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27 Jun 2016
$30,000 for social justice PLT placements
More than $30,000 has been raised to fund 30 PLT placements with Community Legal Centres in 2017. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
16 Jun 2016
Lawyers sweat it out for Aussie Paralympians
Clayton Utz lawyers were put through their paces in a treadmill challenge that raised more than $10,000 for the Australian Paralympic Committee this m...
Injury & Accident Lawyers
14 Jun 2016
Queensland firm fundraises for Little Miracles
Staff from Queensland legal firm Injury & Accident Lawyers helped raise funds in this year's Mater Little Miracles charity walk in Brisbane. ...
10 Jun 2016
WA kids compete for criminal sleuth title
Young sleuths have been put through their paces in a primary school competition hosted by the Law Society of Western Australia. Write comment ...
9 Jun 2016
Global firm embraces Reconciliation Week
Last week DLA Piper held events at its Sydney, Brisbane and Perth offices to address the over-incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander p...
8 Jun 2016
Lawyers’ orchestra plays for Fijian appeal
The Sydney Lawyers Orchestra has filled the hall of St Stephen’s Uniting Church in Sydney to raise funds for Fiji. Write comment (0 Comme...
6 Jun 2016
Firm highlights funding need for cancer research
Marilyn Monroe, the Winter Olympics and unicorns were all featured at a Clayton Utz charity event to raise awareness and funds for ovarian cancer res...
2 Jun 2016
Dictionary call-out for ‘legal lingo’
A campaign to record ‘legal lingo’ in the Australian vernacular has taken to social media to crowdsource contributions from lawyers. Write...
1 Jun 2016
Humour reigns in the Golden Gavel
Ten lawyers battled it out to be crowned the winner of the NSW Golden Gavel, with a speech on ‘Legal Profession Uniform Laws: Who wore it best?’ t...
27 May 2016
Light rail lawyers offer advice on the go
The SA Legal Services Commission turned out at Adelaide railway station last week to help commuters get on the right legal track. Write comme...
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