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21 Jun 2017
Legal body voices ‘strong opposition’ to proposed privatisation of land registry
The Law Society of South Australia has urged the government to open up about its proposal to privatise the state’s Land Services Group, saying the l...
 E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont)
21 Jun 2017
Company secures ACCC clearance for proposed billion-dollar merger
Two firms are advised in a deal which has seen DuPont secure ACCC clearance on a proposed merger worth US$150 billion. Write comment (0 Comm...
Around the Grounds – SportsTech: Digital Disruption
20 Jun 2017
‘SportsTech’ posing legal challenges: report
A report by King & Wood Mallesons has identified some of the key challenges that technological advancements are presenting for sports and entertai...
20 Jun 2017
Under pressure: managing stress with demanding clients
There are some simple steps lawyers can take to better manage their day-to-day stress, according to a Melbourne-based business change strategist. ...
20 Jun 2017
National firm embarks on proposed class action
Piper Alderman, together with litigation funder Litigation Capital Management Limited, have announced a proposed shareholder class action on behalf of...
20 Jun 2017
‘Dodgy’ legal advice concerns on the horizon
A state legal body has issued a warning following a growing number of individuals expressing that they have been duped by unqualified fraudsters posin...
19 Jun 2017
Law students solve world problems at international ideas fest
A law student duo has returned from a trip to Miami to participate in the world’s first international legal think tank. Write comment (0 Co...
19 Jun 2017
Aus firm responds to claims of ‘road blocking’ lawyers
One of the first Australian law firms to develop an online property contract exchange platform has responded to statements made in a recent article wh...
19 Jun 2017
Grow your own way
A Queensland mid-tier firm has increased its staff numbers and the breadth of its practice while remaining independent. Write comment (0 Comm...
19 Jun 2017
Corrs strikes a blow for Rebel Wilson
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has successfully represented Rebel Wilson in her defamation proceedings against Bauer Media. Write comment (0 Commen...
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