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7 Aug 2019
Allens finds boom in infrastructure projects may not stack up
A higher volume of infrastructure projects concentrated in Sydney and Melbourne has contributed to an acute skills shortage and escalating material co...
David Josselsohn
7 Aug 2019
Willis Towers Watson buys out Risk Capital Advisors
Gilbert + Tobin has advised Risk Capital Advisors on its sale to Willis Towers Watson. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
Simon De Young
7 Aug 2019
EQT Partners takes out majority take in Nexon APAC
Baker McKenzie has advised EQT Partners on its acquisition of a majority stake in Nexon Asia Pacific. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
6 Aug 2019
Salaries, bonuses and benefits: What lawyers are worth
Remuneration, salary bonuses and incentives are key to retaining staff as competition for mid-level lawyers becomes fiercer than ever, according to th...
6 Aug 2019
CBA sells $4.2bn global asset management business
Major bank Commonwealth Bank of Australia has sold its global asset management business for over $4 billion with the assistance of Herbert Smith Freeh...
6 Aug 2019
Squire Patton Boggs transfers partner from London office
Squire Patton Boggs has announced the transfer of Australian registered foreign lawyer Alexis Martinez from its London-based office to its firm in Pe...
6 Aug 2019
Slater and Gordon brings on medical law specialist
Slater and Gordon has added to its medical law team, hiring a new Queensland-based associate. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
6 Aug 2019
LCA concerned for citizenship of terror suspects
The Law Council of Australia (LCA) has expressed serious concerns over current laws that allow terror suspects to be stripped of Australian citizenshi...
5 Aug 2019
Private practice sees profitability spike
Private practice firms have embraced change and growth this year, from profitability and technology change to adapting to multidisciplinary and collab...
5 Aug 2019
New guide launched to aid Victorian judiciary
An Australian first guide has been released specifically to aid Victorian judicial officers in identifying the needs and interests of victims of crime...
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