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19 Aug 2004
Freehills shares social service accolade
FREEHILLS AND Perth’s Sussex Street Community Law Service (SSCLS) have been awarded for their combined efforts in providing access to legal services...
19 Aug 2004
Mallesons ties the knot in China
MALLESONS STEPHEN JAQUES, one of the nation’s biggest law firms, has merged its Hong Kong practice with Kwok & Yih, thus expanding its presence ...
19 Aug 2004
Solving the Chinese puzzle
Mallesons Stephen Jaques outlined the strategy behind the firm’s merger with Chinese firm Kwok & Yih to David HovendenMallesons’ merger with ...
19 Aug 2004
Our lawyers are California dreaming
AUSTRALIAN LAWYERS have been given a further chance to mix with the United States’ top legal eagles thanks to the introduction of a program that wil...
2 Jul 2004
THE LAW Council has condemned recent amendments to anti-terrorism laws, arguing they may discourage suspects from cooperating with authorities and lea...
2 Jul 2004
All aboard for the pro bono tour
AUSTRALIA’S PRO BONO Centre has praised the concept of driving a ‘pro bono bus’ around the country to promote the notion of giving, following En...
2 Jul 2004
Qld lawyers log on to electronic professional development
LEGAL PROFESSIONAL development in Queensland will increasingly be influenced by technology as the Federal Government moves closer to introducing manda...
2 Jul 2004
Lawyers’ new Melbourne lair
MELBOURNE’S LEGAL profession is carving out a new niche in the west end of the city’s CBD, according to DTZ Holdings, international property advis...
2 Jul 2004
Prepare our justice system for terrorism: ALRC
AUSTRALIA’S COURTS and tribunals must change the way they operate when dealing with classified and security sensitive information, according to a re...
2 Jul 2004
Windsor demands legal aid explanation
Windsor demands legal aid explanationQuestions over what is happening with Australia’s legal aid continued to be asked in federal parliament last w...
2 Jul 2004
Roxon condemns A-G’s version of justice
SHADOW Attorney-General Nicola Roxon has criticised the way the Attorney-General, Philip Ruddock, does his job. His focus on terrorism and security ha...
2 Jul 2004
PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS (PwC) Legal has confirmed it has made “a number of positions” redundant.The legal arm of PWC was quick to deny repo...
25 Jun 2004
Lawyers on the Queen’s list
PEOPLE ACROSS Australia were last week awarded Order of Australia medals in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. The legal profession accounted for a ...
25 Jun 2004
England’s QC reforms are their own: NSW Bar
AUSTRALIA’S LEGAL profession is unlikely to be affected by the “radical” reforms to the mother country’s 400-year-old system for selec...
25 Jun 2004
Still doubt over justice for Hicks
THE NATIONAL body representing Australia’s legal profession has questioned whether Australian Guantanamo Bay detainee David Hicks could ever receive...
25 Jun 2004
Shadow A-G reviles legal aid plans
“GRAVE INJUSTICES” in the access provided for legal aid funding have been identified by a recent parliamentary report, according to Shadow...
25 Jun 2004
Plans for ATSILS condemned
Plans for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services condemnedINDIGENOUS AUSTRALIANS face a future where their access to justice is negligi...
25 Jun 2004
Law Council backs federal corruption watchdog
THE LAW Council of Australia has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement that it will establish an independent body to address corruption amo...
25 Jun 2004
NYC grabs Clayton Utz lawyer
FIONA MCLEAY is the first Australian from a private law firm to be selected for the master’s degree in public service law at New York University (NY...
25 Jun 2004
Kennedy urges legal activism
A LEADING international law expert has urged humanitarians to take a more pragmatic and responsible approach in their efforts at making the world more...
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