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22 Apr 2005
The grad files
Trevor Hyde, 22, Raj Lawyers What did you have to do to get your position?Hyde was first introduced to Raj Lawyers at the Sydney Law Careers Fair las...
22 Apr 2005
What to expect as a graduate
Now the studying is over, many graduates are preparing themselves for the big step into law firms. Deacons HR adviser Anita Conte sheds some light on...
22 Apr 2005
The Mallesons experience
Celia Murray offers an insight into what it’s like starting your career at a top-tier firmWorking as a graduate lawyer at Mallesons Stephen Jaques ...
22 Apr 2005
Lawyers slam privilege abuse
A “DANGEROUS PRECEDENT” threatened three hundred years of open government and free speech when the South Australian premier recently intro...
22 Apr 2005
Australian lawyers hit the NY Bar
WITH A PASS rate of 90 per cent from over 100 enrolments per sitting, the New York and California Bar Review Program has proved to be a successful pat...
22 Apr 2005
Kells offers standard hand
WOLLONGONG’S LARGEST legal firm is using its own success in achieving the ISO 9001 standard for internal processes and policies to assist other law ...
22 Apr 2005
Flexibility breeds legal retention
AS THE demand for bright young lawyers continues to increase, law firms will more and more need to provide an environment that allows flexible work pr...
22 Apr 2005
London draws in legal eagles
AS PRACTITIONERS, judges and legal academics sort through the remaining cornucopia of ideas and views affecting the profession after the recent LAWASI...
22 Apr 2005
Law Society defends current sentencing
THE PEAK body representing the legal profession has condemned recent criticisms of criminal sentencing, arguing they are based on ignorance of the law...
22 Apr 2005
Tax avoidance confronted
THE EVOLUTION of High Court thinking about tax avoidance was the focus of a lecture by Queens Counsel Allan Myers at the University of Melbourne last ...
22 Apr 2005
Seminar to spotlight employee retention
Next Thursday 28 April, Leadership Management Australia and Lloyd Morgan will hold a breakfast seminar on effective recruitment strategies in a candid...
15 Apr 2005
NSW reforms set to clear court backlog
A SYSTEM designed to reduce guilty pleas and no-bills on the eve of trials will be introduced in a New South Wales Government effort to tackle a backl...
15 Apr 2005
New Editor appointed
KATE GIBBS has been appointed Editor of Lawyers Weekly. She replaces Francis Wilkins, who is now Managing Editor of the LexisNexis newspaper division,...
15 Apr 2005
Legal panel to protect Aussie nationals
THE “TROUBLED TIMES in which we live” have spurred the peak body representing the Australian legal profession into establishing a Human Ri...
15 Apr 2005
Lawyering to debating at Clayton Utz
A CLAYTON UTZ lawyer has taken her expertise to a new market, using debating skills acquired working with the firm’s litigation and insolvency group...
15 Apr 2005
Ethical dilemmas in focus
ETHICAL DILEMMAS faced by in-house lawyers, government lawyers and public servants in their day-to-day work will be the focus of a half-day seminar he...
15 Apr 2005
Freehills to scope final sale
Law Firm Freehills has snapped up one of the year’s most coveted deals, the scoping study that may lead to the final sale of Telstra. The firm will ...
15 Apr 2005
Regulatory confusion delays Basel II projects
CONTINUING CONFUSION over home/host regulatory issues is adding unwanted complications to Basel II implementation projects globally, according to a le...
15 Apr 2005
ACLA to endorse Law Awards
THE PEAK BODY representing Australia’s in-house lawyers has thrown its support behind the Australian Law Awards, arguing they represent an important...
15 Apr 2005
Lawyers to debate and vote in new online forum
EACH AND every legal professional can now raise, debate and vote on questions of interest to the profession via an online forum. The forum uses the sa...
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