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22 Jun 2018
NT to see new Local Court judge
A new Local Court judge has been welcomed in the Northern Territory. ...
Handshake, hire, Dr Andrew Lu
22 Jun 2018
HBA hires new head of medical malpractice and health law
National insurance law firm HBA Legal has appointed a medical negligence and professional indemnity expert to lead its Perth-based medical malpractice...
Fiona McLeod
20 Jun 2018
Fiona McLeod SC takes on new role
The past president of the Law Council of Australia and Australian Bar Association has been named as the new chair of a round table dedicated to improv...
19 Jun 2018
Sparke Helmore picks up Curwoods partners
National law firm Sparke Helmore Lawyers has scooped up four partners, along with a team of lawyers and other staff, from Curwoods Lawyers just two we...
19 Jun 2018
Keypoint names new consulting principal
Keypoint Law has revealed it has bolstered its Melbourne presence by recruiting a new consulting principal. ...
19 Jun 2018
KHQ Lawyers appoints first female equity director
Melbourne-based boutique firm KHQ has appointed its first female equity director and fifth overall. ...
18 Jun 2018
National law firm expands family law practice
A national law firm has announced that it has bolstered its Sydney-based family law team. ...
18 Jun 2018
Aussie lawyer elected to lead global tax network
The partner of a national law firm has been voted as one of three vice-presidents to lead the International Fiscal Association. ...
15 Jun 2018
Accredited mediator joins Perth employment team
A national law firm has announced the recruitment of a special counsel in Perth, in addition to other new hires to its professional services team. ...
15 Jun 2018
Holding Redlich head named in Qld govt panel
The national head of construction and infrastructure at Holding Redlich has been appointed to a new Queensland government panel. ...
14 Jun 2018
Melbourne mid-tier to merge with boutique firm
Melbourne-based mid-tier firm Cornwall Stodart is set to merge with boutique commercial entity Riordans Lawyers, who will operate under the Cornwall b...
14 Jun 2018
Bakers appoints new environment special counsel
Global law firm Baker McKenzie has hired a new special counsel for its growing environment and climate change practice group in Melbourne. ...
14 Jun 2018
Colin Biggers & Paisley appoints new partner
National mid-tier law firm Colin Biggers & Paisley has hired a new transport and insurance partner for its Brisbane office. ...
12 Jun 2018
Former HSF partner takes up AMP position
AMP Limited has revealed a former Herbert Smith Freehills partner has been appointed non-executive director as the company continues its “board rene...
11 Jun 2018
JCU law grads take to the judiciary
Two of James Cook University's law graduates have officially joined the judiciary as a judge of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and magistrate ...
8 Jun 2018
Firm reveals its largest intake of senior promos
An Australian law firm has announced it has appointed 26 senior lawyers as part of its largest ever intake. ...
7 Jun 2018
Mills Oakley promotes 30 lawyers
National law firm Mills Oakley has elevated 30 practitioners to more senior levels, including naming two new partners in its Perth office. ...
6 Jun 2018
Ashurst re-elects chairman for second term
Global law firm Ashurst has reappointed its chairman, Ben Tidswell, for a second term, with effect from 1 November 2018 for a period of four years. ...
6 Jun 2018
William Roberts names new principal
William Roberts Lawyers has revealed it has appointed a new principal at its Brisbane office. ...
5 Jun 2018
Pinsent Masons head relocates to Perth
The head of Pinsent Mason's Aberdeen, Scotland office has announced a relocation to Perth in a bid to drive the firm's Asia Pacific offering. ...
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Jun 20 2018
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Jun 21 2017
Promo season at Allens
A group of lawyers at Allens have received promotions across its PNG and Australian offices. ...
May 11 2017
Partner exits for in-house role
A Victorian lawyer has left the partnership of a national firm to start a new gig with state governm...
Esteban Gomez
May 11 2017
National firm recruits ‘major asset’
A national law firm has announced it has appointed a new corporate partner who brings over 15 years'...
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Jun 4 2018
Racial vilification in sport and s18C
The story of professional AFL player Joel Wilkinson rocked the sporting world earlier this month and...
ANZAC Day
Apr 24 2018
Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
With Anzac Day almost here, we should be aware of where we can legally play Two-up, and also conside...
Young lawyers
Apr 11 2018
The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
There are numerous avenues that individuals and institutions can take when promoting diversity in th...