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Why is Peter Paradise still able to practice?
Following news that former Herbert Smith Freehills partner Peter Paradise had set up shop with a boutique firm, Lawyers Weekly decided to ask the stat...
Unite, diversity, diversity strategy, cultural diversity, law firms, Law Firm Cultural Survey
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BigLaw firms unite for ‘groundbreaking’ diversity strategy
Eleven law firms have joined forces in an effort to shine a spotlight on cultural diversity in Australia’s legal profession. Write comment ...
Ethics
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Everyone in the legal profession deserves respect
Recently I had a young, female colleague contact me about the behaviour of an opposing lawyer, who had made an offensive remark about her appearance d...
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Kmart Tyre and Auto loses Australian ownership
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has advised Wesfarmers on its pending sale of Kmart Tyre and Auto Service to German-based automotive company Continental AG. ...
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander moot promotes student learning
Law students have recently had the opportunity to work with Queensland’s top lawyers, barristers and judges, taking to the courtroom to contest the ...
17 Aug 2018
DLA Piper reaches affiliation agreement with Argentine firm
Global firm DLA Piper has continued to expand its presence in Latin and South America with the establishment of a new agreement with Argentine firm Ca...
17 Aug 2018
Hong Kong’s CK Infrastructure to increase Aus presence with APA
Allens has advised a CK Infrastructure-led consortium on its proposed acquisition of Australian energy infrastructure business APA. Write comm...
17 Aug 2018
National firm, Arts Law Centre team up for fundraising trek
Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers will once again partner with The Arts Law Centre of Australia to support the latter’s legal services and promoti...
16 Aug 2018
The truth about what firms are paying their support staff
New research has offered insight into what private practice firms pay their support staff, from legal receptionists and paralegals to payroll officers...
16 Aug 2018
Lawyers frustrated at lack of mentorship
Practitioners are increasingly disenchanted with the level of mentorship made available to them within law firms, according to the International Bar A...
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