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16 May 2017
Tailored legal services made available for veterans in SA
The South Australian Legal Services Commission is offering specialised legal services to ADF veterans for military pension and compensation claims. ...
Men's mental health
12 May 2017
Tackling men’s mental health
Men’s mental health support network, Mr Perfect, has hosted its inaugural Basic Ball to help support those in need, particularly those individuals w...
Andrea Sinclair and Maurice Thompson
11 May 2017
Clyde & Co dips into Melbourne art scene
Clyde & Co has extended its Australian Art Award to Melbourne for the first time. ...
4 May 2017
Lawyer dons lycra for important cause
A partner at Colin Biggers & Paisley has swapped his suit for lycra in a bid to raise money for Queensland Chain Reaction. ...
27 Apr 2017
‘Innovation incubator’ draws the best young minds
Macpherson Kelley has gathered its up-and-comers as well as those from the University of Melbourne to play part in a contest which encouraged them to ...
21 Apr 2017
Firm lends a hand to Legacy
In the lead up to Anzac Day next week, one firm has dedicated its monthly dress-down day and fundraising morning tea to Legacy Brisbane. ...
19 Apr 2017
Jessup glory for USyd law squad
Five law students from the University of Sydney have been crowned as champions for the 2017 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition ...
13 Apr 2017
New show lets people in on court drama from home
Sydney lawyers may know the reality of the Downing Centre Court all too well, but a new 10-part docu-series is inviting viewers at home in on the acti...
12 Apr 2017
New top dog for local court in Manly
Witness support services in one NSW local court will trial the effect of having a furry friend close by for children and vulnerable victims who are na...
6 Apr 2017
Tale of Syd's first female entrepreneurs scoops up firm's $30k contest
A tribute to colonial Australia’s first trailblazing businesswomen has taken out top honours at the Ashurst Business Literature Prize. ...
5 Apr 2017
March marks important anniversary for Perth’s hall of justice
One of the oldest buildings in Perth, which served as a venue for various courts over the decades, reached a special 180-year milestone last month. ...
31 Mar 2017
ANU establishes prize in memory of student
A memorial prize has been set up after the sudden passing of Kirsten Sjolander, who was working towards a PhD in law at the Australian National Univer...
30 Mar 2017
The winning formula
A litigation and insolvency lawyer has had unexpected success at the Melbourne F1 Grand Prix. ...
28 Mar 2017
Lawyers bring Hollywood Down Under
The Melbourne Lawyers’ Orchestra will perform music from iconic Hollywood film scores in its next concert. ...
23 Mar 2017
Bronze casting wins annual art competition
The first place in Clyde & Co’s Australian Art Award has gone to a conceptual bronze cast sculpture. ...
21 Mar 2017
Young lawyers condemn time cuts for asylum seekers’ visas
The federal government’s move to reduce the time that asylum seekers have to lodge protection visa applications is an affront to the principle of ac...
17 Mar 2017
The story of a bored kindergartener who one day became a judge
Rhodes scholar, champion lifesaver, legal author, bored kid in kindy – the extraordinary beginnings of Justice James Edelman. ...
16 Mar 2017
Panel reflects on impact of family violence
A panel of Victorian lawyers has spoken about the state’s recent Royal Commission into Family Violence and the prevalence of family violence experi...
15 Mar 2017
Firm presents $22k cheque to not-for-profit organisation
An Australian law firm has raised over $22,000 for a not-for-profit organisation, which is committed to changing the culture and behaviour that lead t...
14 Mar 2017
Firms to support Victorian go-getters
A Victorian not-for-project organisation is calling on law firms to join a new project, which aims to lend a hand to high-achievers across the state. ...
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