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MBC gains ‘medical lawyers’ in mergerMar 03 2012

JUST AS the media is immobilised by new laws that prevent it from writing about lawyers who do personal injury work, Maurice Blackburn Cashm

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Mar 03 2012Class action expert to Sydney Uni

A PIONEER of the use of class actions for consumers has joined the Law Faculty at University of Sydn...

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Mar 03 2012Lawyers flock to Brisbane’s Eagle Street

LAW FIRM Clayton Utz has abandoned the offices it has inhabited in Brisbane for the past 20 years, t...

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Mar 03 2012Firms explain partner crunch

IT WAS NOT just top-tier firms that saw a wave of partners depart over the past six months, with sma...

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Mar 03 2012Litigation looms large in financial services

THE AREA of financial services is rapidly becoming a litigation hotspot, spurred on by the increased...

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Big guns push for Bill of RightsMar 03 2012

A BILL of rights for Australia is the only way to safeguard against the “wholesale removal of people’s rights” that took place...

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LCA praises ‘cool-headed’ ACTMar 03 2012

THE AUSTRALIAN Capital Territory could serve as a model for other states and territories as a result of its “commonsense” approa...

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Mallesons brings power to LaosMar 03 2012

Three international law firms, including Mallesons Stephen Jaques, advised on the $1.63 billion financing of the Nam Theun 2 Hydropower Proj...

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AML set to rival FSRAMar 03 2012

THE FEDERAL Government’s reform of Australia’s anti-money laundering (AML) laws could rival the Financial Services Reform Act in terms o...

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Report debunks spending claimsMar 03 2012

FEDERAL ATTORNEY GENERAL Philip Ruddock has condemned exaggerated claims of a ‘blow-out’ in government expenditure on legal services, fo...

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