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17 Aug 2018
Podcast: Thoughts on the Family Court with Noel Hutley SC
On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Australian Bar Association president Noel Hutley SC. ...
17 Aug 2018
Formal complaint issued against high-profile State Coroner
A formal complaint has been lodged with the Judicial Commission of Victoria against a well-known State Coroner. ...
Debt
17 Aug 2018
Aussie law firm to pay owed advertising debts
An Australian law firm has lost an appeal to dismiss debt upwards of $37,000 owed to the Victorian Radio Network, following “ineffective” advertis...
17 Aug 2018
DLA Piper reaches affiliation agreement with Argentine firm
Global firm DLA Piper has continued to expand its presence in Latin and South America with the establishment of a new agreement with Argentine firm Ca...
17 Aug 2018
Hong Kong’s CK Infrastructure to increase Aus presence with APA
Allens has advised a CK Infrastructure-led consortium on its proposed acquisition of Australian energy infrastructure business APA. ...
17 Aug 2018
DV victims need funding before cross-examination ban: LCA
The Law Council of Australia has called on the Australian government to accept recommendations from a report which said a guarantee of additional fund...
17 Aug 2018
Qld lawyer pushes for formal government inquiry into insurance industry
A Gold Coast-based litigation director has urged for a formal government inquiry into practices of the Australian insurance industry. ...
17 Aug 2018
National firm, Arts Law Centre team up for fundraising trek
Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers will once again partner with The Arts Law Centre of Australia to support the latter’s legal services and promoti...
16 Aug 2018
Melbourne boutique expands private wealth team
A Melbourne-based boutique law firm has appointed a new principal solicitor as it looks to bolster its private wealth practice. ...
16 Aug 2018
The truth about what firms are paying their support staff
New research has offered insight into what private practice firms pay their support staff, from legal receptionists and paralegals to payroll officers...
16 Aug 2018
Lawyers frustrated at lack of mentorship
Practitioners are increasingly disenchanted with the level of mentorship made available to them within law firms, according to the International Bar A...
16 Aug 2018
Vic appoints 5 new magistrates, 4 new county judges
The Andrews government in Victoria has elevated five practitioners to the bench of the Magistrate’s Court, and four to judgeships of the County Cour...
16 Aug 2018
Macpherson Kelley on boards 3 new principals
Macpherson Kelley has announced three new appointments across its commercial, intellectual property and family law practice areas. ...
16 Aug 2018
Capilano takeover a sweet deal for shareholders
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Capilano Honey Limited on a takeover proposal from a consortium of private equity funds. ...
16 Aug 2018
Court case an estate planning lesson for blended families
A dispute over an SMSF heard by the Victorian Supreme Court has further highlighted some of the complications that can arise with estate planning for ...
15 Aug 2018
Global head to depart for rival firm
The managing partner of a global firm’s Perth office is set to leave his post for a new role at a major competitor. ...
15 Aug 2018
NSW Law Society fails to have solicitor struck off
The Civil and Administrative Tribunal has fined and reprimanded a solicitor found guilty of professional misconduct but was not persuaded to have him ...
15 Aug 2018
The pay disparity between boutique and BigLaw starters revealed
A new salary guide has highlighted a considerable difference between the lawyers starting off their careers in a top-tier firm versus those at a bouti...
15 Aug 2018
McCabe Curwood adds two new principals
Newly-merged mid-tier firm McCabe Curwood has promoted one lawyer, and hired another, both to the position of principal in its insurance group. ...
15 Aug 2018
Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
New approaches are needed in legal design thinking, writes Andrea Perry-Petersen. ...
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