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30u30 wellness advocate finalists revealedMay 13 2020

Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce the finalists for the wellness advocate category at this year’s 30 Under 30 Awards.

by Emma Ryan

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May 13 2020Law Society seeks to remove solicitor from Roll

The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal has determined whether the Law Society can proceed with an...

by Naomi Neilson

May 13 2020Lawyers key for aviation success post-pandemic

COVID-19 has had a significant impact upon the aviation industry, bringing into sharp focus the crit...

by Jerome Doraisamy

May 13 2020Parliament passes key COVID-19 pandemic reforms

A special sitting of NSW Parliament has passed a second set of laws to equip citizens, businesses an...

by Tony Zhang

May 13 2020UK expert weighs in on Lawyer X handling

A former senior police officer from the UK has weighed in on the management of criminal barrister N...

by Naomi Neilson

Land and Environment Court commissioner appointedMay 13 2020

The former president of the Law Society of NSW has been appointed as commissioner of the state’s Land and Environment Court. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Children’s Court president reappointedMay 13 2020

The Victorian government has reappointed the president of the Children’s Court of Victoria for a further six months, in order to assist in...

by Tony Zhang

National firm raises $90k for Indigenous youth charityMay 13 2020

An Australian law firm has raised more than $90,000 for an Indigenous youth charity after hosting events in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. ...

by Naomi Neilson

A-G to proceed with class actions parliamentary inquiryMay 12 2020

An examination of the impact of litigation funding on justice outcomes, originally announced earlier this year, is to be brought before Parl...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Perth firm responds to allegations of bullying, discriminationMay 12 2020

A Western Australian law firm has sought a stay of proceedings in the Federal Court over claims that a former employee suffered from “unla...

by Naomi Neilson