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Victoria greenlights first judge-alone criminal trialJun 02 2020

In a landmark ruling, Victoria has greenlit the first judge-alone criminal trial. The decision brings one case forward by almost 10 months a

by Naomi Neilson

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Jun 02 2020Minters seeks clarity for commercial landlords and SME tenants

A new COVID-19 code of conduct compendium launched by MinterEllison aims to offer clarity to SME la...

by Emma Ryan

Jun 03 2020The Corporate Counsel Show: Why it might be time for Australian corporations to ‘go global’

On this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, the general counsel and chief strategy officer for Cr...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jun 02 2020Australian Law Awards submissions closing soon

There is still time for deserving practitioners and teams across the board to be recognised at Lawye...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jun 02 2020GC’s role is to ‘listen and provide counsel’ during crises

Now more so than ever, it is critical that general counsel act as wise advisers to businesses and be...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Q&A with Anna Campbell, general counsel, AFCAJun 02 2020

Lawyers Weekly sat down with the general counsel of the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA), Anna Campbell, to better understan...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Corporate interests alone cannot combat modern slaveryJun 02 2020

Union and human rights experts must be brought to the table to help the federal government tackle modern slavery, in addition to corporation...

by Jerome Doraisamy

What makes a ‘personally effective’ GC?Jun 02 2020

Only 8 per cent of general counsel hold corporate executive roles, and company performance is suffering as a result, says new research. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Former GC named chair of Cranlana CentreJun 02 2020

A former general counsel and company secretary has been appointed as chair of the Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

RBA reveals June cash rate callJun 02 2020

In this special announcement, partnered by Legal Home Loans, learn the outcome of the Reserve Bank’s monthly cash rate decision. ...

by Cameron Micallef