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12 Jul 2019
Merger to create ‘Australia’s largest’ hospitality group
A merger between the Endeavour Drinks business and ALH Group will create Australia’s largest integrated drinks and hospitality business, according t...
Paul Bollen
12 Jul 2019
e-conveyancing concerns about PEXA monopoly money
New South Wales has now become the third Australian state to transition to paperless property transactions, with the mandating of electronic conveyanc...
12 Jul 2019
Caxton Legal Centre appoints new CEO
A CLC based in South Brisbane — self-proclaimed as “Queensland’s largest community legal centre” — has hired a new chief executive officer...
12 Jul 2019
Global firm celebrates pride with art
To celebrate pride and inclusion both in and outside of the workplace, a global law firm hosted an annual art exhibition in Sydney dedicated to LGBT+ ...
12 Jul 2019
Greenwoods promotes 4 to senior associate
Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills has announced the elevation of four of its practitioners to senior associate across its Sydney and Melbourne...
11 Jul 2019
Creating a successful marketing plan for your boutique firm
Marketing is “really the lifeblood of business”, and having the right strategy can make all the difference to your success as a boutique practitio...
11 Jul 2019
Bystander provisions needed because ‘requiring victims to report hasn’t worked’
The legal profession needs bystander provisions to combat sexual harassment, bullying and other misconduct if we are to substantively change the cultu...
11 Jul 2019
Insurance law specialist firm moves to incorporated model
To secure a more client-focused and invested future, an insurance law firm made the switch to an incorporated model. ...
11 Jul 2019
Arbitrating international disputes a ‘robust’ alternative
The use of arbitration for international dispute resolution can assist in reducing risk, promote goodwill and increase predictability for affected par...
11 Jul 2019
Students take out top honours at Canadian moot
A team of students from Queensland’s Bond University has become the first non-Canadian law school students to take out a Canadian moot competition. ...
11 Jul 2019
Commercial & Legal promotes 3
Adelaide-based firm Commercial & Legal has promoted three practitioners, including its firm’s internal promotion to partner. ...
11 Jul 2019
Minters honours Anton Hermann
BigLaw firm MinterEllison has paid tribute to the late Anton Hermann, who passed away last Saturday. ...
11 Jul 2019
Corrs promotes 3 to partnership
National law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth has promoted three of its senior lawyers to the firm’s partnership ranks. ...
11 Jul 2019
Risks with human source usage highlighted
A new report has pinpointed a pattern of challenges and risks arising from police use of human sources. ...
11 Jul 2019
How to prevent burnout in the legal profession
Legal work has always been synonymous with high levels of stress, where large workloads, long hours, client demands, tight deadlines and a lack of wor...
11 Jul 2019
Minters appoints 2 non-legal partners
National firm MinterEllison has appointed two partners from non-legal backgrounds, furthering the firm’s “continued investment in its consulting o...
10 Jul 2019
New technology hit and miss for lawyers
As the mainstream world adapts to changes in technology — and therefore policies and practices — the law profession seems to be narrowly missin...
10 Jul 2019
$190m settlement reached in Queensland Stolen Wages case
A “record” $190 million in-principle settlement has been reached in the long-running Stolen Wages case in Queensland, marking “an important step...
10 Jul 2019
Time management ‘absolutely critical’ for wellness, says A-G
For our nation’s First Law Officer, planning one’s schedule ahead of time is crucial in ensuring health and wellbeing is catered for. ...
10 Jul 2019
NSW looks to reform criminal proceedings
New South Wales is set to review case management and jury processes across its District and Supreme Courts, in an attempt to reduce criminal proceedin...
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