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The end of NZ barristerial immunityMar 02 2012

THE NEW ZEALAND Supreme Court’s abolition of barristerial immunity for both civil and criminal proceedings has eradicated “an unjust

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Mar 02 2012Slattery blasts ‘token’ Della Bosca

MICHAEL SLATTERY QC, president of the NSW Bar Association, has attacked Special Minister of State Jo...

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Mar 02 2012US companies shell out cash to lawyers

AN ANNUAL survey from the US has reported a jump in legal department spending and outside counsel ex...

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Mar 02 2012AWB lawyers part of a broken system: Roxon

THE LEGAL profession needs wholesale improvement if it is to repair damage done by scandals such as ...

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Mar 02 2012Plan for articles ‘by another name’

ARTICLE CLERKSHIPS should be abolished in Victoria in favour of the Queensland model of a 12-month i...

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New titles give lawyers a reason to stay homeMar 02 2012

IT MAY be as simple as giving departing lawyers promotions if you want to stem the flow of bright young things leaving for London and overse...

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Allens & Minters client favourites: ILOMar 02 2012

THE INTERNATIONAL law office (ILO) has awarded Allens Arthur Robinson and Minter Ellison Rudd Watts the Client Choice Award for Australia an...

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Fair go for personal injury lawMar 02 2012

HEAVY CRITICISM has come from both the Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) and Australian Business Limited (ABL) over a new legal campaign ...

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ABL sponsors art and fine wineMar 02 2012

FOR THE second year running, Arnold Bloch Leibler is the principal sponsor for the Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition & Awards for 2006...

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Hunt & Hunt exports know-how to AustradeMar 02 2012

THE AUSTRALIAN Government’s export promotion agency, Austrade, has entered into a new strategic alliance with Hunt & Hunt.The firm wil...

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