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23 May 2005
Women advocated for High Court
THE PEAK body representing women lawyers across Australia last week presented a list of outstanding women to the federal Attorney-General for consider...
23 May 2005
Government plans tax deductions for business
BUSINESSES WILL see an increase in the range of tax deductions available to them under the federal Government’s plan to provide systematic treatment...
23 May 2005
Clayton Utz wins employer award
NATIONAL LAW firm Clayton Utz has been awarded an employer of choice accolade by the Queensland Law Society (QLS), said to reflect the firm’s effect...
23 May 2005
The law highlighted
PUBLIC DEBATES, forums, tours and fairs, all intended to increase understanding of the law’s influence on our lives, shaped the 22nd NSW annual Law ...
23 May 2005
Greater protection for children
INTERIM RECOMMENDATIONS released last week by the Victorian Law Reform Commission focused on greater protection for children born from assisted reprod...
23 May 2005
Lawyers can’t get no satisfaction
LIFE IN A modern law firm is no laughing matter, commentators agree. Law firms are not doing enough to satisfy their staff — from new entrants t...
23 May 2005
Funding boost to spurn terrorism: Ruddock
A $7 MILLION funding boost will help build stronger legal frameworks and counter terrorism in the South East Asian region, the Australian federal Atto...
23 May 2005
Freehills continues swap fest
IN A SERIES of swift manoeuvres that will see Freehills’ chief executive officer depart the top-tier firm, litigation partner Keith Steele has been ...
23 May 2005
NSW lawyers call for Bill of Rights talks
THE PEAK body representing lawyers in New South Wales has warned the State is in danger of being left behind if the Premier does not put a Bill of Rig...
23 May 2005
Freehills brings employers up to date on generations
COMPANIES NEED to understand the differences between the generations or risk losing the best staff talent, Freehills’ Women in Business Group urged ...
23 May 2005
Four more years for Pro Bono Centre
THE NATIONAL Pro Bono Resource Centre’s future has been assured for the next four years after the Federal Government announced in the Budget it woul...
23 May 2005
Stockdale joins Mills Oakley
Former Victorian treasurer Alan Stockdale will head Mills Oakley Lawyers’ workplace relations practice and contribute to the firm’s development th...
13 May 2005
Allen & Overy makes light of Hong Kong IPO
ALLEN & OVERY advised Credit Suisse First Boston (Hong Kong) Limited (CSFB) on the largest initial public offering (IPO) in Hong Kong so far this ...
13 May 2005
Accountant drought poses compliance crunch
FEARS ARE growing that a shortage of auditors and accountants in Australia could lead to compliance issues, and ultimately have implications for the b...
13 May 2005
FSR relief for industry and lawyers
THE LEGAL profession and financial services industry have welcomed proposed reforms to the financial services regulatory regime, which they argue will...
13 May 2005
Boutique firm Addisons seizes Coudert leaders
WITH ALREADY an impressive list of partners in its grasp, boutique firm Addisons Lawyers last month lured in three partners and a senior associate fro...
13 May 2005
Partners snared by firm structures
TRAPPED IN THEIR environs, many partners, particularly in large law firms, are unable to leave their unhappy working lives for fear of the rumour mill...
13 May 2005
FindLaw searches for best websites
ONLINE LEGAL information resource FindLaw is calling for Australian law firms to nominate their websites for the 2005 FindLaw website awards, and for ...
13 May 2005
Merger meets Qld firms’ goals
ONE OF THE few law firms in Australia practising exclusively in criminal defence has merged with a Brisbane city firm to further strengthen its positi...
13 May 2005
Victoria claims budget boost
AN INJECTION of $126 million is expected to boost the legal and justice system in Victoria, as part of the 2005-06 State Budget announced last week. A...
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