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Better powers of attorney in ACTMar 02 2012

THE NEW Powers of Attorney Bill 2006 introduced in the Australian Capital Territory Legislative Assembly last week was heralded for a modern

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Mar 02 2012Cameron rises to federal position

ANOTHER BENEFICIARY from the latest budget, Robert Cameron, was appointed as a new federal magistrat...

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Mar 02 2012Skeletons to emerge at Cole Inquiry

LAST WEEK the Federal Court rejected the Australian Wheat Board’s (AWB) claims of legal profession...

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Mar 02 2012Freehills top in corporate legal services

FREEHILLS has won the CFO Magazine’s Corporate Legal Services Firm of the Year Award for 2006.The ...

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Mar 02 2012CLCs stripped of employment advice funding

THE FEDERAL Government last week decided to withdraw funding of employment advice services at 12 com...

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Specialist insurance firms on the growMar 02 2012

FIRM MORAY & Agnew now stands as one of the largest national specialist insurance firms in the country after plundering Herbert Geer & Rundl...

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Eversheds law firm uses online tests to sift job applicantsMar 02 2012

LAW FIRM Eversheds has introduced online verbal and numerical reasoning tests to help sift the 4,000 candidates who apply each year for a tr...

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Corrs’ Young AchieverMar 02 2012

CONSTRUCTION LAWYER Jess Wellard of Corrs Chambers Westgarth has been named Queensland Young Achiever of the Year.The award recognises Wella...

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Foul tidings in the airMar 02 2012

AUSTRALIAN COMPANIES might soon be subject to ‘climate change claims’ if an environmental action filed in the US is any indication.Peter...

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PRC clients need to press the fleshMar 02 2012

EVEN FIRMS that have been doing deals in China for decades are now finding they have to go to the trouble of being physically on the mainlan...

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