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Law firms join ‘phreaked’ out listMar 02 2012

AT LEAST one of Australia’s top national law firms is among the growing list of organisations falling victim to a form of telecom hacking,

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Mar 02 2012High Court sides with children, police

Six former foster children denied compensation over alleged abuse by the Queensland Court of Appeal ...

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Mar 02 2012Blakes sets sights on Perth and Asia

BLAKE DAWSON WALDRON has strengthened its capabilities in Indonesia, with the appointment of James D...

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Mar 02 2012Tax experts label consolidation the tax system business deserves

What do you get when you mix lawyers, accountants and an assistant tax commissioner together? A live...

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Mar 02 2012Protect corporate data: lawyer

Protecting precious corporate knowledge is becoming a priority issue for companies, as the highly mo...

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Islamic debt system inauguratedMar 02 2012

Joint law venture Allen & Overy Shook Lin & Bok advised HSBC in a recent deal in which for the first time a sovereign developed Isla...

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Qld drink driving laws ‘flawed’Mar 02 2012

Tough new State Government laws in Queensland cracking down on drink-drivers contain a serious flaw, according to Brisbane criminal defence ...

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Trademark registration no guarantee of exclusive rightsMar 02 2012

COLOUR TRADEMARKS do not necessarily give businesses an exclusive right to a particular colour associated with their products, leading IP la...

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Hicks deal won’t OK Guantanamo: NorthMar 02 2012

A recent prisoner transfer deal relating to Guantanamo Bay prisoner David Hicks won’t do anything to legitimise the US military commission...

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Legal job market remains tightMar 02 2012

IT IS set to be another tight year for law firms requiring lawyers in the banking and finance, corporate and commercial, energy and resource...

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