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12 Dec 2018
Keypoint grows estate planning practice
Keypoint Law has appointed a new consulting principal, who takes to the firm’s Sydney-based estate planning, administration and litigation team. ...
11 Dec 2018
DLA Piper promotes Aussies to international roles in firm first
DLA Piper has promoted Australian partners to international management roles for the first time, with their new responsibilities a “significant endo...
NSW Supreme Court
10 Dec 2018
KWM partner takes to the bench
A Sydney-based partner at King & Wood Mallesons has been appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of NSW. ...
10 Dec 2018
Sparkes adds 3 to government team
Sparke Helmore Lawyers has welcomed three additional partners as part of the firm’s government team. ...
6 Dec 2018
Landers hires former in-house counsel as new safety practice lead
National firm Lander & Rogers has appointed a dedicated practice lead for its workplace relations and safety group. ...
6 Dec 2018
CBP hires 2 insurance lawyers
National firm Colin Biggers & Paisley have added two new insurance lawyers for its Melbourne office. ...
5 Dec 2018
33 appointed to AAT
The federal government has named 33 new part-time appointments to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal. ...
4 Dec 2018
TabCorp appoints new general counsel
Australian wagering, gaming and Keno operations company Tabcorp Holdings has hired a new general counsel, who will commence in the role in March of ne...
4 Dec 2018
In-house team departs company for international law firm
The in-house legal team of a global banknote technology company has headed to private practice, as the firm looks to expand one of its core practice a...
30 Nov 2018
Victoria nabs 25 new senior counsel
The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court has announced the appointment of 25 new senior counsel for the state. ...
29 Nov 2018
K&L Gates nabs Corrs real estate head
K&L Gates has appointed a new partner in its Melbourne office, who joins from Corrs Chambers Westgarth where he was the firm’s local real estate...
28 Nov 2018
WA Law Society elects new president
An adjunct law professor and barrister from John Toohey Chambers, who took silk in 2002, has ascended to the role of president of the Law Society of W...
28 Nov 2018
White & Case onboards Melbourne M&A heavyweight
White & Case LLP has expanded its Australian presence in its global mergers and acquisitions practice, appointing a new partner in its Melbourne o...
27 Nov 2018
BigLaw firm nabs general counsel
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has re-hired a general counsel as partner in its Melbourne-based real estate team. ...
27 Nov 2018
Melbourne boutique hires new principal lawyer
Melbourne boutique law firm WARD Lawyers has appointed a new principal lawyer and head of litigation and insolvency. ...
26 Nov 2018
McCullough Robertson hires new partner
McCullough Robertson has appointed a new partner, who joins the firm’s insurance and corporate risk team. ...
26 Nov 2018
Gadens boosts property practice with partner appointment
Gadens has appointed a new partner to strengthen its property, construction and planning practice. ...
23 Nov 2018
Keypoint Law nabs former Kemp Strang duo
Keypoint Law has appointed two new consulting principals, who join the firm from Kemp Strang following its merger with Thomson Geer. ...
23 Nov 2018
Coleman Greig brings in new non-executive director
Coleman Greig has welcomed a new appointment, with Andrea Galloway taking up the position of non-executive director. ...
20 Nov 2018
Keypoint Law appoints 2 new principals
Keypoint Law has named two new consulting principals in its Sydney office, expanding its corporate, capital markets and funds management knowledge in ...
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