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News in brief: Ethics study; KPMG action; Cyber spiesMar 06 2013

Law firms, experts, open ethics study; Carneys files action over KPMG; Law expert raises ethics questions over cyber spies

by The New Lawyer

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Mar 06 2013Trans-Tasman law reform confirmed at SCAG

Trans-Tasman legal disputes will be easier to resolve, cheaper and more efficient, after state and t...

by Kate Gibbs

Mar 03 2012GFC prompts new distressed sales unit for Deacons

In response to the decline in property sector asset values and the difficulty proprietors are facing...

by Lawyers Weekly

Mar 03 2012Director liability headed towards harmonisation

A national system of regulations is a step closer with the Government announcing on Friday it would ...

by Lawyers Weekly

Mar 03 2012Tougher arson penalties to be introduced

State and Territory attorneys-generals agreed to strengthen penalties for bushfire and arson offence...

by Lawyers Weekly

Michael Rose explains Allens' pay freezeMar 06 2013

Lawyers will have to be flexible about moving between practice areas and will have the opportunity to snap up a redundancy package as part o...

by Kate Gibbs

Allens announces pay freeze, voluntary redundanciesMar 06 2013

Allens Arthur Robinson is the latest firm to announce a salary freeze as a result of the global financial crisis. ...

by Kate Gibbs

A-Gs prioritise national approach to bikie lawsMar 06 2013

A nationally consistent approach to bikie gangs and organised crime will be implemented after the state and territory attorneys-general met ...

by Kate Gibbs

Blakes, Clayton Utz, Freehills on privilege missionMar 06 2013

Blake Dawson, Clayton Utz, and Freehills have joined forces in a bid solve the issue of confidentiality in sexual assault cases....

by The New Lawyer

Top law firms unite for privilegeMar 03 2012

Free legal representation to maintain the confidentiality of medical and counseling records of sexual assault complainants is "shockingly ov...

by Lawyers Weekly