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28 Jan 2005
Legal fees to be reviewed, again
EXORBITANT LEGAL fees are this week again the subject of scrutiny in New South Wales. Legal bodies and other organisations have submitted their views ...
28 Jan 2005
Clayton Utz addresses untapped female talent
WHILE FIRMS across Australia are touting equal opportunities for their female staff as a priority, national law firm Clayton Utz has entrenched the La...
28 Jan 2005
Analysis: Equal briefs for the fairer sex
CLAYTON UTZ’S strategic implementation of the Law Council of Australia’s equal opportunity briefing policy marks a major success for all women in ...
28 Jan 2005
Firms may miss Australian immigration boat: Maddocks
AUSTRALIA’S LABOUR market will increasingly demand more from immigration lawyers, according to Sydney-based law firm Maddocks, which last week estab...
28 Jan 2005
Clayton Utz partner gets arbitration position
CLAYTON UTZ partner Doug Jones AM has been elected as the Australasian representative on the Board of Trustees of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrato...
28 Jan 2005
Allens, Freehills in table muddle
AS ALLENS Arthur Robinson celebrates its top position in last year’s Dealogic Asia Pacific project finance legal adviser league tables, top tier fir...
21 Jan 2005
Allens to test Asian waters
HAVING TAKEN its place as the top Australian-based firm on the Dealogic annual global project finance league tables since their inception, 2004 being ...
21 Jan 2005
‘Political prisoner’ to address LAWASIA 2005
“MALAYSIA’S MOST famous political prisoner”, according to event organisers, will this year join a list of prominent speakers to address ...
21 Jan 2005
Lawyers call for cheaper asbestos trials
AS ASBESTOS victims await news of the possibility of adequate compensation, legal bodies and other organisations across Australia last week handed ove...
21 Jan 2005
NSW’s new president to defend lawyers’ fees
WITH A mantle to defend lawyers’ fees, the new president of the New South Wales Law Society late last week argued the legal profession has an import...
21 Jan 2005
Strong leader for the young
WHEN VICTORIA Strong won the Young Gun Award at the 2004 Australian Law Awards, she was praised for “single-handedly debunk[ing] the myth that a...
21 Jan 2005
Noyce takes on another challenge
THE CHANCE of being affiliated with an ISO-accredited, Australian Business Excellence Award-winning law firm was key in the decision of western Sydney...
21 Jan 2005
Habib still security ‘interest’: Ruddock
AS THE Law Council of Australia (LCA), the national body representing the legal profession, decries the treatment of Guantanamo Bay detainee Mamdouh H...
12 Jan 2005
Merger management includes culture fit: Dibbs
A MERGER that appears to be financially viable may end in disaster if there is cultural disunity, experts say.Law firms have an important role in ensu...
12 Jan 2005
Lawyers Weekly top 5 tips: Keeping women in the law
IF STATISTICS are correct and your firm is being flooded with female bright young things as they graduate, but is finding their numbers dissipate furt...
12 Jan 2005
Energy boost for Gadens
GADENS LAWYERS late last year pulled off a major recruitment coup that marks the start of a plan to further expand the firm’s energy and resources p...
12 Jan 2005
Clerkship success via “radical” methods
A UNIQUE approach to hiring has seen Gadens Lawyers achieve a 100 per cent acceptance rate with the firm’s Sydney summer clerkship program for the t...
12 Jan 2005
Legal inquiry to divulge evidence ‘mess’
FORMING A united front, Australia’s state law reform commissions have launched what is being touted as the most significant legal inquiry ever condu...
12 Jan 2005
Thomson Playford digs for national ground
DECISION MAKERS behind Brett Goodridge’s appointment to the position of chief executive of commercial law firm Thomson Playford hope he will help pl...
12 Jan 2005
Legislation to ease ACT lawyers’ court work
LAWYERS WILL find the job of searching for court rules and consulting common annotations and case notes in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) easi...
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