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12 Aug 2019
Victoria seeks answers into sexual harassment prevalence
More than 20,000 practising lawyers in Victoria have been asked to share experiences of sexual harassment as part of research being undertaken by the ...
9 Aug 2019
400,000 NAB customers may be eligible for consumer credit class action
Almost half a million Australians will today receive notice from the Federal Court advising of an “insurance rip-off” class action, in what the fi...
9 Aug 2019
No ‘green light’ for employers to terminate workers following Banerji decision
Any private sector employer deducing that Wednesday’s High Court decision in Comcare v Banerji gives them free reign to sack employees for expressin...
9 Aug 2019
Campbell Soup sells Arnott’s
KWM assists Campbell Soup in the sale of iconic snack brand, Arnott’s. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
9 Aug 2019
Corrs recruits new property partner
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has appointed a new partner, who will take to the firm’s Melbourne-based property and real estate practice. Write c...
8 Aug 2019
‘Bankrupt barrister’ loses appeal to have his name added back to roll
A “bankrupt barrister” exposed in 2001 for tax evasion lost an appeal for readmittance to the legal profession following the decision to have his ...
8 Aug 2019
Credible and Fox complete $585m merger
Credible and Fox Corporation complete $585 million merger with DLA Piper assistance. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
8 Aug 2019
Ricardo plc expands Aussie footprint
Squire Patton Boggs has advised global engineering and infrastructure firm Ricardo plc on its recent expansion in the Australian market. Writ...
8 Aug 2019
The serious business of mental health in law
Make no mistake, mental health in Australia is serious business, costing the broader economy millions and having untold personal impact on individuals...
7 Aug 2019
CEO shines light on misconception about lawyers’ tech adoption
A chief executive has responded to claims that lawyers don’t utilise the new technology coming to market. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
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Will change in the legal profession be embraced as an opportunity to create workplaces where our peo...
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