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The end of NZ barristerial immunity

THE NEW ZEALAND Supreme Court’s abolition of barristerial immunity for both civil and criminal proceedings has eradicated “an unjust

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Slattery blasts ‘token’ Della Bosca

MICHAEL SLATTERY QC, president of the NSW Bar Association, has attacked Special Minister of State Jo...

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US companies shell out cash to lawyers

AN ANNUAL survey from the US has reported a jump in legal department spending and outside counsel ex...

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AWB lawyers part of a broken system: Roxon

THE LEGAL profession needs wholesale improvement if it is to repair damage done by scandals such as ...

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Plan for articles ‘by another name’

ARTICLE CLERKSHIPS should be abolished in Victoria in favour of the Queensland model of a 12-month i...

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New titles give lawyers a reason to stay home

IT MAY be as simple as giving departing lawyers promotions if you want to stem the flow of bright young things leaving for London and overse...

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Allens & Minters client favourites: ILO

THE INTERNATIONAL law office (ILO) has awarded Allens Arthur Robinson and Minter Ellison Rudd Watts the Client Choice Award for Australia an...

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Fair go for personal injury law

HEAVY CRITICISM has come from both the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) and Australian Business Limited (ABL) over a new legal campaign ...

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ABL sponsors art and fine wine

FOR THE second year running, Arnold Bloch Leibler is the principal sponsor for the Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards for 2006...

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Hunt & Hunt exports know-how to Austrade

THE AUSTRALIAN Government’s export promotion agency, Austrade, has entered into a new strategic alliance with Hunt & Hunt.The firm wil...

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