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Finalists revealed for Partner of the Year Awards

Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce the finalists for this year's Partner of the Year Awards. ...
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Top characteristics of high-growth law firms
The legal landscape is evolving at an unprecedented rate, which is being exacerbated by numerous mer...
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Environment partner re-joins national firm
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has welcomed back a senior legal professional to the place where she starte...
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Environment partner re-joins national firm
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Environment partner re-joins national firm
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has welcomed back a senior legal professional to the place where she starte...
Kristen Podagiel
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National firm announces new managing partner
McCullough Robertson has announced the appointment of Kristen Podagiel has its new managing partner....
Apr 24 2018
Sustainable forestry investment firm hires new GC
A new senior legal role has been established to lead legal, governance, risk and compliance for a gl...
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Do androids dream of electric sheep? Or why I'm not scared of robot lawyers
Lawyers who are concerned about being superseded by robots should not lose sight of the fact that the human element will always be an essential part of their vocation,...
Emojis in law: Making a mess of messaging
Emojis feel like they’ve been around forever because they substitute for some of the nuance lost in written text, especially when tone and physical communication are mi...
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. ...

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