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2 Aug 2017
Photo shoot captures historic rise of women in law
An award-winning photographer has been commissioned to capture 21 of Victoria’s leading women in law for a “Vanity Fair style” composite image. ...
Pyjama party
1 Aug 2017
Firm’s pyjama party fosters community giving
A national firm has supported the work of The Pyjama Foundation for its annual fundraising initiative to help the learning and wellbeing of children i...
Creative hands
28 Jul 2017
Lawyers invited to get creative for a cause
The Law Society of NSW has launched two artistic competitions to raise money for a charity organisation. ...
26 Jul 2017
Aussie law students compete in Vienna
Students from two Australian universities have competed in an international dispute resolution competition in Vienna. ...
24 Jul 2017
Firm celebrates WA artists
Clyde & Co has announced the winner of its Perth Art Award for 2017. ...
20 Jul 2017
Clayton Utz helps raise $100k for not-for-profits
The Brissy office of Clayton Utz hosted a fundraising event last month, drawing a 150-strong crowd to raise over $100,000 for three not-for-profit org...
18 Jul 2017
Australia’s quirkiest crimes
What constitutes too much potatoes under Western Australian law? ...
12 Jul 2017
What do Beyoncé, Gucci and an Aussie law firm have in common?
Arnold Bloch Leibler has hosted the Australian launch of a gender equality program with star power behind it. ...
11 Jul 2017
Private and public sectors unite for gender equality
A recent panel held by Russell Kennedy Lawyers brought government representatives and business people together to discuss equality in the workplace. ...
10 Jul 2017
Lawyers launch WA branch in the name of diversity
Members of the legal fraternity in WA have celebrated the launch of a new state branch for the Asian Australian Lawyers Association. ...
3 Jul 2017
Lawyers dig deep for not-for-profits
The Clayton Utz national partnership has joined with the firm’s Brisbane office to pledge over $100,000 to three worthy community causes.   ...
23 Jun 2017
Judge takes on cartels
Melbourne Law School has held its annual Baxt Lecture where a US judge addressed the issue of cartel activity. ...
16 Jun 2017
Happy hub gives online support to lawyers
A Brisbane woman has created a suite of digital offerings for unhappy lawyers in a bid to share her learnings with other legal professions struggling ...
15 Jun 2017
Royal roundup: Lawyers recognised on 2017 Queen’s Birthday honours list
Victoria boasts the most law names to make the Queen’s Birthday honours list this year, with a total of 14 lawyers recognised for their contribution...
15 Jun 2017
National firm hosts Malcolm Turnbull
Last week, Piper Alderman hosted Australia’s Prime Minister in its Brisbane offices for a policy luncheon. ...
8 Jun 2017
Icing on the cake
Lawyers and support staff in one Australian firm have shown off their culinary talents in support of the Cancer Council. ...
7 Jun 2017
Melbourne lawyers act out
A group of Victorian lawyers are set to star in a thought-provoking play. ...
1 Jun 2017
Lawyer runs for every year without her son
A Melbourne lawyer is running to raise money to help research for the prevention of stillbirth and premature birth. ...
29 May 2017
The world’s weirdest (and funniest) laws
Think Australia has some outlandish laws? You should see our international neighbours. ...
26 May 2017
Law: no laughing matter
Lawyers and comedians can have a lot in common: a sharp wit, a love of the limelight and (by some accounts) a sadistic streak. Here are just a few law...
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