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NSW to expand juries for shorter trialsJul 01 2020

The Supreme and District Courts can now order up to three additional jurors in criminal trials estimated to run four weeks or longer.

by Tony Zhang

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Jul 01 2020Registrar of Administrative Appeals Tribunal reappointed

The registrar of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT) has been reappointed for a further two-ye...

by Tony Zhang

Jun 30 2020Piper Alderman makes 21 new promotions

Piper Alderman has made 21 new promotions across the firm, including two new special counsel, effect...

by Tony Zhang

Jun 30 2020National Pro Bono Target opens to legal departments

Corporate legal teams can now become signatories to the National Pro Bono Target. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jun 30 2020Advisory firm for business transitions post-pandemic launches

A new boutique advisory firm, focused on business transformation, distressed debt and capital, and c...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Remote working catalyst for shake-up on gendered normsJun 30 2020

COVID-19 may very well provide the “in-home shake-up” we need with a push along assisted by policy-driven changes in their workplace, wr...

by Fay Calderone and Stevie Bladen

Legal groups advocate to #RaiseTheAgeJun 30 2020

A coalition of legal and advocacy groups has launched a campaign calling for a major law change to prevent young children from spending time...

by Naomi Neilson

Victorian courts commit to a ‘culture of respect’Jun 30 2020

Reflecting on the Dyson Heydon news, major players in the Victorian courts have committed to fostering a safe workplace that is free from ...

by Naomi Neilson

Newly transitioned private practice lawyer found guilty of professional misconductJun 30 2020

A former long-time government lawyer who transitioned to private practice has been found guilty of professional misconduct and unsatisfactor...

by Tony Zhang

Clayton Utz brings in big 4 tax partnerJun 30 2020

A front-end tax specialist has joined Clayton Utz as a partner in the national taxation practice, from KPMG Australia. ...

by Tony Zhang