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Winners revealed for 2020 Australian Law AwardsAug 07 2020

Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with UNSW Law, is proud to announce the winners of this year’s Australian Law Awards.

by Emma Ryan

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Aug 06 2020Tribunal passes down lighter penalty to solicitor due to COVID-19 restrictions

In proceedings to determine a penalty for a solicitor guilty of professional misconduct, the Civil a...

by Naomi Neilson

Aug 06 2020Ministers not exempt from hotel quarantine questions, judge says

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews can no longer dodge questions on the bungled hotel quarantine progr...

by Naomi Neilson

Aug 06 2020Existing laws fail to grapple with family violence offences

A not-for-profit legal group has addressed the gap in existing criminal laws that fails to recognise...

by Naomi Neilson

Aug 06 2020Triple Flag completes $550m gold and silver streaming agreement

Allens has advised Triple Flag on its $550 million Northparkes streaming agreement. News Writ...

by Tony Zhang

Pasminco site to undergo major redevelopmentAug 06 2020

Hall & Wilcox has advised Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation on the Pasminco site redevelopment. News Write comment...

by Tony Zhang

How a Biden presidency could impact Australian lawyersAug 05 2020

A victory by former vice-president Joe Biden in the looming presidential election could result in a vastly different professional marketplac...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Former High Court justice warns ‘sloganeering’ damaged government trustAug 05 2020

Justice Kenneth Hayne AC QC has warned “slogans replaced reasoned debate” within Australian institutions but suggested there are lessons...

by Naomi Neilson

Christmas Island detention centre to be reopened during COVID-19 crisisAug 05 2020

The Australian government is preparing to reopen the detention centre on Christmas Island to house criminals who cannot be deported amid...

by Tony Zhang

Courts contribute to 10% decrease in prison populationAug 05 2020

New figures indicate favourable bail decisions and sympathetic sentences contributed to a significant decrease in the prison population duri...

by Naomi Neilson