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17 Aug 2018
DLA Piper reaches affiliation agreement with Argentine firm
Global firm DLA Piper has continued to expand its presence in Latin and South America with the establishment of a new agreement with Argentine firm Ca...
expands private wealth team
16 Aug 2018
Melbourne boutique expands private wealth team
A Melbourne-based boutique law firm has appointed a new principal solicitor as it looks to bolster its private wealth practice. ...
Appointment, magistrates, county judges
16 Aug 2018
Vic appoints 5 new magistrates, 4 new county judges
The Andrews government in Victoria has elevated five practitioners to the bench of the Magistrate’s Court, and four to judgeships of the County Cour...
16 Aug 2018
Macpherson Kelley on boards 3 new principals
Macpherson Kelley has announced three new appointments across its commercial, intellectual property and family law practice areas. ...
15 Aug 2018
Global head to depart for rival firm
The managing partner of a global firm’s Perth office is set to leave his post for a new role at a major competitor. ...
15 Aug 2018
McCabe Curwood adds two new principals
Newly-merged mid-tier firm McCabe Curwood has promoted one lawyer, and hired another, both to the position of principal in its insurance group. ...
14 Aug 2018
Former Minters international managing partner joins Squire Patton Boggs
John Oakes has joined the global firm as a labour and employment partner in its Sydney office, effective 1 August 2018. ...
13 Aug 2018
Greater Western Sydney firm announces new promotions
Coleman Greig Lawyers has announced two new appointments as the firm expands throughout the Western Sydney region. ...
10 Aug 2018
Firm bolsters Sydney service offering
An Australian law firm has bolstered its Sydney CBD and Illawarra presence with the promotion of four of its staff. ...
10 Aug 2018
KCL Law promotes new principal lawyer
KCL Law has appointed a new principal lawyer within its estate group, effective 1 August. ...
9 Aug 2018
Shine Lawyers appoints new comcare head
Shine Lawyers has recently announced the appointment of Katrina Stouppos as its new head of comcare. ...
6 Aug 2018
Thynne + Macartney promotes new partner
Thynne + Macartney has announced the admission of a new partner to the agribusiness group. ...
3 Aug 2018
Webb Henderson bolsters local practice
Webb Henderson has boosted its partnership by adding two additional lawyers to the fold. ...
3 Aug 2018
New Brisbane partner for Colin Biggers & Paisley
Australian law firm Colin Biggers & Paisley has welcomed a new partner into its Brisbane employment and safety team. ...
2 Aug 2018
International law firm makes 34 senior promotions
Allens has announced it has promoted 34 of its lawyers to managing associate and senior associate. ...
2 Aug 2018
Qld SME firms combine for strategic family law alliance
Two boutique firms – one based in Cairns, the other in Brisbane – have agreed to a strategic alliance to better cater to family law clients across...
2 Aug 2018
2 partners appointed at Aus firm
An Australian law firm has named two additional partners as well as several other promotions across its offices. ...
2 Aug 2018
5 new Victorian magistrates announced
The Andrews government in The Garden State has appointed five new judicial officers for the Magistrate’s Court. ...
1 Aug 2018
WA names new chief justice
Western Australia Attorney-General John Quigley has named the next top judge for Australia’s Wildflower State. ...
1 Aug 2018
Aston Consult names new executive director
Aston Consult has announced it has hired a new executive director, who will head up its expert witness and dispute management service stream. ...
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APPOINTMENTS
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Jul 26 2018
New Brisbane partner for Thomson Geer
Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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Jul 25 2018
WA’s Law Access appoints new company director and chairman
Western Australia’s legal pro bono referral service Law Access is welcoming the announcement of a ...
Appointed, handshake
Jun 26 2018
Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
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Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
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signing or renegotiating your employment contract
Jul 5 2018
5 things to think about when signing or renegotiating your employment contract
The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agree...