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8 Nov 2017
Lawyers open hearts and wallets for cancer fundraiser
Staff at Holding Redlich have participated in Frocktober, donating thousands of dollars for research into ovarian cancer. ...
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2 Nov 2017
The Chaser stunt that went ‘horribly right’
Julian Morrow, a former lawyer and a founding member of The Chaser, has delved into the group’s APEC stunt at a new CPD event. ...
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27 Oct 2017
HSF lawyer to make a splash in Hong Kong
A lawyer from Herbert Smith Freehills has announced he will attempt a 45-kilometre ocean swim for charity. ...
26 Oct 2017
Eminent practitioners gather for CIArb dinner
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Australia has held its annual dinner, with members of the judiciary and media in attendance. ...
23 Oct 2017
Queensland law school reaches ruby milestone
Celebrating 40 years since establishing a law course in 1977, the Queensland University of Technology has marked its anniversary by raising more than ...
20 Oct 2017
Sick leave to look after your pet?
In a landmark court case, an Italian woman has been granted sick leave to look after her ill dog. ...
19 Oct 2017
Legal podcasts you have to tune in to right now
The rise of the internet has hailed in a new dawn for storytelling. Here’s our top pick of podcasts legal eagles should be listening out for. ...
16 Oct 2017
Human rights ‘champions’ named RACS patrons
Michael Kirby and Gillian Triggs have been announced as the inaugural patrons of the Refugee Advice and Casework Service. ...
9 Oct 2017
London trade experts reflect on Aussie implications of Brexit
Several high-profile UK guests, including former politician Lord Peter Mandelson, have visited Australia to share their insights on international busi...
3 Oct 2017
Ashurst calls on Australia’s best business writers
The State Library of New South Wales has opened entries for the 2017 Ashurst Business Literature Prize. ...
29 Sep 2017
Law firm boss crosses hot coals for charity
The head of an Aussie firm has walked across hot coals as part of the Dare the Boss campaign. ...
28 Sep 2017
Festival gains ‘exclusive legal partner’
A national law firm has announced it has become part of a landmark sponsorship deal of next year’s Midsumma Festival. ...
27 Sep 2017
New partnership delivers ‘immersive cultural experience’
Clayton Utz has officially launched its new art partnership, featuring complementary works from two Australian painters. ...
26 Sep 2017
HSF contingent takes part in Brisbane pride march
Representatives of Herbert Smith Freehills have participated in the annual Brisbane Pride march. ...
25 Sep 2017
Tommy, the happy poster-dog for R U OK? Day
Tommy, the pet pooch of a partner at Holding Redlich, has turned heads in the workplace for a very good cause. ...
21 Sep 2017
Law’s most infamous gastropod returns
Melbourne law students have taken out a short film competition with a humorous documentary on the landmark Donoghue v Stevenson case. ...
20 Sep 2017
Male Champions of Change initiative kicks off at Aus firm
An Australian law firm has launched an new initiative, dubbed Male Champions of Change, to actively promote and advocate for gender equality. ...
19 Sep 2017
Manson family killer suffered ‘miscarriage of justice’: former lawyer
A retired Australian barrister has published a book on the Manson Family murders of 1969 and called for the release of Leslie Van Houten. ...
13 Sep 2017
Young professionals to do the time warp for charity
Young lawyers have been invited to experience the “golden age of disco” at this year’s Young Professionals Charity Ball. ...
11 Sep 2017
London trip sparks ‘rich dialogue’ for young lawyers
A group of young lawyers from Sparke Helmore have returned from a week-long immersion program in the UK. ...
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