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ICA defends tort reformsMar 03 2012

THE PEAK Australian insurance body has hit back at claims that, even despite recent tort reform, premiums have not been significantly reduce

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Mar 03 2012Work debate spurs women lawyers

THE NEW South Wales legal profession is poised to become actively engaged in a public debate on the ...

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Mar 03 2012Angus to head Vic College of Law

IAN ANGUS has been appointed as the new CEO of the College of Law in Victoria.Bringing with him 15 y...

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Mar 03 2012What’s in a (court’s) name?

VICTORIA’S COURTS may be renamed and judicial titles changed under proposals by the State’s Atto...

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Mar 03 2012Taxing issues set for corporate NZ: lawyer

CORPORATE NEW ZEALAND should consider tax consequences as it moves towards the adoption of Internati...

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Silver not tarnishing for MintersMar 03 2012

MINTER ELLISON was the only law firm to take part in the recently published Corporate Responsibility Index, a self-assessment tool to assess...

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Bail law should be overhauledMar 03 2012

THE LAW Society of New South Wales has called for an overhaul of the law for determining bail, submitting key recommendations to the State G...

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Free press vital for rule of lawMar 03 2012

FREEDOM OF the press played a vital role in upholding the rule of law, but was only effective when backed by an independent and committed le...

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Dubbo public hearing for Indigenous AustraliansMar 03 2012

AN INQUIRY into the provision of legal aid services to Indigenous Australian was recommenced last week by the Federal Parliament’s Public ...

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Hardie legalities cause further pay delaysMar 03 2012

LEGAL COMPLEXITIES have been blamed for the postponement of the agreement to fund compensation for victims of James Hardie’s asbestos prod...

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