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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 ...
12 May 2016
Barrister's art exhibits dimensions of learned friends
Barrister Oliver Koehn has used art as a vehicle to exhibit the different dimensions of his colleagues, as well as a way to de-stress from the demands...
12 May 2016
Lawyer embarks on Torres Strait pro bono trip
A Telstra senior counsel spent one week in Northern Queensland working with Indigenous artists and community members, being challenged by the intersec...
9 May 2016
Green mediators benefit from pro bono pilot program
Junior mediators are benefiting from a pro bono pilot program that sends accredited professionals to facilitate disputes in the volunteer sector. ...
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