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22 Jul 2005
LIV acts on depression
LAWYERS ARE not immune to the strains and stresses of managing their professional and personal lives. Nor are they immune to the consequences of those...
22 Jul 2005
Bush calls for Vic young lawyers
YOUNG LAWYERS will now help service country law firms that have found it difficult to find staff due to competition with more popular locations in the...
22 Jul 2005
McBrat won’t be bullied by Maccas
THE MANY Irish people with family names starting with ‘Mc’ are being deprived of the right to use a derivation of their names because fast food gi...
22 Jul 2005
Compliance role in crisis
WHILE COMPLIANCE is evolving from a regulatory imperative to a competitive advantage, financial services firms are struggling to determine the best ro...
22 Jul 2005
UTS on gender parity in the Pacific
A HUMAN RIGHTS lawyer yesterday considered the prospect of New Caledonia’s future independence, which he said could become more remote because of th...
22 Jul 2005
Aussie firms to hunt Kiwi lawyers
AS THE SHOCK of the recent terrorist bombings in London reverberated through the legal community, Australian legal recruiters struggling to cater to m...
22 Jul 2005
Minter’s partner judged worthy
CHAIRMAN OF partners at Minter Ellison’s Brisbane office, Andrew Greenwood, will be donning a different cap after his recent appointment as a Judge ...
22 Jul 2005
Mallesons pulls off PPP boon
WHILE ALMOST doubling the total project amount achieved by its closest competitor in project finance over the past six months, according to recently r...
22 Jul 2005
Deacons advised on workplace reforms
MINISTER FOR Employment and Workplace Relations Kevin Andrews confirmed his intention to introduce significant workplace reforms, including a total re...
22 Jul 2005
New moot court open for debate
GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY’S new electronic moot court was opened at the Nathan campus in Brisbane this week by Queensland Attorney-General and Minister fo...
22 Jul 2005
Lawyers to sport winter medals
THE QUESTION on everybody’s lips at this year’s Volvo Lawyers Ski Race will be whether any non-Olympic medallists will be able to score a win, aft...
22 Jul 2005
Macliver to head Bell Gully
NEW ZEALAND law firm Bell Gully has appointed Stephen Macliver as the firm’s new chief executive, after an international search.Macliver is Chairman...
15 Jul 2005
Most WMC lawyers stay on
BHP BILLITON has offered positions to eight members of WMC Resources’ 12-strong in-house legal team following its recent takeover of the company.WMC...
15 Jul 2005
London lures our lawyers
AFTER LONDON’S financial market recovered from the initial shock of the terrorist attacks on the city last week, it was soon business as usual. As t...
15 Jul 2005
Freehills, Allens in M&A victory
COMPETITION TO take the place as top dog in mergers and acquisitions has again begun. While Freehills this year clearly dominated the Thomson Financia...
15 Jul 2005
Law Society slams government freeloading
THERE SHOULD BE an urgent review of New South Wales court fees and charges system so that government departments are forced to pay their share of the ...
15 Jul 2005
Maxwell QC appointed to Victorian Supreme Court
Chris Maxwell QC, a former Legal Aid Commissioner and former president of Liberty Victoria, has been appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of Vict...
15 Jul 2005
Pay not quick fix in lawyer shortage
WHILE AUSTRALIAN FIRMS have been shaking off a conservatism in their recruitment strategies over recent months, determined not to be caught out in a c...
8 Jul 2005
ASX rules yielding little risk info
MOST LISTED Australian companies have not used the advent of the Australian Stock Exchange’s corporate governance guidelines to increase disclosure ...
8 Jul 2005
Tightly-focused marketing turns small firms into big fish
CLIENTS THAT used to want just good service from their lawyers are now seeking specialist industry expertise as well, attendees at a recent seminar on...
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