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15 Mar 2019
Western Sydney to get new freight rail hub
Clayton Utz has advised rail freight company Pacific National on its development of a freight hub in Western Sydney. ...
Tony Damian
15 Mar 2019
Asia-Pacific ripe for M&A
A “bumper” 2018 and strong investor appetite in 2019 paint a positive picture of mergers and acquisition activity in the Asia-Pacific region, acco...
Andrew Lu
15 Mar 2019
WA’s administrative tribunal welcomes first Asian Australian appointment
The Western Australian State Administrative Tribunal has appointed its newest sessional member. ...
14 Mar 2019
Victim, lawyers respond to Pell’s jail sentence
One of Cardinal George Pell’s victims, as well as numerous legal practitioners, have responded to yesterday’s sentencing hearing in the County Cou...
14 Mar 2019
High Court curbs Timber Creek compensation
The High Court of Australia has ruled on the Timber Creek case, handing down its first ever decision regarding a native title compensation appeal. ...
14 Mar 2019
Julie Bishop joins with Coleman Greig in celebrating women
Western Sydney law firm Coleman Greig has once again thrown its support behind women in business, this time at a lunch event in honour of Internationa...
14 Mar 2019
Mills Oakley onboards insurance partner
Mills Oakley has boosted its national insurance practice offering by nabbing a partner from a fellow national firm. ...
14 Mar 2019
Mineral companies end WA mine dispute
Gilbert + Tobin has advised Talison Lithium Australia in a dispute surrounding the commercial arrangement for the operation of a Western Australian mi...
14 Mar 2019
Townsville needs a full-time Federal Circuit Court judge
Townsville is Queensland’s largest regional centre, and the federal government needs to urgently ensure a permanent judge for the Federal Circuit Co...
14 Mar 2019
Macquarie offers $750m capital notes issue
Herbert Smith Freehills has advised all of the joint lead managers on a $750 million capital notes issue by Macquarie.  ...
13 Mar 2019
Pell sentence revealed by Victorian County Court
The fate of Cardinal George Pell, following his recent conviction, has been handed down this morning at a sentencing hearing at the County Court of V...
13 Mar 2019
ASX-listed IP firm seeks to buy out Xenith
In the latest debacle involving three ASX-listed IP firms, IPH Limited has confirmed it has submitted a proposal to acquire Xenith IP Group Limited, ...
13 Mar 2019
Women may be better off in ‘Small Law’
Despite the fact that BigLaw firms are increasingly striving for and, in some cases, hitting gender parity targets, a panel of senior female practitio...
13 Mar 2019
NSW Bar pushes back against Daley’s claim of breaches of public trust and law
The president of the NSW Bar Association has responded to claims made by the state’s Opposition Leader about supposed breaches of public trust and t...
13 Mar 2019
2 judges elevated to Family Court
Two judges, previously presiding over the Federal Circuit Court, have been appointed to the Family Court of Australia. ...
13 Mar 2019
Holding Redlich, Flying Arts Alliance team up for QLD art exhibition
Mid-tier firm Holding Redlich has partnered with Flying Arts Alliance to help showcase artists from across rural and remote Queensland. ...
13 Mar 2019
Holding Redlich, Flying Arts Alliance team up for Qld art exhibition
Mid-tier firm Holding Redlich has partnered with Flying Arts Alliance to help showcase artists from across rural and remote Queensland. ...
13 Mar 2019
Lawyers urge WA to break down ‘archaic’ sentencing laws
Australian Lawyers for Human Rights has pleaded for the West Australian government to provide greater protection for children who are currently subj...
13 Mar 2019
SA kicks off ‘timely’ review of major indictable reform
A former Supreme Court justice has been appointed to undertake an independent review of South Australian major indictable reforms. ...
13 Mar 2019
ASX-listed AI powerhouse acquires US tech company
Squire Patton Boggs has advised Appen Limited for the debt funding of its acquisition of San Francisco-based Figure Eight Technologies. ...
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Mar 12 2019
An open letter to my sons following International Women’s Day
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