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Legal Advisor
Category: Other | Location: All Darwin NT
· Exciting and challenging environment · 3 year fixed contract - Position # LO6
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Property Lawyer | In-house | Global UK Company | 3-8PQE | Melbourne
Category: Generalists - In House | Location: Melbourne VIC 3004
· Be part of a large in-house team · Property experience an advantage
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In-house Property Lawyer - 3-6year PQE | Dynamic High Impact Role
Category: Generalists - In House | Location: Melbourne VIC 3004
· Highly regarded internal legal team · Ideal first in-house role
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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Category: Other | Location: Perth CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs Perth WA
· Strategic Leadership Role · Strong Commercial Skills & Knowledge
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LAW COMPLAINTS OFFICER
Category: Other | Location: Perth CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs Perth WA
· Statutory Appointment · Legal Profession Complaints Committee
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29 May 2017
Lawyer’s threat to sue client ‘unjustified’, tribunal finds
A Melbourne lawyer has been barred from applying for a legal practising certificate for 18 months, after a tribunal found him guilty of three counts o...
29 May 2017
Millennial lawyers “rewriting the DNA” of law firms
The next generation of lawyers is starting to outweigh the baby boomers, resulting in a ‘seismic shift’ in legal profession, a new report has foun...
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29 May 2017
Firm to engage with start-ups through new platform
An international firm has joined a range of Australian businesses in a new initiative that aims to connect big businesses and start-ups. ...
29 May 2017
Slater and Gordon aims to clean out Aus company
Slater and Gordon has filed a class action on behalf of shareholders in Spotless Group Holdings Ltd. ...
26 May 2017
Coroner’s Lindt Café siege findings to have consequences for criminal lawyers
One of the most extensive coronial inquests in NSW has now concluded, with 45 recommendations concerning state and Commonwealth agencies, including NS...
26 May 2017
Legal services to see declined growth: report
A new report has revealed that global legal services will see a deceleration in growth through to 2021, after what has been described as a “sluggish...
26 May 2017
Sydney to host international dispute resolution conference
A discussion focusing on the future of dispute resolution will come to Sydney on Monday, 29 May, as part of the Global Pound Conference Series. ...
25 May 2017
Why Wagga Wagga is the place to be
Steering a regional law firm is not without its challenges. However, for two young Wagga Wagga locals, the benefits have paid off in spades. ...
25 May 2017
HSF’s ALT business goes from strength to strength
Herbert Smith Freehill’s newly appointed partner and global head of its alternative legal services business has shared why her firm’s unique propo...
25 May 2017
New program promotes female leadership
Thomson Reuters has launched a new diversity program, which aims to improve the representation of women in leadership positions in Australian organisa...
25 May 2017
Submissions now open for the 2017 Australian Law Awards
Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce that submissions are now open for this year’s Australian Law Awards. ...
25 May 2017
Funding for justice review recommendations get lawyers’ stamp of approval
Two major legal bodies in Victoria have lauded a suite of recommendations for law reform that has been funded by the Andrews’ state government. ...
24 May 2017
Aus firms announce merger
Two Australian firms have announced they will join forces, effective 1 July 2017. ...
24 May 2017
LSC allowed to press on with action against Brisbane solicitor
The Legal Services Commission of Queensland has been given the go-ahead to continue with its proceedings against a local lawyer for alleged misconduct...
24 May 2017
Global alliance in clients’ best interests: W+K
Australian specialist insurance firm Wotton + Kearney has said its alliance with three foreign firms provides a more compelling client offering than g...
24 May 2017
Equitable briefing gets backing from west side wigs
The Western Australian Bar Association has announced that it will join the national bar association, as well as counterparts in Victoria, New South Wa...
24 May 2017
Firm strengthens client relationships with unique platform
An Australian firm says implementing a unique deal management platform has allowed it to provide greater visibility of transactions, allowing client r...
23 May 2017
Report reveals top 40 AI products for in-house teams
Legal artificial intelligence company LawGeex has compiled a report on the top 40 technological disruptors in the in-house sector. ...
23 May 2017
Exclusive: Partners ‘financially shackled’ to mid-tier
The big boss at one of Australia’s mid-tiers has responded to explosive claims which question the firm’s partnership model and upper management st...
23 May 2017
‘Egregious’ non-disclosure draws class action
Piper Alderman has announced a proposed class action on behalf of shareholders in ASX-listed sandalwood producer Quintis. ...
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