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2 Jul 2019
CBA exec leadership team shaking up with departure of Group GC
Changes are afoot for the executive leadership team at Commonwealth Bank, giving it the opportunity to review the responsibilities of the role of the ...
2 Jul 2019
Minters scoops up senior legal counsel for construction team
National firm MinterEllison has appointed a senior legal counsel from the Roads and Maritime Services in New South Wales to be a legal consultant in i...
Hannah Marshall and Travis Schultz
2 Jul 2019
Businesses with Facebook pages ‘should be worried’
A recent NSW Supreme Court decision will widen the scope for defamation claims and will have a “chilling effect” on communications, according to s...
2 Jul 2019
'We're not as digital as we need to be', managing director says
The former managing director of Facebook ANZ and founder of The Digital CEO has shed some light on how Australian companies continue to lag behind oth...
2 Jul 2019
Baker McKenzie promotes 7 partners
Baker McKenzie has announced seven of its Australian lawyers will be joining the firm’s global partnership. ...
2 Jul 2019
Sumitomo finances WA gold project
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised Japanese company Sumitomo Corporation on its farm-in and financing of a Western Australian gold mining project. ...
2 Jul 2019
LCA urges government to reconsider proposed stripping laws
The Law Council of Australia has called for the Australian government to reconsider introducing proposed citizenship stripping laws, saying they may u...
2 Jul 2019
Corporate bookmaker debuts IPO
Clarendon Lawyers has acted for PointsBet Holdings Limited on its IPO. ...
1 Jul 2019
Lawyer X royal commission hands down progress report
The Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants has delivered its progress report to the Governor of Victoria, with commissioner Margare...
1 Jul 2019
A-G: Priestley 11 still work
With the place of the traditional Priestley 11 coming under scrutiny in an age of tech advancement, the nation’s First Law Officer has weighed in on...
1 Jul 2019
Gap years can benefit your career — especially women lawyers
Experiencing life as a goat farmer and a restaurant dishwasher helped Courtney Bowie realise that a career in law as a female doesn’t have to be “...
1 Jul 2019
Firms kick off new FY with merger
Two Australian law firms have officially merged their offering into one, effective 1 July. ...
1 Jul 2019
New Australian Lawyers Alliance president appointed
National advocacy group Australian Lawyers Alliance has appointed its new president as it celebrates its 25th anniversary. ...
1 Jul 2019
Ferrier Hodgson absorbed into KPMG
Ferrier Hodgson has finalised a merger with big four professional services firm KPMG. ...
1 Jul 2019
Allens appoints 33 to senior roles
Allens has named 13 new managing associates, one principal patent attorney and 20 senior associates in its Australian offices in a new round of intern...
1 Jul 2019
WA Law Society takes payroll tax stance
The Law Society of Western Australia has expressed its support for an increase to the payroll tax threshold for small businesses in the state. ...
1 Jul 2019
Businesses to brace for 'second generation of technology'
Australian in-house teams may soon find themselves being impacted by a "second generation of technology", with businesses operating in certain sectors...
1 Jul 2019
Global tech investment furthering opportunities for Aus businesses
Australian businesses should adopt new technology and new forms of software being developed overseas, rather than see such progress as a potential ri...
28 Jun 2019
International firm to debut new Aussie-based chair
An international law firm with a distinct Australian presence has selected a Brisbane-based staffer as its new partnership chair. ...
28 Jun 2019
4-day weeks, flexibility and other shake-ups to traditional working
In this episode, Jerome speaks with two board members of Minds Count, Canon Oceania general counsel David Field and Swaab managing partner Mary Digigl...
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