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2 Sep 2005
Businesses warned not to rely on TPA
CLAYTON UTZ partner, Nick Miller, has warned prospective business owners, particularly franchisees, to make sure they have done their homework thorou...
29 Aug 2005
Firm launches email to go
SYDNEY LAW FIRM Gilbert + Tobin is set to take its practice mobile, implementing a range of wireless technology options that aim to make the lives of ...
29 Aug 2005
Leadership needs the X and Y factors
THE LEADERSHIP styles of Australian managers will have to change in order to attract and retain skilled Generation X and Y workers, a leading human re...
29 Aug 2005
Credit growth fears for Australian banking sector
FITCH RATINGS has ranked Australia's banking system as among the safest in the world, but there are fears that real exchange rate growth could be an i...
29 Aug 2005
Firms battle in tight market
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES firms face four significant changes to the way they run their business and approach client relationships, according to an intern...
29 Aug 2005
Coudert weighs up partner prospects
AS INTERNATIONAL law firm Coudert Brothers embarks on discussions regarding its inevitable closure, announced last week, all eyes are on the detail, a...
29 Aug 2005
Premier urged to act on justice issues
New South Wales’ new Premier must act to increase access to justice and remedy the State’s deteriorated legal infrastructure, a leader of the prof...
29 Aug 2005
Freehills cancels out technology risk
AS THE LAWYER’S illegible scrawl is replaced with email and Microsoft technology, law firms across Australia are becoming victims of an e-document c...
29 Aug 2005
Success expected for Winneke Cup
The annual Winneke Cup, to be held this Sunday, 28 August, promises to be a massive AFL and netball event. Minter Ellison, champions at last year’s...
19 Aug 2005
Try before they buy
Next week’s Queensland Law Students Careers Fair will be a brief chance for students to check out their employment options. And this year, the Stat...
19 Aug 2005
APRA moves may lead to insurer consolidation
THE AUSTRALIAN Prudential Regulation Authority’s (APRA’s) recent swathe of new insurance regulation could prompt further consolidation in the indu...
19 Aug 2005
Risk awards to open for business
NOMINATIONS FOR the Australian Risk Management Awards 2005 will open in the coming weeks, with this year’s event expected to be bigger and better th...
19 Aug 2005
ALP stokes ASX risk debate, but ASIC satisfied
THE FEDERAL Opposition wants the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) to step up its role in policing the application of the exchange’s principles of goo...
19 Aug 2005
Deal of the week
Freehills was chosen to advise health care company DCA Group Limited (DCA) on the expansion of its aged care interests following its acquisition of N...
19 Aug 2005
Another four years for Weisbrot
DAVID WEISBROT has been reappointed as president of the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) for a further four years. President since 1999, Weisbr...
19 Aug 2005
LCA on warpath over AML
THE LAW COUNCIL of Australia (LCA) has insisted it will do everything in its power to resist any potential erosion of legal professional privilege fro...
19 Aug 2005
New tender to boost NT legal aid
INDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS in the Northern Territory and South Australia should have access to better, professional and culturally appropriate legal suppo...
19 Aug 2005
Insolvency onslaught to impact lawyers
A CRACKDOWN on corporate insolvency by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) is likely to have flow-on effects for the work of...
19 Aug 2005
Under one roof now: Middletons
MIDDLETONS LAWYERS is carving out a new niche in Sydney’s CBD, joining other law firms in the legal precinct of Martin Place. Opening up its three n...
19 Aug 2005
Expertise exports via niche practices
GILBERT + TOBIN’s newly appointed role in reporting to the Hong Kong Government on the competitiveness of the city’s auto-fuel market demonstrates...
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