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5 Aug 2005
Multinational firms must adopt flexible work practices
HR DEPARTMENTS must rise to the challenge of implementing more complicated work/life balance plans when their firms become multinational, according to...
5 Aug 2005
Legal Aid urges govt to remedy ‘great gap’ in civil law
A “GREAT GAP” in civil law legal aid services in Australia needs to be remedied by governments that ensure that communities have access to...
5 Aug 2005
People and performance link broken
AUSTRALIAN companies have failed to link individual employee goals with the strategic business goals of their organisations, recent research has found...
5 Aug 2005
US not calling, despite new visa
LAW FIRMS need not panic as the new E3 visa, which will allow some 10,500 Australian professionals with tertiary qualifications to enter the United St...
5 Aug 2005
New Freehills office spurs patent warning
NEW OFFICES in Brisbane give Freehills Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys better access to an under-serviced resource of clients, according to partner ...
5 Aug 2005
Allens appoints AML specialist
ALLENS ARTHUR ROBINSON has covered all bases with the appointment of Judy Maguire to its anti-money laundering (AML) team.A former legal adviser to t...
5 Aug 2005
Queensland firm takes Blakes duo
MCCULLOUGH ROBERTSON Lawyers has boosted its practice with the appointment of two of Australia’s most senior corporate lawyers.Jim Peterson and Mic...
5 Aug 2005
LCA calls for final sign off for uniformity
STATES AND TERRITORIES should follow suit in adopting reforms that will create a more effective national legal services market, the Law Council of Aus...
5 Aug 2005
Emails discredit Hicks trial
SHADOW ATTORNEY-GENERAL Nicola Roxon has called on Attorney-General Philip Ruddock to indicate whether or not he is willing to stand by assertions tha...
5 Aug 2005
Corrs partner calls for PPP legal structure
GOVERNMENTS NEED to establish a legal and economic structure in which infrastructure and road projects are to be delivered if public private partnersh...
29 Jul 2005
Firm now ‘great firm’, accolade confirms
WITH A RECENT award under its belt for achieving double the number of staff and double the fee turnover it had three years ago, a Western Australian m...
29 Jul 2005
Green Gadens in CSR crunch
LAW FIRMS IN New South Wales eat up about 334,000 trees a year, a Gadens Lawyers review has revealed. However, the review does not simply lay the blam...
29 Jul 2005
Top partners better leaders: study
A LAW FIRM’S top performers are those most likely to break the stereotype of the lawyer as a cold, calculating star performer, interested only in wi...
29 Jul 2005
Lax retention as recruitment booms
ALTHOUGH RETENTION is viewed a critical issue in Australian organisations, two thirds do not have formal employee retention programs while just 40 per...
29 Jul 2005
Tattersall’s win for Clayton Utz
CLAYTON UTZ this month pulled off a challenging role as the lead adviser to Tattersall’s on its recent $2.17 billion IPO and listing on the Stock E...
29 Jul 2005
China: managing legal risks
CHINESE LAWYERS have turned to the Australian in-house legal profession in an effort to learn how to manage the legal risks associated with being part...
29 Jul 2005
More bad news in Lasry report
THE LATEST REPORT by the Law Council of Australia’s (LCA’s) independent legal expert observing Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks’ trial reveal...
22 Jul 2005
LIV acts on depression
LAWYERS ARE not immune to the strains and stresses of managing their professional and personal lives. Nor are they immune to the consequences of those...
22 Jul 2005
Bush calls for Vic young lawyers
YOUNG LAWYERS will now help service country law firms that have found it difficult to find staff due to competition with more popular locations in the...
22 Jul 2005
McBrat won’t be bullied by Maccas
THE MANY Irish people with family names starting with ‘Mc’ are being deprived of the right to use a derivation of their names because fast food gi...
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