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Big Law Jul 22 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyIncreasing Indigenous representation in Australia’s legal profession

While the number of women in law has substantially increased in the last decade, the proportion of Aboriginal and Torres...

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Big Law Jul 22 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonQueensland Supreme Court judge resigns after 14 years on the bench

Attorney-General Shannon Fentiman has announced that a Supreme Court judge has handed in his notice of resignation after...

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NewLaw Jul 22 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyElit Lawyers bolsters its partnership ranks

Award-nominated NewLaw practice Elit Lawyers by McGirr & Snell has added a partner from national firm Moray & Ag...

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Big Law Jul 22 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonThe Australian Bar Association has responded to reports that a Federal...

The Australian Bar Association has responded to reports that a Federal Circuit Court judge has resigned after an indepen...

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NewLaw Jul 22 2021 ByLauren CroftVR could be a game-changer for jurors, study says

The use of virtual reality software could be extremely useful in the courtroom, a new study has found. As piecing toget...

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SME Law Jul 22 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyHamilton Locke adds partner from Bakers

Fast-growing East Coast firm Hamilton Locke has increased its partnership to 24 with the appointment of a banking and fi...

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Big Law Jul 22 2021 ByEmma RyanSlater & Gordon chair to temporarily step down

Listed law firm Slater & Gordon has confirmed its chair will temporarily step down for the top role, effective next ...

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SME Law Jul 22 2021 ByLauren CroftBecoming a successful writer while running a law firm

Writing a book doesn’t have to take up hours of your day, according to this founder, principal and author. Sarah Bart...

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SME Law Jul 22 2021 ByHenry KalusIs the office really dead?

If remote and flexible working are the ways of the future, retaining connection to one’s firm may become more difficul...

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SME Law Jul 22 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyWhy adult adoption is such an important area of law right now

Australian society is “gradually recognising” that families can be, and are, made up of different people with unique...

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