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3 May 2016
Partner conquers bike challenge
A Herbert Smith Freehills partner completed a 1,000km ride from Canberra to Melbourne and raised more than $23,000 to help sick children in the proces...
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2 May 2016
Partners know how to party at awards night
The inaugural Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards proved an instant hit as more than 400 legal professionals kicked up their heels and enjoyed ...
26 Apr 2016
Dancing Queensland CEOs bust a charitable move for Women's Legal Service
CEOs have hit the dance floor at a black tie gala event to raise more than $200,000 for the Women’s Legal Service Queensland (WLSQ). Write ...
22 Apr 2016
Suspended Florida judge 'noticeably impaired in public'
A US judge who has previously faced accusations of coming to work drunk in 2014 has been suspended by the Miami Judicial Qualifications Committee, th...
21 Apr 2016
Pair fined for dispensing unqualified legal advice
Two men who allegedly solicited family law advice and billed $5,000 for their services have had appeals for their convictions dismissed by the WA S...
19 Apr 2016
Refugee turned lawyer gives back
Defence lawyer and former Sudanese child soldier Deng Adut is giving free legal aid to troubled youths in western Sydney. Write comment (0 Co...
13 Apr 2016
Best speaker accolade for Aussie law student in Vienna
An Australian law student has received the Martin Domke Award for Best Speaker at a prestigious international arbitration moot in Vienna. Writ...
11 Apr 2016
Lawyer paints layers of Justice McMurdo
A Queensland-based lawyer is working on a portrait of the Honourable Justice Margaret McMurdo AC for the 2016 Archibald Prize. Write comment ...
5 Apr 2016
Biggest ever data leak lands firm in hot water
An unprecedented leak of confidential documents from a Panama law firm has revealed a major global misuse of shell companies, potentially implicating ...
1 Apr 2016
Vic Supreme Court history remembered
Victoria is celebrating the 175th anniversary of its Supreme Court with a dedicated conference and exhibition in April. Write comment (0 Comm...
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