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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. ...
Clayton Utz office
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...
Gina Capasso and Claire Brown
9 May 2019
Boutique firm elevates 2
A boutique law firm has promoted two of its lawyers to principal solicitor, effective 1 July. ...
8 May 2019
HBA Legal gains Sparkes lawyer
HBA Legal has recruited a new senior associate, who joins the firm after 10 years at Sparke Helmore Lawyers. ...
7 May 2019
AMP confirms GC, company secretary shake-up
AMP Limited has appointed a new general counsel, corporate and governance and group company secretary, effective immediately. ...
7 May 2019
Minters recruits resources partner
MinterEllison has expanded its national environment and planning practice with the recruitment of a new partner who specialises in the space. ...
3 May 2019
Global managing partner to take reins for second 4-year term
An international law firm has reappointed its global managing partner for a second four-year term. ...
3 May 2019
Annual promotions see Aussies named
A law firm has named a number of its Australian lawyers in its annual global promotions. ...
2 May 2019
Justice Connect welcomes new patrons
The organisation has appointed two established legal professionals as its newest patrons. ...
2 May 2019
Jones Day adds 2 to Aussie offices
Global law firm Jones Day has welcomed the appointment of two new lawyers, who take to its Sydney and Melbourne offices, respectively. ...
1 May 2019
Clifford Chance promotes 30 partners worldwide
Global firm Clifford Chance has elevated 30 of its lawyers to the partnership ranks, including nine in Asia-Pacific. ...
30 Apr 2019
Ashurst promotes 9 Aussies to partnership
International law firm Ashurst has announced the promotion of 21 partners, including nine in Australia. ...
30 Apr 2019
Facebook appoints new GC
Facebook has appointed a new general counsel to oversee the company’s global legal functions. ...
29 Apr 2019
Why are lawyers attracted to the Big 4?
There’s a myriad of reasons prompting market-leading lawyers to make the switch to Big 4 law offerings, according to one partner who has made the mo...
29 Apr 2019
KWM welcomes 2 new partners
King & Wood Mallesons has added two dispute resolution lawyers to its partnership, joining from National Australia Bank and White & Case, resp...
26 Apr 2019
QC to become Supreme Court judge
Victoria has made its newest judicial appointment in the Supreme Court. ...
24 Apr 2019
6 new executive counsel for global firm
A global law firm has made six promotions to the rank of executive counsel in Australia, as part of a global sweep of counsel appointments. ...
24 Apr 2019
2 new judges appointed to County Court
The Andrews Labor government has confirmed two new judges have taken to the County Court. ...
24 Apr 2019
Firm adds to gambling law practice
An established law firm has strengthened its gambling law practice with the appointment of a new solicitor. ...
23 Apr 2019
BigLaw partner goes corporate
A KPMG partner and its Australian head of fintech has taken on an executive director role at tech company, Automic Group. ...
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Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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May 20 2019
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