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17 Sep 2004
EEO policy grips chambers
CHAMBERS ACROSS NSW are beginning to sign up for the state Bar Council’s model sexual harassment and discrimination policy to avert the possible ram...
17 Sep 2004
Victoria vies for court vision
THERE SHOULD be greater self-governance by the heads of the various courts in Victoria, and more resources for delivering best practice, according to ...
17 Sep 2004
Holding-Redlich-hangs-out-CSR-shingle
HOLDING REDLICH has claimed it is the first law firm in Australia to launch a comprehensive Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) service. The new ser...
17 Sep 2004
Cartels-could-face-jail-ACCC
Talk of cartels often conjures up images of shadowy mobsters, but if the ACCC has its way, cartel operators could be going the same way as Al Capone:...
16 Sep 2004
Acuiti-practice-Sparkes-up
IN ANOTHER major shipment of Acuiti Legal lawyers, the firm’s entire property law team of 15 people will soon be delivered to Sparke Helmore.The mov...
15 Sep 2004
Hicks unlikely to see justice: The Lasry report
Last week, Australia’s only independent observer of the initial hearing of the US military commission trying David Hicks released a report which ra...
10 Sep 2004
Boost biotech via patent law reforms: ALRC
AUSTRALIA’S BILLION dollar biotechnology industry risks being stunted by intellectual property laws that cannot withstand rapid advances in genetic ...
10 Sep 2004
Legal demand
In the face of increasing numbers of law school graduates the Law Institute of Victoria has just agreed to partner with the NSW College of Law to pr...
10 Sep 2004
Labor plans a US-style CLERP 9 amendment
DESPITE ONLY being passed in June, the CLERP 9 Act will be amended to resemble the more-prescriptive, US-style corporations law in the event of an Aus...
10 Sep 2004
Polluters risk legal barrage
FIRST IT was tobacco and asbestos, but now litigators are expected to turn their sights on a new target — those responsible for climate change, acco...
10 Sep 2004
ACLA beckons best of the bunch
THE AUSTRALIAN Corporate Lawyers Association (ACLA) last week announced the launch, for the ninth consecutive year, of the Australian In-house Lawyer ...
10 Sep 2004
Tasman drifters bite into NZ’s top-tier firms
IN AN ACT that seemingly defies gravity, evidence is emerging in New Zealand that the country’s top corporate law firms are among a select few enter...
10 Sep 2004
ANZSLA to tackle sporting ethics
FORMING A SCRUM to tackle the issues facing sport in Australia and New Zealand, the CEOs of Australia’s leading sporting organisations will join top...
10 Sep 2004
Phillips Fox digs its new den
AFTER MORE than a decade at number 255 Elizabeth Street Sydney, Phillips Fox is moving just a block or so, and has signed a ten year lease for the top...
9 Sep 2004
Treasury acts on FSR loophole, but still doubts linger
THE LEGAL profession last week breathed a sigh of relief when the Federal Government heeded calls to ensure lawyers remain exempt from holding license...
9 Sep 2004
Young Gadens IP leader truly an old head
Andrew Perry’s leadership folio is growing — he’s just taken on another set of reins to accompany the ones he assumes as president of NSW Yo...
3 Sep 2004
Olympian narrowly wins lawyers’ ski race
ZALI STEGGALL, bronze medalist in the slalom at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, raced to victory in this year’s Volvo Lawyers Ski Race, but only...
3 Sep 2004
Gadens Lawyers at the Sydney Law Careers Fair
When the Sydney Law Careers Fair was held earlier this year, Lawyers Weekly asked each firm who would be representing them at their stall, what they w...
3 Sep 2004
Hulls to remedy ‘lenient’ sentencing
The Victorian Government has been caught up in a law-and-order debate following angry public protests against what have been labelled lenient sentence...
3 Sep 2004
Get a victim on board: protesters
About 10,000 Victorians swarmed to the steps of the State’s Parliament House recently to protest against what they labelled the “lenient&rdquo...
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