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23 Jun 2017
Lawyers call for legislative protection for Indigenous artists
An Australian arts law body has spoken out against the “prolific” appropriation of Indigenous arts and crafts, and urged the government to step in...
Emily Christie
23 Jun 2017
Aussie bureaucracy schooled on human rights in gender identity case
A trans woman has been vindicated after she brought a case before the United Nations Human Rights Committee when her request to change the sex listed ...
Robert French AC
23 Jun 2017
Top university post for former High Court judge
The University of Western Australia has appointed the last chief justice to retire from the bench of the High Court of Australia as its new chancellor...
22 Jun 2017
Solicitor’s start-up aims to tackle the big issue
A Queensland solicitor has co-founded a new start-up that presents a compassionate offering to other legal professionals. ...
22 Jun 2017
Slater and Gordon served again
Slater and Gordon has announced that it has been served with yet another shareholder class action, alleging that its financial statements misled share...
22 Jun 2017
IP firm opens up shop in new location
An intellectual property firm has launched a new office in Melbourne in an attempt to strengthen its trademarks capability in Australia and the broade...
22 Jun 2017
Leaders ‘often not the smartest people in the room’
Business change strategist Millie Swann has shared her insights into effective leadership in the legal profession and creating a great workplace cultu...
22 Jun 2017
Local law firm buys into non-legal advisory practice
One commercial Australian law firm has diversified its offering as part owner of a non-legal governance consultancy outfit. ...
22 Jun 2017
Lawyers encouraged to upskill
Legal professionals of all ages are being urged to broaden their knowledge base as the end of the financial year approaches. ...
21 Jun 2017
Citizenship changes to ‘disproportionately affect’ refugees
Several legal and humanitarian bodies have raised questions about the government’s proposed changes to the Australian citizenship requirements, part...
21 Jun 2017
Legal body voices ‘strong opposition’ to proposed privatisation of land registry
The Law Society of South Australia has urged the government to open up about its proposal to privatise the state’s Land Services Group, saying the l...
21 Jun 2017
Real-time crime and justice data at lawyers’ fingertips
For the first time in Australia, crime and justice data will be available in real-time from one main online portal. ...
21 Jun 2017
Profession welcomes new AHRC president
Emeritus Professor Rosalind Croucher AM has been announced as the next president of the Australian Human Rights Commission. ...
20 Jun 2017
From Portugal to principal
The first Portuguese lawyer to become qualified to practise law in Australia has opened up shop to his own law firm, based in the New South Wales capi...
20 Jun 2017
‘SportsTech’ posing legal challenges: report
A report by King & Wood Mallesons has identified some of the key challenges that technological advancements are presenting for sports and entertai...
20 Jun 2017
Under pressure: managing stress with demanding clients
There are some simple steps lawyers can take to better manage their day-to-day stress, according to a Melbourne-based business change strategist. ...
20 Jun 2017
National firm embarks on proposed class action
Piper Alderman, together with litigation funder Litigation Capital Management Limited, have announced a proposed shareholder class action on behalf of...
20 Jun 2017
‘Dodgy’ legal advice concerns on the horizon
A state legal body has issued a warning following a growing number of individuals expressing that they have been duped by unqualified fraudsters posin...
20 Jun 2017
Bill of rights top of LCA agenda
The leading representative body for Australian lawyers has put advocacy for a national bill of rights at the top of its to-do list as part of a new po...
19 Jun 2017
Law students solve world problems at international ideas fest
A law student duo has returned from a trip to Miami to participate in the world’s first international legal think tank. ...
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Promo season at Allens
A group of lawyers at Allens have received promotions across its PNG and Australian offices. ...
May 11 2017
Partner exits for in-house role
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May 10 2017
Advocate’s immunity – without fear or without favour but not both
On 29 March 2017, the High Court handed down its decision in David Kendirjian v Eugene Lepore & ...