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18 Jan 2019
Commbank-led consortium acquires PEXA
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised the Commonwealth Bank of Australia on its successful consortium bid to acquire Property Exchange Australia Limited...
Simon Ashworth
18 Jan 2019
K&L Gates builds up Sydney construction practice
Global law firm K&L Gates has added a new partner to its Sydney ranks, with the appointment of construction and infrastructure lawyer Simon Ashwor...
Jeremy Shebson, HFW
18 Jan 2019
HFW names global management team
HFW has elected a new managing partner and re-elected its senior partner for the fourth time for its 2019 global management team. Write commen...
18 Jan 2019
‘Growth, opportunity and learning’: How ALT is shaping up to be one of law’s biggest resources
The head of eDiscovery Australia and Asia at a global law firm has shared how alternative legal services has become a game-changer for the legal prof...
18 Jan 2019
Global nabs team of 10 from competitor firm
A global law firm has expanded its service to the Australian market by recruiting a team of 10 from one of its competitors. Write comment (0 ...
17 Jan 2019
Jones Day partner moves from Perth to Singapore
Global law firm Jones Day has relocated a Perth-based global disputes partner to Singapore to help grow the firm’s arbitration practice in South Eas...
17 Jan 2019
WA lithium project backed with new ownership
MinterEllison has advised Albemarle Corporation on its acquisition of a 50 per cent interest in Mineral Resources Limited’s Western Australian Wodgi...
16 Jan 2019
How an elevator pitch can make or break junior lawyers’ employment opportunities
Despite junior lawyers and law students being taught the importance of having a stellar “elevator pitch”, a US-based psychologist has suggested wh...
16 Jan 2019
Jones Day appoints new head of Perth office
Global law firm Jones Day has named its new partner-in-charge of its operations in Western Australia. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
16 Jan 2019
Financing complete for Australia’s ‘largest’ solar PV farm
Herbert Smith Freehills, Ashurst and Allens have advised in a deal which saw the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac Banking Corporation comple...
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