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24 Feb 2017
Sydney and Melbourne CBDs centre of top-tier turf war
A court clash between top-tier lawyers from Herbert Smith Freehills and White & Case next week will draw out boundary lines defining a blackout ar...
Wayne Spanner
23 Feb 2017
Global merger to benefit Aus-based clientele
The Australian managing partner of a global law firm has shed light on how its latest merger will be of value to local clients. Write comment ...
Money case
22 Feb 2017
Minters identifies trends in payment security
MinterEllison has released its annual Security of Payment Roundup, analysing the cases that came before the courts in each state and territory and ide...
20 Feb 2017
Global named among Australia’s best grad employers
The Australian Association of Graduate Employers (AAGE) has recognised a global law firm in its ranking of the top 75 graduate employers in the countr...
17 Feb 2017
Titans clash over terms of exit
The details over why eight ex-HSF partners have been dragged to court by their former employer after departing for global firm White & Case have b...
17 Feb 2017
G+T to test prescriptive analytics software
Gilbert + Tobin has commenced a project with prescriptive analytics software provider Veriluma, with an aim to “improve client outcomes and mitigat...
16 Feb 2017
KWM responds to reports of ‘delayed Sino-Australian relationship review’
King & Wood Mallesons has dismissed media reports claiming it delayed its “Sino-Australian relationship review” to focus on the fallout in Eur...
15 Feb 2017
International firm to represent White & Case partners in HSF court battle
An international firm will act as the legal representative for eight White & Case Australia partners in a court battle brought by Herbert Smith F...
15 Feb 2017
No love lost for ex-HSF partners
Eight top lawyers courted from the ranks of Herbert Smith Freehills’ Melbourne and Sydney offices to launch a new White & Case team in Australia...
13 Feb 2017
KWM Australia reaffirms strong position
The chief executive partner of King & Wood Mallesons Australia says the firm’s strategic positioning and focus on instilling a healthy culture h...
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