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8 Mar 2019
Tasmanian legal assistance to get a boost
Under the 2019 Solicitors’ Guarantee Fund Grants, both the Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania and the Magistrates Court of Tasmania will receive fundi...
8 Mar 2019
Mobile telecoms company advise on cap raise
Australian mobile and energy plans provider amaysim has been advised on capital raising and refinancing to support its “customer-focused growth”. ...
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8 Mar 2019
NRF supporting PNG ‘pursuit of quality legal studies’
Norton Rose Fulbright has thrown its support behind the PNG Legal Scholarship, for the third year running. ...
7 Mar 2019
How to plan ahead and avoid deadline dramas
The busy nature of being a lawyer often invites a tendency to put something like obtaining yearly CPD points on the back-burner. However, there are th...
7 Mar 2019
Tech firm reveals ‘deadly sins’ of online safety
Cyber security is among the key courses being pushed out by CPD providers this year. In this piece, a privacy expert explains why it's essential to be...
7 Mar 2019
The need to upskill in social media highlighted
Despite deemed a reliable marketing tool, research has found that over half of consumers don't trust social media, furthering the case for legal profe...
7 Mar 2019
Non-enlisters to child sex abuse redress ‘rightfully criticised’
Organisations yet to sign up for the national child sex abuse redress scheme can expect to be publicly shamed, a Brisbane lawyer has warned. ...
7 Mar 2019
Female grads in firms outnumber males 2-to-1
Women make up almost two-thirds of graduate roles in Australian law firms, but are still underrepresented at the leadership level, particularly in equ...
7 Mar 2019
Dentons aims for ‘talent titan’ label
Dentons has launched a new talent program for its staff, having perceived a need to rethink how talent is developed within professional services and l...
7 Mar 2019
Court funding, Indigenous issues are top priorities for state election: NSW Bar
The NSW Bar Association has laid out a pre-election policy statement for the major parties, arguing that whoever is in government after the March poll...
7 Mar 2019
Deal breakers and deal changers in advice M&A
The financial services industry has seen blow after blow recently with the introduction of new Financial Adviser Standards and Ethics Authority educa...
7 Mar 2019
Robert Richter rescinds role in Pell case
Robert Richter has announced that he will be stepping away from his role as barrister in the continuing George Pell saga. ...
6 Mar 2019
Distinguishing the difference between Australia’s CPD providers
With lawyers inundated with choices as to which provider to pick when acquiring their CPD points this year, we examine what factors make others stand ...
6 Mar 2019
Qld partner suspended from practice for 3 years
The former partner of a Queensland-based firm has been suspended from practising as a legal practitioner for a period of three years for misappropriat...
6 Mar 2019
Safety officials to be placed in family law courts
The Morrison government has announced that it will place state and territory child protection and family safety officials in family law courts across ...
6 Mar 2019
Ironbark coal seam gas project bought for $231m
Australian coal seam gas producer Australia Pacific LNG has purchased the Ironbark project from Origin Energy for nearly a quarter of a billion Austra...
6 Mar 2019
Macpherson Kelley welcomes back principal
National firm Macpherson Kelley has re-hired a corporate regulatory and M&A specialist as a principal in its Sydney office. ...
6 Mar 2019
Mills Oakley expands its ranks in Brisbane
National firm Mills Oakley has boosted its corporate practice group in Queensland, with the hiring of a new partner for its Brisbane office. ...
6 Mar 2019
ALS backs pledge for establishment of new sentencing court
Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT) has welcomed a commitment put forward by the NSW opposition, which will see it establish a new sentencing court for...
5 Mar 2019
Advice to lawyers yet to obtain their CPD points
Three Australian providers have imparted some guidance for those legal professionals still looking to complete their compulsory CPD points for this ye...
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An open letter to my sons following International Women’s Day
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The financial services industry has seen blow after blow recently with the introduction of new Finan...
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