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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. ...
Hot coals
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. ...
Gay pride, rainbow flag, LGBT community, same-sex marriage
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. ...
6 Sep 2017
Cricket tournament a win-win for lawyers and kids
A team of Aussie lawyers have taken out the Lawyers’ Cricket World Cup in Sri Lanka, as well as provided much-needed support to a local school. ...
1 Sep 2017
Firm smashes fundraising target in Top End Challenge
Lawyers from Colin Biggers & Paisley have completed a six-day trek to raise money for Indigenous artists. ...
31 Aug 2017
Legal athletes kick goals for women’s Aussie Rules
The annual Winneke sporting festival held for law firms in Melbourne has featured a game of women’s Australian Rules football for the first time eve...
25 Aug 2017
Lawyers don purple to support LGBTI colleagues
Lawyers around the country are celebrating Wear it Purple Day today to show their support for their colleagues and the wider LGBTI community. ...
16 Aug 2017
Legal community urged to join firm’s marriage equality campaign
An Australian law firm is inviting members of the legal fraternity to join its marriage equality campaign as momentum on the issue continues to climb ...
15 Aug 2017
Law firms and students unite to steer the profession
Thirteen law firms have collaborated with students from around the country at the 2017 Disrupting Law hackathon. ...
9 Aug 2017
CPD provider announces scholarship program
Not-for-profit CPD provider Reasonable Cause has launched two new scholarships to support Cambodian students. ...
8 Aug 2017
Charity event no walk in the park
Western Sydney law firm Coleman Greig Lawyers has announced its fifth annual charity sporting challenge. ...
3 Aug 2017
Qld students excel in ‘hands-on’ mooting competition
Students from two universities have competed in the third annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students’ Moot in Queensland. ...
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