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17 Feb 2004
Security rules considered for courts
Courts will have more sophisticated strategies to protect classified and security information during espionage and terrorism trials under new laws cur...
17 Feb 2004
Hot property for Coudert Brothers
A ‘STABLE’ property market has been credited as the reason behind Coudert Brothers’ significant strengthening of its property practice in Sydney...
17 Feb 2004
Allens M&A head resigns
Allens M&A head resignsTim Bednall has resigned as head of mergers and acquisitions at Allens Arthur Robinson, jumping ship to rival firm Malleso...
17 Feb 2004
PwC Legal’s reduction not a closure
PRICEWATERHOUSE-COOPERS (PwC) has rejected claims that its sale of 20 per cent of its legal arm to Hunt & Hunt and the move of two partners, one s...
17 Feb 2004
The silence of the chickens
Sometimes it would not be a very big stretch to suggest that the majority of the Western World suffers from attention deficit disorder. Only a matter ...
10 Feb 2004
Lawyers warned on ATO investigations
FOLLOWING THE Australian Taxation Office’s (ATO’s) discovery of non-compliant behaviour by barristers in NSW, its Legal Profession Project, now ar...
10 Feb 2004
Hicks: Fair trial says Law Council
THE LAW COUNCIL of Australia has applauded statements made by David Hicks’ US military lawyer Major Michael Mori. Adamant that Hicks will not receiv...
10 Feb 2004
LN overhauls online legal services
LEXIS NEXIS’ new global technology platform, LexisNexis AU, which will replace the Butterworths Online platform, is about to roll open its doors.Lex...
10 Feb 2004
Phillips Fox boosts govt practice
The government sector is seeing growing attention from Phillips Fox, which has boosted its practice in Canberra with specialists in that area.The appo...
10 Feb 2004
Brisbane defections confirmed
In the third instalment of a Lawyers Weekly investigation into the fluctuating staff numbers at Nicol Robinson Halletts (NRH), it has now been confirm...
10 Feb 2004
Pro Bono Centre gets a Corker
The National Pro Bono Resource Centre, responsible for encouraging and supporting pro bono work in this country, has a new director.John Corker has gr...
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...
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