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18 Sep 2019
University of Western Australia wins ANIMAL moot
Students from the University of Western Australia won first prize in this year’s Australia and New Zealand Intervarsity Moot on Animal Law. ...
Gabrielle Canny and Michael Abbott AO QC
17 Sep 2019
Legal aid SA marks 40th anniversary
A number of South Australian legal professionals have gathered to mark the 40th year anniversary of providing legal aid in the state. ...
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10 Sep 2019
Clayton Utz Art Partnership opens Sydney exhibition
The fifth Sydney-based exhibition of the Clayton Utz Art Partnership was launched last week, featuring two award-winning artists. ...
6 Sep 2019
CBP teams up with UNSW for access to higher education project
National firm Colin Biggers & Paisley has partnered with ASPIRE, the outreach arm of the UNSW, to help disadvantaged school students pursue higher...
20 Aug 2019
Coleman Greig event raises funds to prevent violence against women
Guests at Coleman Greig’s Women in Business event have raised over $6,000 for a charity dedicated to ending male violence against women and their ch...
7 Aug 2019
Law firm celebrates women with design and luxury
Female business leaders and corporate professionals have joined a law firm in Sydney to celebrate the valuable contribution made by women in the Austr...
16 Jul 2019
Putting an end to mental health issues in law firms
The legal profession is inundated with lawyers experiencing mental health issues and firms need to act on this, according to speakers at a recent Melb...
9 Jul 2019
Clayton Utz hosts ‘Paving the Way’ event for LGBTIQ+ women
BigLaw firm Clayton Utz recently teamed up with LGBTIQ+ advocates for a “pride in diversity” initiative to support Melbourne-based women in profes...
8 Jul 2019
Court upgrade creates ‘positive, emotional experience’ for visitors
Upgrades to a multimillion-dollar court complex in Sydney’s west have been well received, with the renovations geared to bolster visitor experience...
4 Jun 2019
NSW Governor opens HBA Legal’s new Sydney office
National firm HBA Legal has marked the opening of its Sydney office by raising money for the Arts Law Centre of Australia by raffling an Indigenous ar...
31 May 2019
Landers, LIV committee team up for online asylum seeker legal service
National firm Lander & Rogers and the Legacy Caseload Working Group, formed by the Law Institute of Victoria, have collaborated on a new platform ...
21 May 2019
LegalVision lawyer wins NSW Golden Gavel
A senior legal project manager from NewLaw firm LegalVision has won the “coveted” 2019 Golden Gavel Competition in NSW. ...
3 May 2019
Minters, Royal Flying Doctor Service team up for rural mental health
BigLaw firm MinterEllison and the Queensland-based Royal Flying Doctor Service have combined to “shine light on” mental health services and fundin...
1 May 2019
G+T hosts reception on how finance sector can help end modern slavery
National firm Gilbert + Tobin recently hosted a consultation on how the financial sector can most effectively prevent and disrupt modern slavery and h...
12 Apr 2019
DLA Piper teams up with refugee advocates for access to justice
Global firm DLA Piper has partnered with the Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre to deliver its first Australia-based Know Your Rights Legal Empowerme...
9 Apr 2019
The Legal Forecast launches orchestral arm
Disruption and access to justice advocacy group The Legal Forecast celebrated the launch of its creative arts arm last week  at the Banco Court in B...
4 Apr 2019
Vic Bar showcases new portraits and gallery refresh
New portraits of some of Victoria’s eminent judges and barristers have been unveiled by the High Court of Australia’s Honourable Chief Justice Kie...
29 Mar 2019
Holding Redlich team gets cooking for OzHarvest
A team of five partners from national firm Holding Redlich have taken part in the annual CEO CookOff event, hosted by food rescue charity OzHarvest. ...
14 Mar 2019
Julie Bishop joins with Coleman Greig in celebrating women
Western Sydney law firm Coleman Greig has once again thrown its support behind women in business, this time at a lunch event in honour of Internationa...
13 Mar 2019
Holding Redlich, Flying Arts Alliance team up for QLD art exhibition
Mid-tier firm Holding Redlich has partnered with Flying Arts Alliance to help showcase artists from across rural and remote Queensland. ...
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