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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...
Golden Gavel NSW
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...
Legal health check
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...
26 May 2016
Lawyers get their walk on
Members of the legal profession participated in Walk for Justice events across the country last week on National Pro Bono Day. Write comment ...
25 May 2016
Law firms fly rainbow flag for IDAHOT Day
Law firms have come out in force to celebrate workforce diversity, as well as social and cultural inclusion, in a series of events held across the co...
23 May 2016
ATSILS moot fosters bright careers in law
A Queensland moot is showing Indigenous law students just how boundless their future careers can be, Allens partner John Hedge has said.   Wr...
20 May 2016
Veteran’s tip for longevity in law
The secret for a long and happy career in law is to embrace change, one lawyer who has marked 50 years in practice has said.   Write comment ...
18 May 2016
Firm puts emerging artists in the frame
Up-and-coming artists have had the chance to showcase their work to partners and clients of a major global firm. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
17 May 2016
Legal figures to spend a night out in the cold
Lawyers and legal industry figures are preparing to participate in the Vinnies CEO Sleepout to raise funds for the more than 105,000 homeless people a...
16 May 2016
Clutz lawyers take a leap of faith
Three Clayton Utz lawyers abseiled down the QV1 building in Perth to raise funds for the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation. Write comment ...
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