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15 Aug 2019
Women in Law Awards launched for 2019
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with Taylor Root, is thrilled to present the eighth annual Women in Law Awards. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
Law Society NT
15 Aug 2019
Law Society NT welcomes new Local Court judge
The Law Society Northern Territory welcomed longstanding local practitioner Meredith Day Huntingford as the newest judge of the Local Court. W...
Mills Oakley office
15 Aug 2019
Mills Oakley hires partner from Ashurst
Mills Oakley has made a banking and finance hire with new partner Tim Macmillan, a former special counsel from Ashurst’s project finance team. ...
15 Aug 2019
Lawyer X: Key takeaways and predictions from the RCMPI
Between testimonies, millions of pages of evidence and ongoing secrecy, the Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants (RCMPI) has open...
14 Aug 2019
Why do most Australian class actions result in settlement?
In a recent webcast, a panel of legal experts discussed how and why the majority of Australian-based class actions settle, whether that trend will cha...
14 Aug 2019
Accreditation courses ‘start of journey’ for networking
Attending courses and expanding knowledge around law is instrumental for solicitors, but it’s just “the start of a journey, and not it’s end.”...
14 Aug 2019
Connective Group merges with Australian Finance Group for $120m
With the assistance of NRF, Connective Group merged with Australian Finance Group in a deal valued at $120 million. Write comment (1 Comment)...
14 Aug 2019
Gadens recruits G+T litigator as partner
National law firm Gadens has recruited a “highly experienced” Gilbert + Tobin litigator as partner for its disputes group. Write comment ...
14 Aug 2019
The key to building a high-performance team for business success
In so many law practices, whether large, medium or boutique, the missing ingredient is team momentum, writes David Sharrock. Write comment (0...
14 Aug 2019
ACT Law Society ‘appalled’ at GDLP course shutdown
The ACT Law Society has expressed its frustration with the Australian National University’s (ANU) decision to end its Graduate Diploma of Legal Prac...
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