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Bias impacts the expert in witnessesMar 02 2012

LEGAL PRACTITIONERS are well clued when it comes to selecting expert witnesses, but in some cases may be using gender biases to heighten the

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Mar 02 2012ACLA brings mentoring in-house

CAREER MENTORING has found its way onto the agenda of the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association (...

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Mar 02 2012Lawyers to see salary boon

OVERSEAS DEMAND for Australian lawyers will place inflationary pressures on local salaries, accordin...

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Mar 02 2012A-G pushes family law changes

A NEW set of changes to family law, which take effect from 1 July this year, are the most significan...

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Mar 02 2012Final report: no justification for tort reforms

THERE WAS no justification for the “sweeping reforms” to tort law that have been introdu...

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Vic to act on report into freedom of informationMar 02 2012

THE BRACKS Government will implement changes recommended by the state’s Ombudsman in a report on Freedom of Information (FoI), Attorney-Ge...

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Knight of the CrownMar 02 2012

NSW CROWN Solicitor Ian Knight has spent all but three years of his 36-year career in the Crown Solicitor’s Office. But despite the differ...

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Lawyers offer hand out for cancer patientsMar 02 2012

LAW FIRM Baker & McKenzie has set up what appears to be a first — a pro bono legal service dedicated to cancer patients. Along wit...

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Use your brand – or lose it: lawyersMar 02 2012

IT’S SOMETHING intellectual property lawyers have always been aware of — if businesses don’t use their trade marks for more than t...

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In-house verdict: no more time billingMar 02 2012

WHILE REDUCING outside legal costs remains the single most pressing issue for in-house legal departments, little or no steps are being taken...

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