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13 Apr 2018
Firm puts Aussie talent on show at Sydney art exhibition
The works of Australian artists Jason Benjamin and Nick Collerson are being exhibited at Clayton Utz, as part of an initiative by the national firm to...
UQ wins 2018 Jessup Moot
12 Apr 2018
UQ wins 2018 Jessup Moot
For the third time, students from the University of Queensland have won the world’s oldest and largest international moot court event. ...
11 Apr 2018
Vic Bar launches legal studies award for next generation of lawyers
Some of the top ranked school-aged students in the city of Hume have been recognised by the Victorian Bar for academic excellence in Legal Studies. ...
9 Apr 2018
Prominent former High Court judge offers wisdom to up and comers
The University of Southern Queensland has hosted the Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG, who offered his time to inspire students through a series of lec...
3 Apr 2018
Katrina Dawson honoured with posthumous bravery award
Victims of the Lindt Café siege in late 2014 have been recognised for their valiant actions in this year’s Australian Bravery Decorations. ...
3 Apr 2018
Holding Redlich partners don aprons for OzHarvest
Five partners from a national law firm joined many others in cooking up a storm and serving meals for a good cause. ...
28 Mar 2018
QLD firm celebrates 125th anniversary
Brisbane’s oldest law firm – which still trades under its original name from the 19th century – recently celebrated 125 years of practicing in Q...
23 Mar 2018
National firm marks 20 years in Sydney
Piper Alderman has just celebrated its 20th year in the New South Wales capital. ...
22 Mar 2018
Women’s Legal Service QLD receives biggest donation in its history
A specialist community legal centre, aimed at helping women in need, has received a sizeable gift from the Sunshine State’s Masonic charity.  ...
19 Mar 2018
WLS stair climb fundraiser organised for DV victims
In mid-June, Brisbane’s top corporates will face up to the city’s tallest stair climb challenge, while raising “much-needed” funds to support ...
12 Mar 2018
Diversity duo team up to dismantle the ‘merit myth’
Two legal heavyweights have paired up in a joint initiative to improve gender balance at the top of organisations. ...
9 Mar 2018
West side lawyers celebrate diversity this Year of the Dog
The Asian Australian Lawyers Association has heralded the start of the Lunar Year with a gala dinner in Perth. ...
6 Mar 2018
Arts grad wins Clyde & Co Art Award
Sydney College of the Arts graduate Wendy Ma has won the 2018 Clyde & Co Art Award. ...
28 Feb 2018
Dentons joins corporate scav hunt in support of batyr
Dentons Lawyers Network, along with Westpac Group’s Youth Network, joined forces last week in a corporate scavenger hunt around Sydney to support y...
19 Feb 2018
Qld lawyer to bolster student’s work experience and wallet
A Sunshine Coast-based lawyer has announced he will be giving one lucky student the opportunity to embark on a one-month internship, as well as a $10,...
15 Feb 2018
Partners cook up a storm for OzHarvest
Two partners from an Australian law firm have put their cooking skills to the test by whipping up some piping hot pancakes to treat their staff and ra...
14 Feb 2018
UNSW students claim first place in mediation
A team of UNSW Law students have won the world’s top mediation competition in Paris. ...
8 Feb 2018
Spotlight on lawyer’s pro bono work with Indigenous intern program
Brooke Massender has received a gong for her dedication to an internship program that creates opportunities for Indigenous university students.  ...
7 Feb 2018
Ashurst backs polar expedition
International law firm Ashurst has sponsored an expedition to the South Pole to raise money for charity. ...
1 Feb 2018
Legal inspo series kicks off in Aus
A new event has hit Australian shores, with Lawyers On Demand launching the ‘Life with Law’ lecture series.   ...
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With Anzac Day almost here, we should be aware of where we can legally play Two-up, and also conside...
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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...
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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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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...
Mar 21 2018
Why lawyers should focus on healthy eating at work
Eating healthily in the workplace can have long-standing benefits for lawyers, whereas skipping meal...