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10 Feb 2004
Corrs expands int’l trade law team
Two new senior appointments at Corrs Chambers Westgarth have revealed the firm’s intention to build its international trade law practice.Kevin Reill...
2 Feb 2004
Gamblers no longer anonymous
The unauthorised trades that led to National Australia Bank’s big foreign exchange losses will have risk managers pondering how to catch them in fu...
2 Feb 2004
AAR re-ties Knott
Former Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) chairman David Knott has come full circle, returning to Allens Arthur Robinson where he...
2 Feb 2004
Lawyers exempt from ASIC licensing
THE ROLLERCOASTER ride for lawyers and their responsibilities under the Financial Services Reform Act 2001(FSRA) seemed to be continuing last week wit...
2 Feb 2004
QLS closes solicitor’s practice
RESPONDING TO fraud and misappropriation discoveries on the Gold Coast, the Queensland Law Society has closed down a solicitor’s practice and begun ...
2 Feb 2004
Firm expands as work contracts
Despite acceding to a reduction in work for insurance lawyers generally, insurance law firm Moray & Agnew has stretched into Victoria following a merg...
2 Feb 2004
Qld firm under further investigation
The Queensland Law Society (QLS) is investigating whether a Gold Coast law firm should be subject to further disciplinary measures following action ag...
2 Feb 2004
Allens, Mallesons top project finance deals
TOP-TIER firms Allens Arthur Robinson (AAR) and Malleson Stephen Jaques have both claimed victory this week following the release of the global Dealog...
2 Feb 2004
Australia’s Law Society Presidents
Australia’s Law Society PresidentsThe year ahead presents new opportunities for law societies across the nation. Just as they were settling into th...
2 Feb 2004
Compliance delivers a super boon
THE COMBINATION of a new wave of proactivity at the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and the Federal Government’s financial service...
2 Feb 2004
Fels-tops-ACLA-bill
Professor Allan Fels, former ACCC chair and current dean of the Australian and New Zealand School of Government, will address this year’s Australian...
23 Jan 2004
Melbourne hosts lawyer swap fest
IN A CASE of truth being stranger than fiction, two Melbourne-based mid-tier firms have completed a bizarre series of personnel changes, which have se...
23 Jan 2004
Qld reviews adequacy of its DPP
A review of the Queensland Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) will examine whether it has adequate expertise as well as support from...
23 Jan 2004
NSW LS targets ethics, voluntary membership
Gordon Salier, the new president of the Law Society of NSW, has just left the starting line of his new post and is running with his predecessor’s ma...
23 Jan 2004
Women lawyers tap flaws in glass ceiling
Women lawyers have been finding their way through the cracks in the glass ceiling. Victorian Women Lawyers has maintained that the fairer sex still ha...
23 Jan 2004
Agreement still distant on Vic court action
Litigation and debt recovery practices in Victoria are still being affected by court staff industrial action, with clients becoming increasingly frust...
23 Jan 2004
WA leads with profession reforms
Ian Weldon, the new President of the Law Society of WA is looking forward to improvements in the standards required of lawyers in WA, as well as great...
23 Jan 2004
Now it’s built, will they come?
Last week was a notable one for the rail industry. At the local level, the report into last year’s train crash at Waterfall, near Sydney, blamed man...
23 Jan 2004
Vic courts, CPSU sign MOU
litigation and debt recovery practices in Victoria were in the grip of industrial action last week, with clients becoming increasingly frustrated beca...
23 Jan 2004
Corporate law to dominate 2004
most major australianlaw firms will put their faith in corporate and commercial work for a prosperous 2004, an exclusive Lawyers Weekly survey of lead...
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