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WA’s Kwinana waste to energy development a ‘landmark’ project
Gilbert + Tobin, Norton Rose Fulbright and Ashurst have all advised parties in the development of a landmark Waste to Energy project to divert 400,000...
Mentoring
18 Oct 2018
Why law firms should do reverse mentoring
In anticipation of the Women in Law Awards, Lawyers Weekly spoke with two finalists from the Mentor of the Year category about the concept of reverse ...
Professional opportunities  international arbitrators
18 Oct 2018
Rising opportunities for international arbitrators in Darwin
Proximity to Asia and global movements means it is an exciting time – as well as a challenging one – to work in the international arbitration spac...
18 Oct 2018
First State Super successful in Land Use Victoria bid
Allens has advised First State Super on its successful bid for concession to operate the land titles and registry functions of Land Use Victoria for t...
18 Oct 2018
Keeping yourself open to opportunity
Do you like games? I bet you do. Who doesn’t like games? Let’s play IRAC – Issue, Rule, Application and Conclusion. It’s lawyers’ favorite ...
18 Oct 2018
HSF corporate head takes on new role at NRF
The former head of Herbert Smith Freehills’ corporate team in Melbourne has departed the global firm to take up a different leading role at Norton R...
17 Oct 2018
NZ Law Society dismisses claims of ‘revenue harvesting’
The New Zealand Law Society has said it “totally rejects” reported assertions that it “goes easy on lawyers in large law firms”, in order to c...
17 Oct 2018
WorkSafe attention on KWM a ‘watershed’ moment
Following last week’s announcement that WorkSafe Victoria would be making enquiries of global firm King & Wood Mallesons, Minds Count has said s...
17 Oct 2018
Cyber crime a lawyer’s picnic to be avoided
It’s not enough the royal commission reinforced what Australians have always suspected – greed and avarice for profit is the only motivating facto...
16 Oct 2018
Lawyers are terrible at taking lunch breaks
New findings show that less than three in 10 Australians are utilising the full designated break for lunch, which can and does have detrimental effect...
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