Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA
subscribe to our newsletter sign up
News

News

21 Mar 2005
Holding Redlich takes on the big guns
YOU HAVE to be a niche specialist if you want to compete with the big guns, a Holding Redlich partner told Lawyers Weekly recently.According to Holdin...
11 Mar 2005
Silica exposure fears ease
FEARS THAT inhalation of silica dust could lead to the kind of asbestos-related losses haunting the insurance industry have been eased by the publicat...
11 Mar 2005
Mid-tier urged to make more of pro bono
FEDERAL Attorney-General Philip Ruddock has praised the legal profession’s commitment to delivering justice through pro bono work. But, while both l...
11 Mar 2005
Lawyers take up case for feathered, furry friends
ALL CREATURES great and small will take centre stage in an online think-tank, developed exclusively for lawyers to help end animal suffering through l...
11 Mar 2005
Employees now calling the shots, says lawyer
THERE IS an increasing trend towards an individualisation of employment arrangements, according to a Maddocks partner. This means that employers are i...
11 Mar 2005
Voters go online for Law Awards
IN A WORLD first for online poll technology, an innovative and secure voting website has been designed for the 2005 Fuji Xerox Australian Law Awards.I...
11 Mar 2005
Australia subscribes to US style govt procurement
AS LAWYERS and the Government grapple with the inevitable and predicted implications of the Australia and US Free Trade Agreement (FTA), and the resul...
11 Mar 2005
MBC snaps up PI through merger
AS FIRMS in New South Wales are said to be shying away from personal injuries, plaintiff law firm Maurice Blackburn Cashman (MBC) has further expanded...
11 Mar 2005
Articled clerks write rave reviews
MOST YOUNG lawyers in Victoria felt their article clerkship training met their expectations, a survey has revealed, despite speculation last year that...
11 Mar 2005
Uniform laws to be weighed up
FEDERAL PARLIAMENT’S Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee wants to know whether the differences in state and federal laws affect trade and com...
11 Mar 2005
Law and morality go hand in hand
ANY DISCUSSION of judicial ethics “must involve a broader and deeper consideration of the nexus between law and morality”, Chief Justice M...
11 Mar 2005
Lawyers beckon civil rights watchdog
A CIVIL rights watchdog is needed to help halt the trampling of people’s rights in this country, according to the peak body representing plaintiff l...
4 Mar 2005
Lawyer warns contract makers of risky market
A CLAYTON UTZ lawyer has warned construction industry leaders that they must secure the right contractual arrangements if they want to avoid being cau...
4 Mar 2005
Gadens reflects on PNG
PORT MORESBY was the setting for a major cocktail event last week when Gadens Lawyers pulled together a network of local political and business dignit...
4 Mar 2005
Lawyers prepare for Gold Coast’s POLA
MEMBERS OF the legal profession from across the Asia Pacific region will next month descend on the Gold Coast for the 16th annual POLA Conference, bei...
4 Mar 2005
Calls for closer ties between ASX and ASIC
THE AUSTRALIAN Stock Exchange (ASX) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) should work more closely on corporate governance i...
4 Mar 2005
Gadens goes green
THE GOOD intentions of the annual institution we call Clean Up Australia have found their way into Australian law firms, which are now able to demonst...
4 Mar 2005
Law Awards take new poll position
AS LAWYERS WEEKLY went to press earlier this week, finishing touches were being put to the website that will host an online poll which will revolution...
4 Mar 2005
Acting against Victoria’s judges?
THE VICTORIAN Nationals argue the proposed Bill “comes on top of mistakes made by this government”, while the Liberals have “substan...
25 Feb 2005
Judges deserve pay after social extradition: Senator
A QUEENSLAND senator has spoken out against proposals to dock judges’ pay and superannuation, claiming any plans to do so misunderstand what it is j...
FROM THE WEB
Recommended by Spike Native Network
more from lawyers weekly
Mar 20 2019
Is Domestic Violence Inherently Gendered in The Law
Promoted by National Criminal Lawyers. Intimate terrorism, domestic violence, family violence and ab...
Tim Game
Mar 20 2019
NSW politics must address ‘manifestly inadequate’ CTP scheme
The compulsory third party system in NSW requires an urgent review, and political parties must addr...
Canberra landscape
Mar 19 2019
Stage 1 redevelopment of ACT Law Courts complete
The first stage of the redevelopment of the ACT Law Courts has officially reached completion, paving...
APPOINTMENTS
Brisbane partner, Thomson Geer
Jul 26 2018
New Brisbane partner for Thomson Geer
Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
 appoints new company director and chairman
Jul 25 2018
WA’s Law Access appoints new company director and chairman
Western Australia’s legal pro bono referral service Law Access is welcoming the announcement of a ...
Appointed, handshake
Jun 26 2018
Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
Crown prosecutor Glen Cash QC has been appointed to the District Court of Queensland and will presid...
opinion
Mar 12 2019
An open letter to my sons following International Women’s Day
Law Squared associate director Catherine Brooks penned an open letter to her sons, Remington and Ray...
Katie Johnston
Mar 7 2019
Deal breakers and deal changers in advice M&A
The financial services industry has seen blow after blow recently with the introduction of new Finan...
Mar 4 2019
3 common money mistakes lawyers make
Many lawyers don’t know where to start when it comes to managing their money, writes Glen Hare. ...