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14 Feb 2019
Valentine’s Day not a ‘free pass’ for inappropriate workplace behaviour
The annual Christian celebration of love and romance should not be seen as an opportunity to act with impunity around one’s colleagues. As always, t...
Neill Brennan, Augusta Ventures
14 Feb 2019
Litigation funder nabs 4 with advancing Aus presence
Augusta Ventures has continued its litigation funding foray into the Australian market, having announced its appointment of four senior litigation law...
Gerard Pike
14 Feb 2019
HSF ranks first for renewables
Herbert Smith Freehills has displayed a knack for project finance advice in the renewables sector, coming out on top in the Inframation Deals league t...
14 Feb 2019
New initiative aims to break ‘culture of silence’ around sexual harassment
The Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner’s initiative to stamp out sexual harassment aims to “break the culture of silence around this ...
13 Feb 2019
Law firms need ‘40/40/20’ gender admission and promotion targets
New metrics for gender parity at the top end of law firms need to be set, in order to address underrepresentation of women in senior roles, argues a w...
13 Feb 2019
Losing client data ‘can destroy reputation and trust’
In the wake of findings that the legal sector is the second-most breached sector in Australia, the COO of a cloud-based email management company has r...
13 Feb 2019
Flexibility nearly on par with salary for grads
Flexible working arrangements are nearly as important as salary among young graduates seeking professional positions, while career progress and making...
13 Feb 2019
NSW government advised on second phase of housing fund
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the NSW state government on the second phase of the Social and Affordable Housing Fund, while Corrs Chambers West...
13 Feb 2019
G+T goes carbon neutral
Gilbert + Tobin has been certified as carbon neutral for the 2018 financial year under the commonwealth government’s National Carbon Offset Standard...
12 Feb 2019
Maurice Blackburn to take on Uber
Hundreds of taxi and limousine drivers across Queensland have gathered to consider participating in a national class action against Uber for operating...
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