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Cladding class action achieves ‘significant’ victory in Federal CourtJun 09 2020

The claimants in a cladding class action have had another significant victory in the Federal Court, which will enable building owners to con

by Naomi Neilson

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Jun 09 2020Victoria updates mediation services in Family and Federal Circuit Court

Lawyers and clients of the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court of Australia can access fast-track...

by Naomi Neilson

Jun 09 2020Allen & Overy plays a strong role in ASX COVID-19 issuance for clients

Since the onset of COVID-19, Allen & Overy’s Australian and US securities law equity capital m...

by Tony Zhang

Jun 09 2020Businesses that ‘go global’ must bolster their legal department

Some Australian corporations will be looking at expanding their operations outside of the domestic m...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jun 09 2020Mitigating risk upon reopening following lockdown

With restrictions easing across Australia, businesses face personal injury and other risks they will...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Customer-first approach evident for GCs post-RCJun 09 2020

The Hayne royal commission was a “big game changer” for Australian businesses, having flow-on effects for the nature and function of leg...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Considerations in acquiring another firm amid COVID-19Jun 08 2020

Given favourable conditions for merging or taking over another legal practice, there are a number of factors that firms with expansion plans...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Corporations Act must move out of the 19th centuryJun 08 2020

Pandemic-inspired amendments to the Corporations Act must be made permanent as Australia emerges from coronavirus. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Every lawyer ‘should spend some time in a CLC’Jun 08 2020

Going to work for a community legal centre is “one of the best decisions” Tanya Diessel has ever made. It’s a vocational experience al...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Credit to play key role in economy recovery post-COVID-19Jun 08 2020

With the onset of the pandemic, credit will play a key role in the Aussie business climate, as businesses seek to recover from financial dam...

by Tony Zhang