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17 Jun 2005
TressCox Lawyers in transition
TRESSCOX LAWYERS, one of the oldest firms in Australia, has announced the appointment of Peter Smith as managing partner.The move marks a change for ...
17 Jun 2005
Top-tier exit for small clients
IN YET another example of the increasingly rapid flow of top-tier firm partners into smaller firms, Allens Arthur Robinson has lost a commercial partn...
17 Jun 2005
In-house legal practice course in the wings
THE AUSTRALIAN Corporate Lawyers Association (ACLA) and the College of Law are working together to develop a graduate diploma in in-house legal practi...
10 Jun 2005
Corporates brace for AML shortage
AS THE CORPORATE sector continues to wait for the Federal Government to show its hand on anti-money laundering, fears are growing that firms may have ...
10 Jun 2005
Money can’t buy you talent
FIRMS HAVE not been using cash to sway potential candidates and attract staff to remedy the current skills shortage, the recently released Hays Legal ...
10 Jun 2005
BDW takes on new top gun
THE RECENT appointment of a new chairman of partners at Blake Dawson Waldron has seen a female step into this prestigious role.Replacing Richard Fishe...
10 Jun 2005
Society condemns lawyers’ tax evasions
THE NEWS SOUTH Wales Law Society has spoken out against solicitors evading their tax obligations following media reports and parliamentary revelations...
10 Jun 2005
HWL in merger makings
A MERGER between national firm Home Wilkinson Lowry and Sydney-based Michell Sillar involved a long process that involved a high investment of time an...
10 Jun 2005
Lawyers slam insurers’ premiums
A PEAK BODY representing New South Wales legal practitioners this week said the public deserved an explanation as to why they are paying higher premiu...
10 Jun 2005
Mallesons wins, but not clear favourites
SNAPPING UP ten awards at this year’s event, Mallesons Stephen Jaques just about needed a trolley to carry all the ‘lady justices’ it took away ...
10 Jun 2005
ASIO’s powers could infringe on rights
THE LAW Council of Australia has warned that Australian Security Intelligence Organisation’s (ASIO’s) questioning and detention powers have the po...
3 Jun 2005
Further growth for Thomson Playford
COMMERCIAL LAW FIRM Thomson Playford has outgrown its current offices in Sydney’s centre, necessitating an expansion of floor space earlier this wee...
3 Jun 2005
High fees alright, if there is value
A FORMER top-tier managing partner has condemned recent reports about major banks looking for ways to lower the costs of legal services provided by ex...
3 Jun 2005
Lawyer defends ancient principle
A BRISBANE criminal law expert has welcomed plans to shelve the abolition of the legal principle of double jeopardy in Queensland.Michael Bosscher, of...
3 Jun 2005
MP blasts lawyers’ tax rorts
THE LEGAL profession has for too long been “rorting” the taxation system and failing to comply with the law, the House of Representatives ...
3 Jun 2005
Council calls for flexible capping
THE NATION’S lawyers have applauded the Professional Standards Council’s decision to overhaul the system of capped liability in New South Wales, w...
3 Jun 2005
APRA goes prescriptive on corporate governance
THE AUSTRALIAN Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has brushed aside concerns from its regulated entities over prescriptive regulation with its pro...
3 Jun 2005
Seven strong legal team creates China link
AUSTRALIAN LAW FIRMS will be given the opportunity to establish commercial relations with their counterparts in China under a Law Institute of Victori...
3 Jun 2005
Lawyers boost policy debate
A LIBERAL backbencher’s suggestion to introduce a bill to release long-term detainees has sparked support from the peak body representing the legal ...
3 Jun 2005
Phillips Fox takes cream of the crop
PHILLIPS FOX has taken the cream of the crop in its recent acquisition of three new partners from Allens Arthur Robinson, Mallesons Stephen Jaques and...
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Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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