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28 Dec 2017
Solicitor a cricket star in the making
Criminal lawyer and cricket fanatic Vaughan Roles has recently returned from India, where he represented Australia at the Blind Cricket World Cup. ...
90 years Western Australia Law Society
19 Dec 2017
Book commemorates diamond milestone for WA law society
Ninety years of Western Australia’s legal profession has been recorded in a special publication celebrating the group’s contributions to the commu...
Hugo the cavoodle
18 Dec 2017
Lawyers Weekly’s top picks of 2017
Check out some of our favourite stories from the year – including dogs, snails, potatoes and Hamlet. ...
15 Dec 2017
Orchestra invites Sydney to tune into the sounds of Christmas
If you’re walking down Macquarie Street at 7pm next Monday, keep an ear out for the sweet sounds of the Sydney Lawyers Orchestra’s annual Christma...
12 Dec 2017
Annabel Crabb headlines Women in Business Forum
Political journalist Annabel Crabb has appeared at the Coleman Greig Lawyers Women in Business Forum. ...
6 Dec 2017
Law firm shines light on inclusion issues for older people
The Sydney office of a global law firm has taken up the cause of Australia’s ageing population, in a bid to generate discussion about breaking down ...
28 Nov 2017
Firm to match museum’s fundraiser dollar for dollar
As part of its commitment to Brisbane’s art community, a national law firm will play a big part in the Museum of Brisbane’s first artwork acquisit...
24 Nov 2017
LexisNexis executive recognised for human rights work
A LexisNexis executive has been announced as a finalist in a global awards program for women in business. ...
21 Nov 2017
Firm’s fundraiser helps bolster Indigenous education
A firm’s fundraiser has helped raise more than $20,000 for a foundation dedicated to supporting education of Aboriginal children living in remote c...
17 Nov 2017
Lawyer plans charity ride down WA coast
A Baker McKenzie lawyer will participate in one leg of a bike ride around the country to support the Black Dog Institute. ...
10 Nov 2017
From lawyer to CEO by 25
A young lawyer turned charity organisation CEO has revealed the reason for her career change. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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...
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Say your prayers: what employment law tells us about the Folau case
As the Israel Folau saga drags on, it is clear that – in accordance with employment law – the sa...