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16 Oct 2018
Mills Oakley steps it out to raise funds
National law firm Mills Oakley have stepped up to take part in a challenge that sees it raise funds for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance. ...
Corporate dress and business suit
15 Oct 2018
Lawyer well-suited to dress other lawyers
A Melbourne businessman has used his past experiences as a lawyer to turn his attention instead to dressing them, in a career change he says shares si...
wine celebration of women in law
10 Oct 2018
HSF celebrates 100 years of NSW women in law
Herbert Smith Freehills has recently celebrated the first 100 years of women in law in NSW, with a cocktail event in honour of the milestone. ...
5 Oct 2018
Qld art prize sees law firm support
Holding Redlich has sponsored a major Queensland art prize, highlighting its continued support for the arts. ...
28 Sep 2018
Lawyers on Demand celebrates 10 years
Alternative legal services provider Lawyers on Demand has marked its tenth year of operation, after being founded in 2008 by three Freehills alumni. ...
26 Sep 2018
WA hosts first legal hackathon
Murdoch University law student Kashmirra Thevar has facilitated the western state’s first interdisciplinary legal hackathon. ...
18 Sep 2018
Clayton Utz celebrates gender equality with Melbourne cocktail event
Clayton Utz has once again held its Momentum cocktail function to provide a platform for Australian leaders to talk on gender equality themes. ...
12 Sep 2018
KWM names recipients of inaugural $25k Art Prize
King & Wood Mallesons has officially declared the recipients of its inaugural Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Prize. ...
10 Sep 2018
Changing Face of the Bar exhibit opens in Melbourne
A photo exhibition, showcasing the Victorian Bar of the 1930s and 1980s to today’s world, is now open at the Peter O’Callaghan Gallery in Melbourn...
4 Sep 2018
Sydney Lawyers Orchestra to strike a chord with special November performance
To commemorate the centenary of the end of World War I, Sydney Lawyers Orchestra is signifying the occasion with a special concert performance. ...
3 Sep 2018
Coleman Greig and Jelena Dokic take a serve at mental health stigma
Coleman Greig’s most recent Women in Business forum has thrown its support at the reducing of stigma surrounding mental health, featuring former Aus...
28 Aug 2018
MinterEllison to be Official Lawyers for Invictus Games
International firm MinterEllison will be the Official Lawyers and an Official Supporter of the upcoming Invictus Games, being held in Sydney in Octobe...
22 Aug 2018
Life as a barrister explored by Vic law students
Over 200 of the state’s law students have attended an event hosted by the Victorian Bar to learn what being a barrister is all about. ...
20 Aug 2018
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander moot promotes student learning
Law students have recently had the opportunity to work with Queensland’s top lawyers, barristers and judges, taking to the courtroom to contest the ...
17 Aug 2018
National firm, Arts Law Centre team up for fundraising trek
Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers will once again partner with The Arts Law Centre of Australia to support the latter’s legal services and promoti...
15 Aug 2018
DLA and UNICEF launch GoodWILL for a good will
DLA Piper has partnered with UNICEF to encourage greater uptake of will creation while supporting the practice of charitable giving in wills. ...
9 Aug 2018
Colin Biggers & Paisley hosts Property Think Tank
Colin Biggers & Paisley have played host to a Property Think Tank, bringing together industry leaders to discuss innovation ideas and opportuniti...
8 Aug 2018
DLA Piper, Jessica Rowe team up for mental health dinner
At a dinner hosted in Sydney last week by global firm DLA Piper, media personality Jessica Rowe shared her personal journey with mental health issues,...
3 Aug 2018
UTS and Allens partnership lets students lead the way on social justice
The Allens Neota UTS Law Tech Challenge for Social Justice has seen not one, but two winners at this year’s grand final. ...
18 Jul 2018
Clutz bolsters Melbourne art partnership
Clayton Utz has expanded its successful Art Partnership to its Melbourne office, with 62 artworks on display at the firm’s 333 Collins Street premis...
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Oct 19 2018
NSW Public Defenders and barrister battle over alleged ‘systemic failures’ in recruitment process
A Wollongong-based barrister has penned an explosive open letter to the NSW Public Defenders office,...
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Oct 19 2018
So, I didn’t get a clerkship…now what?
For those who didn’t get offered summer clerkships with law firms across the country, there still ...
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Oct 19 2018
Relocation a crumbling bridge too far to cross
Australia’s Family Court has always been an adversarial system, writes Armstrong Legal's Peter Mag...
APPOINTMENTS
Brisbane partner, Thomson Geer
Jul 26 2018
New Brisbane partner for Thomson Geer
Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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Jul 25 2018
WA’s Law Access appoints new company director and chairman
Western Australia’s legal pro bono referral service Law Access is welcoming the announcement of a ...
Appointed, handshake
Jun 26 2018
Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
Crown prosecutor Glen Cash QC has been appointed to the District Court of Queensland and will presid...
opinion
return on investment, money, cash, Australian dollars
Oct 2 2018
What is the return on investment for legal marketing?
The biggest obstacle most have to answering these questions is an inability to understand the ROI of...
Legal education, lawyers, students
Oct 1 2018
Legal education issues are highlighting vulnerability of students
A significant source of vulnerability in students is insufficient education concerning their rights,...
Sep 26 2018
A letter to my law student self
To my law student self (some 15 years or so ago), this is just a little letter to you (from me now) ...