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6 Jun 2019
Hamilton Locke gains Gadens partner
Hamilton Locke has recruited a new partner, who joins from Gadens’ banking and finance practice. ...
Michael Swift
6 Jun 2019
Squire Patton Boggs bolsters real estate offering
Squire Patton Boggs has named a new senior property and agribusiness partner as it looks to build on its real estate practice. ...
Tyrilly Csillag
4 Jun 2019
Practical Law hires new head of in-house
Thomson Reuters has appointed a new head of in-house at Practical Law Australia, whom it says will lead the firm’s expansion and refinement of its i...
4 Jun 2019
NSW appoints first female senior public defender
Belinda Rigg SC has been elevated to the role of senior public defender, becoming the first woman to hold the role, by NSW Attorney-General Mark Speak...
30 May 2019
TurksLegal names new partner
TurksLegal has welcomed a new lawyer to its Melbourne-based general insurance team. ...
29 May 2019
Mills Oakley recruits K&L Gates IP partner
Mills Oakley has bolstered its Melbourne-based IP offering with the recruitment of a new partner who joins from K&L Gates. ...
28 May 2019
Dentons makes employment expert hire
Dentons has hired a new partner in its employment practice, bolstering the firm’s expertise in the area. ...
23 May 2019
ACT names retired barrister as acting judge
The ACT has appointed an acting judge for its Supreme Court to manage an upcoming period of leave. ...
22 May 2019
Mills Oakley recruits KWM lawyer
Mills Oakley has hired a new special counsel, who will join the firm from King & Wood Mallesons. ...
20 May 2019
Practical Law Australia adds senior writer
Practical Law Australia has appointed a new senior writer to its banking and finance group. ...
17 May 2019
DWF expands national litigation team
DWF’s Australian arm has welcomed the arrival of a new principal lawyer who takes to its national litigation team. ...
16 May 2019
International law firm names new Aussie management team
An international law firm has appointed a new management structure in Australia, effective immediately.  ...
16 May 2019
Thomson Geer bolsters Brisbane aged care team
Thomson Geer has confirmed it has boosted its Brisbane-based aged care and retirement living team with the recruitment of two new partners and their t...
15 May 2019
New Dispute Resolution Advisory Council chair appointed
The Council of the Australian Dispute Resolution Advisory Council has appointed a retired NSW Court of Appeal judge as its new chair. ...
14 May 2019
Thomson Reuters hire new head of Practical Law
Intelligence and tech company Thomson Reuters has appointed a former M&A lawyer as the new director of Practical Law Australia. ...
14 May 2019
HBA Legal makes Melbourne move
Defendant-only insurance firm HBA Legal will open up a Melbourne offering next week, with a former in-house lawyer taking the reins of the new office....
13 May 2019
Jones Day hires 8 tax lawyers from Clayton Utz
Global firm Jones Day has moved to expand its “worldwide tax capabilities” by appointing eight tax controversy lawyers, all from BigLaw firm Clayt...
13 May 2019
S&G names new Queensland head
Slater and Gordon is looking to capitalise on the superannuation sector by recruiting a specialist to head up its Queensland practice.  ...
13 May 2019
Clifford Chance promotes Aussie counsel
International firm Clifford Chance has made three promotions to the position of counsel across its Australian offices. ...
10 May 2019
Clayton Utz hires 2 from PwC for dedicated in-house cyber protection team
BigLaw firm Clayton Utz has recruited two cyber and forensics specialists from PwC in order to provide firm clients with access to a “dedicated in-h...
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