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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...
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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. ...
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. ...
11 Mar 2019
Clutz continues celebration of art
Clayton Utz has launched its first art exhibition for the year, showcasing the work of two contemporary artists in its Melbourne office. ...
8 Mar 2019
NRF supporting PNG ‘pursuit of quality legal studies’
Norton Rose Fulbright has thrown its support behind the PNG Legal Scholarship, for the third year running. ...
13 Feb 2019
Landers concert raises $18,000 for Very Special Kids
CrashLanders, a band comprised of employees from national firm Lander & Rogers, recently held its annual fundraising concert and raised $18,000 fo...
21 Jan 2019
2019 Justice Project opens with 22 law grads
The Piddington Society has launched its annual Justice Project, with this year seeing 22 law graduates. ...
20 Dec 2018
McCabes hosts its first legal disruption event
Held in conjunction with the firm’s technology partner Checkbox, the first ever #MCDisruptsLegal event saw the McCabe Curwood litigation and dispute...
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