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10 Sep 2004
Phillips Fox digs its new den
AFTER MORE than a decade at number 255 Elizabeth Street Sydney, Phillips Fox is moving just a block or so, and has signed a ten year lease for the top...
9 Sep 2004
Treasury acts on FSR loophole, but still doubts linger
THE LEGAL profession last week breathed a sigh of relief when the Federal Government heeded calls to ensure lawyers remain exempt from holding license...
9 Sep 2004
Young Gadens IP leader truly an old head
Andrew Perry’s leadership folio is growing — he’s just taken on another set of reins to accompany the ones he assumes as president of NSW Yo...
3 Sep 2004
Olympian narrowly wins lawyers’ ski race
ZALI STEGGALL, bronze medalist in the slalom at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, raced to victory in this year’s Volvo Lawyers Ski Race, but only...
3 Sep 2004
Gadens Lawyers at the Sydney Law Careers Fair
When the Sydney Law Careers Fair was held earlier this year, Lawyers Weekly asked each firm who would be representing them at their stall, what they w...
3 Sep 2004
Hulls to remedy ‘lenient’ sentencing
The Victorian Government has been caught up in a law-and-order debate following angry public protests against what have been labelled lenient sentence...
3 Sep 2004
Get a victim on board: protesters
About 10,000 Victorians swarmed to the steps of the State’s Parliament House recently to protest against what they labelled the “lenient&rdquo...
3 Sep 2004
LIV calls for top lawyers
The Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) is seeking to recognise legal practitioners who make outstanding contributions to the community, professional exce...
3 Sep 2004
Youth roundtable to expose criminal faults
A GROUP of young leaders from this year’s National Youth Roundtable are looking to expose shortcomings in the criminal justice system as it relates ...
3 Sep 2004
Election may delay anti-laundering laws
FINANCIAL FRAUD experts are concerned that the upcoming federal election could further delay the Government’s overhaul of Australia’s anti-money l...
3 Sep 2004
LegalCo appoints new head
Business information provider LegalCo Limited has appointed its new managing director and chief executive officer.Taking up his new roles, Craig Kenne...
3 Sep 2004
Pro bono paper published
There should now be no confusion about the possibilities of pro bono activities in law schools thanks to the release of an information paper by the Na...
3 Sep 2004
Bright youngish thing for Gadens
Despite its youthful culture, Gadens Lawyers did not set out to find someone young for the vacant post of managing partner. But younger-than-the-norm ...
3 Sep 2004
Winneke kick off this weekend
The Annual Winneke Cup this weekend promises to be a massive AFL event, according to organisers.Blake Dawson Waldron, champions at last year’s Victo...
3 Sep 2004
Ruddock not backing Hicks style trials
While Australian David Hicks stands trial on terrorism charges in Guantanamo Bay under the widely criticised US military commission, Australian Attorn...
27 Aug 2004
Hicks’ observer heads to Cuba
THE LAW Council of Australia (LCA) this week sent the only independent Australian legal expert to Guantanamo Bay to observe the first hearing in the m...
27 Aug 2004
Jury out on CLERP9, says Justice Owen
AS THE dust settles from the introduction of CLERP9 into Australian law, a senior judge has questioned whether the increased penalties for breaches of...
27 Aug 2004
LCA names its man for Hicks’ trial
Australia has only one independent observer at David Hicks’ trial this week in Guantanamo Bay, but the Law Council of Australia is hoping Lex Lasry...
27 Aug 2004
Massages and gimmicks might rub them the wrong way
AS HUMAN resources managers in law firms stumble over each other to throw goodies and benefits at staff in an attempt to ensure adequate work/life bal...
27 Aug 2004
WA indigenous students to be mentored in law
Indigenous law students in Western Australia were last week paired off with members of the legal profession in an effort to provide for these students...
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