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16 Dec 2003
Trivia answers
Trivia answers: 1. Living History, 2. Sir Samuel Griffith, 3. Nick Fallin, 4. John Mortimer, 5. Welcher and Welcher, 6. Aqua (Barbie Girl), 7. Atticus...
16 Dec 2003
Holiday legal trivia extravaganza
1. Name former lawyer Hillary Rodham Clinton’s memoirs?2. Who was the first chief justice of the High Court of Australia?3. Name the lawyer played b...
1 Dec 2003
Deals – 29 November 2003
In October, Pillsbury Winthrop represented Tenaska Alabama II Partners, LP in a Rule 144A offering of US$410 ($570) million aggregate principal amount...
1 Dec 2003
G+T goes last mile in Optus broadband deal
Gilbert + Tobin recently acted as legal and regulatory counsel to SingTel Optus Pty Limited in Optus’ successful DSL broadband transaction with Tel...
1 Dec 2003
Summer clerks set for blockbuster sequel
Summer clerks set for blockbuster sequel Sydney’s party prop outlets are believed to be on high alert following confirmation that the city’s summ...
1 Dec 2003
Potty chef
A list of culinary ingredients that included almost 200 grams of cannabis proved a costly recipe for a budding Melbourne chef this month.Gabreal Elias...
21 Nov 2003
Phillips Fox not slow on the H20
Phillips Fox and the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) have joined forces to develop the principles for a national water trading scheme throu...
21 Nov 2003
Deals – 28 November 2003
Pillsbury Winthrop recently announced its involvement in the facilitation of a joint venture between Symphony Technology Group of Palo Alto and china...
21 Nov 2003
Movie Blochbuster
Movie BlochbusterIf you find yourself having trouble getting through to the Sydney office of Arnold Bloch Leibler it may be that the mid-tier’s sen...
21 Nov 2003
Woman condoms bad soup
Woman condoms bad soup An up-market US restaurant chain at the centre of the notorious ‘condom soup’ controversy will argue that the contraceptiv...
21 Nov 2003
Baby sitting judge
Baby sitting judgePerhaps seeking to demonstrate that work-life balance can, indeed, be achieved in the law, a Kiwi judge recently invited a group of...
14 Nov 2003
Deals – November 14
Freehills recently acted for Challenger Financial Services Group in its $187 million acquisition of the principal finance business of Zurich Capital ...
14 Nov 2003
Phillips Fox in acquisition BOOM
Phillips Fox recently acted as legal adviser to Melbourne-based crane company BOOM Logistics Limited on six acquisitions in the lead up to its initia...
14 Nov 2003
Freehills gets in on gambling merger
Freehills is advising NSW’s TAB on its proposed $2.4 billion merger with Queensland’s UNiTAB Limited, announced Thursday 16 October.The merger wi...
14 Nov 2003
Bachelors suit up over transsexual shock
Bachelors suit up over transsexual shockThey kissed, but weren’t told. A sextet of eligible UK bachelors, who vied for the heart of a gorgeous woma...
14 Nov 2003
Softly into the fray
Pulling the horse hair over their eyes Surely speaking out and having an opinion are concepts not entirely divorced from the art of lawyering.If that...
14 Nov 2003
Come fly with pee
Come fly with peeAfter well and truly %#ssing his chances of promotion up against the proverbial wall, a Philippines Government official who urinated...
14 Nov 2003
Scare tACTics
Square eye for the legal guys Everyone keeps on talking about how many lawyers decide to leave the profession, but like missing milk crates and super...
31 Oct 2003
Deals – 31 October 2003
Riordan & Partners has been appointed the legal services provider to the 20th Summer Deaflympics to be held in Melbourne and Ballarat in January ...
31 Oct 2003
Envestra pulls off 30-year first
Pillsbury Winthrop (International) represented Envestra Victoria Pty Limited, an Australian natural gas distributor, in connection with a US$175 ($25...
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