer
Herbert Smith Freehills and King & Wood Mallesons are among the firms who have acted on Woodside...
wig & chamber
Feb 19 2018
New research shines light on drug traffickers
A new report from the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council has revealed pivotal insights into drug traffickers, as well as the sentences h...
Q&A
Feb 16 2018
Charles Waterstreet bails on Q&A appearance
Sydney barrister Charles Waterstreet withdrew from last night’s episode of Q&A at the last minute, after receiving counsel from the NS...
end the persecution of human rights lawyers in China
Feb 15 2018
IBAHRI calls on Xi Jinping to end persecution of lawyers
The International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute has released an open letter urging Chinese President Xi Jinping to end the pers...