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19 May 2006
International law conference takes experts to Wellington
THE 14TH ANNUAL Australian and New Zealand Society of International Law (ANZSIL) conference, Pacific Perspectives on International Law, will be held i...
19 May 2006
Remedy wrongful life, say lawyers
AFTER A High Court decision against wrongful life claims, the Australian Lawyers Alliance has called for governments to consider legislation protectin...
19 May 2006
Mid tier needs clearer identity
MID-TIER FIRMS need to drop areas of practice that no longer give them a competitive edge in a market that is likely to see a “shake out” ...
19 May 2006
Nguyen’s lawyers win civil justice award
TWO MELBOURNE lawyers have been awarded the Australian Lawyers Alliance Victorian Civil Justice Award for their work on the trial of Australian Van Ng...
19 May 2006
Minter Ellison lives up to responsibilities
THE ONLY law firm globally and Australia’s only professional services firm to participate in the Corporate Responsibility Index (CRI), Minter Elliso...
15 May 2006
Wisdom workers and networkers at IPBA event
WHILE NETWORKING has long been touted as the necessary skill for all legal professionals, a panel of experts met last week to offer tips and disclose ...
15 May 2006
Profession welcomes mobility in ACT
THE STANDARDISATION that will come with national legal profession legislation will benefit the entire profession, according to ACT Law Society preside...
15 May 2006
Vic’s new Indigenous barrister
VICTORIA CAN welcome its first female Indigenous barrister this week. Yesterday, Linda Lovett completed her final classes to become a member of the Ba...
15 May 2006
UK firms call Australia home, but there is no more room
ONLY BY cutting down on support staff, expensive atriums and large libraries is it possible for UK-based dispute resolution law firm Kennedys to set u...
15 May 2006
Allens makes partners across the region
ALLENS ARTHUR ROBINSON bolted from the gate last week by announcing its partnership appointments to take effect on 1 July.The firm has made six new pa...
15 May 2006
Queensland calls for human rights charter
AFTER THE New South Wales legal profession welcomed the decision of the State’s Attorney General to put a Charter of Rights on the agenda for discus...
15 May 2006
International firms grow in Asia
THE GLOBAL demand for lawyers, and the impact of growth in China and throughout Asia, was evident in the hefty amount of appointments made by two inte...
15 May 2006
Starting salaries for City lawyers soar as firms fight for top talent
NEWLY QUALIFIED lawyers can now expect to earn a minimum of £55,000 ($132,750) at the top City law firms in the UK after pay reviews were finalised l...
5 May 2006
Out of the frying pan
For those stepping out into the great unknown that is their future legal career, the world can be a terrifying place. But, writes Gaurav de Fontgalla...
5 May 2006
The ‘practical’ in PLT under fire
PRACTICAL LEGAL training is well and good in theory, offering students an insight into the legal world before they actually enter it. The experience, ...
5 May 2006
Govt respects copyright laws on World IP Day
THE FEDERAL Government last week touted its support of maintaining international cooperation in copyright matters, claiming that its participation in ...
5 May 2006
ALS united, but lawyers no better off
YEARS IN the making, the united Aboriginal Legal Service for New South Wales has been formed. While it is a proud moment for the federal Attorney Gene...
5 May 2006
‘Dodgy’ and ‘rapacious’ lawyers warning angers profession
“DODGY LAWYERS” became an issue of some contention between New South Wales’ first legal officer and a representative body of the legal p...
5 May 2006
Aus criticism of NZ sex cases ‘justified’
A RECENT Federal Court of Australia decision to block the extradition of two Catholic clergymen to New Zealand to face trial for alleged historical se...
5 May 2006
Queensland “discriminating” in favour of Patel victims
THE DECISION by Queensland Attorney-General Linda Lavarch to indefinitely extend the legal rights of victims of negligent doctor Jayant Patel was disc...
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Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
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