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5 May 2006
Sky is the legal limit in Hong Kong
HONG KONG’S legal services market is humming and as a result the recruitment market is also enjoying an upsurge. Although lawyers with a specific sk...
5 May 2006
Readers, have your say
AS THE content and design of Lawyers Weekly continues to evolve, its publishers are now looking to the magazine’s readers for input on its future di...
3 May 2006
Ex-Blakes partner eyes super changes
THE UNPRECEDENTED level of consolidation in the superannuation industry is having an effect legal firms acting for the super funds, according to Maged...
3 May 2006
WorkChoices’ time-keeping a good move: lawyers
THE NEW time-keeping regulations to be introduced under the WorkChoices legislation, recently announced by the federal Minister of Employment and Work...
1 May 2006
No rush for Middle East moves: consultants
WHILE THE number of international law firms setting up camp in the Middle East is growing at an exponential rate, commentators argue that Australian f...
1 May 2006
NZ discovers flexibility works for fairer sex
IT IS not just women in this country that have been having a tough time getting to partnership level, a New Zealand survey has revealed. While women c...
1 May 2006
Final tax ruling for larger firms
LAW FIRMS have been given 12 months notice by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to seek advice if needed and determine whether fees charged by thei...
1 May 2006
Lawyers and media find common ground
UNLESS THEY had been asleep for the last eight months, no one could have missed reading something about the Toll Patrick takeover — in fact, eve...
1 May 2006
Dibbs Abbott Stillman CEO moves on
AFTER FIVE and a half years, Chris Arnold has decided his work with Dibbs Abbott Stillman is done and that it is time for a new challenge and a new di...
1 May 2006
Teachers come together for legal knowledge review
AN UPCOMING conference at Victoria University will highlight current practices in legal education and research, as well as the effect of changes Austr...
21 Apr 2006
Unfair dismissal laws miss the mark
AS THE complexity of WorkChoices begins to bear down on both employers and employees, there is cause for alarm over the growing confusion surrounding ...
21 Apr 2006
Quality control foreign lawyers: AG
WHILE THE legal profession has welcomed the push for the introduction of uniform entry requirements for foreign lawyers wanting to work in Australia, ...
21 Apr 2006
ALRAC prepares for coming challenges
CHALLENGES AS diverse as the HIV/AIDS epidemic, climate change, the instability of the international security environment and the aspirations of Gener...
21 Apr 2006
Lawyers welcome WA justice upgrade
SOON TO be appointed Chief Justice of Western Australia, Wayne Martin QC, has announced plans to make the state’s justice system cheaper, more acces...
21 Apr 2006
Law firms rewarded for transactions
REFLECTING ITS success at last year’s Australian Law Awards where it won 10 accolades, Mallesons Stephen Jaques took out another 10 gongs at the rec...
21 Apr 2006
LIV guides law firms to success
MANY LAWYERS would not consider themselves to be businessmen, and yet run and contribute to a business is what they must do. It was with these lawyers...
21 Apr 2006
Claims of legal cuts a farce: Ruddock
FEDERAL ATTORNEY General Philip Ruddock has defended his Government’s arrangements for Indigenous legal aid services, rejecting some states’ claim...
21 Apr 2006
UK courts embarrassing Australia
DAVID HICKS is promising to become an even bigger embarrassment to the Australian Government as he edges closer to British citizenship and potential f...
13 Apr 2006
Law reform for animals’ sake
AN AREA of law reform is anticipated to take centre stage in Australia, once legal professionals and law reformers realise its importance and their re...
13 Apr 2006
Thomson Playford’s growth leaves Adelaide behind
ADELAIDE-BASED Thomson Playford’s merger with Sydney firm Cowley Hearne, announced last week, represents a major phase in the firm’s growth strate...
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