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13 Oct 2003
Together at last, Minters cracks down on conflict
MINTER ELLISON, which will become a single partnership from 2004, has just rolled out a sophisticated conflict management system at the behest of the ...
13 Oct 2003
Vic firms brace for Federal Award
VICTORIA’S entire legal profession stands on the brink of the unknown, with the State Government set to re-introduce award conditions for support st...
13 Oct 2003
Corporate lawyers eye LCA membership
ENCOURAGED by recent support from the New South Wales Bar Association, the body representing more than 2,200 in-house counsel nationwide will this mon...
13 Oct 2003
BATtered hopes pinned on Gulson
THE CONTROVERSIAL affidavit of whistleblower Frederick Gulson looks to be the only salvation for legal counsel seeking to put the squeeze on British A...
7 Oct 2003
Shanghai surprise for Aussie battlers
YEARS of lobbying the Chinese Government to open its domestic market to foreign lawyers received a welcome breakthrough last month when Shanghai-based...
7 Oct 2003
Arbitration push needs more funding: HK head
THE COMMONWEALTH Government must invest more money into Australia’s International Arbitration (IA) efforts or risk significant early inroads being l...
7 Oct 2003
AAR’s Castle a resolute contender for top woman honours
BAD THINGS supposedly happen in threes, but Louise Castle would be right now hoping the adage also applies to life’s positives.The Allens Arthur Rob...
7 Oct 2003
Government “shake out” will continue: Minters
By Josh MassoudLaw firms will continue to fall by the wayside as competition for Commonwealth Government work heats up, according to the head of Aust...
7 Oct 2003
The wrong man for the job?
“Philip Ruddock will be a 300 times better political player than Daryl Williams, but that won’t necessarily make him a good Attorney-General.&...
26 Sep 2003
Bullying too funky for progress
If you continue to use the word “bullying” when referring to all inappropriate workplace behaviour, the debate won’t progress, says Joe ...
26 Sep 2003
BDW chief: self-regulation “a big ask”
In a candid discussion Blake Dawson Waldron CEO John Atkin admitted that Blakes’ involvement with HIH insolvency was a great challenge for the firm ...
26 Sep 2003
West slowly meeting East on international arbitration
THE RULES of international arbitration have been viewed sceptically by the East for many years as protection for Western business interests, the presi...
26 Sep 2003
Freehills, Couderts and Acuiti score
THE TWENTIETH annual Sydney inter law firm soccer competition was held on a sunny, windy Sunday (14 September) with one resounding outcome. None of th...
26 Sep 2003
Saving the trees can save you money
IMAGINE a paperless legal office? The Forest Friendly Eco-Kit, while not facilitating this outcome just yet, sets out a number of steps that law firms...
26 Sep 2003
Fingleton replacement announced
Fingleton replacement announcedFollowing months of uncertainty, the vacant post of Queensland Chief Magistarte has finally been filled. Brisbane barr...
26 Sep 2003
Bullies avoid professional misconduct
NEW SOUTH WALES lawyers who bully co-workers will not be liable to face professional misconduct sanctions, including being struck from the roll, for a...
26 Sep 2003
Hughes surrenders LawAsia presidency
IN A LAVISH ceremony attended by the Crown Prince and Princess of Japan, Dr Gordon Hughes handed over his LawAsia presidency to esteemed Indian lawyer...
26 Sep 2003
B-axed from the profession
B-axed from the professionThe Solicitors Complaints Tribunal this week banned all Queensland law firms from hiring Dean Bax, who was found guilty of o...
26 Sep 2003
Fair no fun for some
Abbott Stillman & Wilson (ASW) is unlikely to attend next year’s Melbourne law graduate careers expo after being disappointed with the attitude ...
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