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New categories added for Women in Law Awards
This year’s Women in Law Awards will feature two new categories: Company Secretary of the Year and Indigenous Lawyer of the Year. Write comm...
New York Stock Exchange
NYSE-listed company to sell APAC business segment
Jones Day has advised Horizon Global Corporation on its plans to sell its Asia-Pacific business segment to Pacific Equity Partners. Write comm...
NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal
Solicitor found guilty of dishonest misappropriation of funds
A NSW lawyer has been found guilty of professional misconduct and unsatisfactory professional misconduct due to the dishonest misappropriation of fund...
21 Aug 2019
2019’s Top 25 Attraction Firms named
Momentum Intelligence, in partnership with Lawyers Weekly, has uncovered the firms deemed most attractive to Australian legal professionals this year....
21 Aug 2019
AGL completes WA expansion
King & Wood Mallesons has advised AGL Energy Limited (AGL) on its acquisition of Western Australia’s third biggest electricity retailer. ...
21 Aug 2019
ALHR applauds VicPol apology to LGBTQI community
Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) has congratulated Victoria Police after chief commissioner Graham Ashton issued a formal apology for causin...
20 Aug 2019
Coleman Greig event raises funds to prevent violence against women
Guests at Coleman Greig’s Women in Business event have raised over $6,000 for a charity dedicated to ending male violence against women and their ch...
20 Aug 2019
Qld courts protect animals with lifetime bans
A report by the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council has shed light on the number of animal cruelty offences, with 250 revealed to be banned from ow...
19 Aug 2019
Real estate trust advised on acquisition of Darling Park office complex
Listed Australian investment trust GPT Group has been advised on an office complex acquisition worth over half a billion dollars. Write commen...
19 Aug 2019
Pinsent Masons bolsters Aussie partnership
The international law firm has welcomed two to its local partnership, as it looks to enhance its infrastructure and energy practice. Write com...
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