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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. ...
8 Mar 2017
Lawyers experience Melbourne’s Indigenous history
Staff from Ashurst’s Melbourne office have participated in an educational walking tour, led by the Koorie Heritage Trust, as part of the firm’s Re...
3 Mar 2017
Emerging artists recognised at Maddocks
Maddocks has selected two emerging Australian artists as the recipients of its biennial art prize. ...
27 Feb 2017
Ambitions as a rider
A team of family lawyers is gearing up for a 500-kilometre charity bike ride in Thailand. ...
21 Feb 2017
Mardi Gras welcomes young lawyers to the party
A contingent of NSW Young Lawyers will make their first debut at the 2017 Sydney Mardi Gras Parade next weekend. ...
20 Feb 2017
Firm reveals shortlist for business literature prize
Four authors have been shortlisted for Ashurst Business Literature Prize, with the winner set to take out $30,000. ...
14 Feb 2017
Slaters pays tribute to the ‘laws of love’
With Valentine’s Day kicking off today, Slater and Gordon has released what it has dubbed the ‘laws of love’ to make sure the romance doesn’t ...
13 Feb 2017
Firm partners with Tropfest film festival
In its 25th year celebrating homegrown film, Tropfest has announced Colin Biggers & Paisley as its legal partner for the next three years. ...
10 Feb 2017
Legal heavyweights hit the streets to help the vulnerable
A number of high-profile legal leaders will take to the pavement today in an attempt to raise awareness and funds for homeless and disadvantaged peopl...
8 Feb 2017
Legal comedy duo takes centre stage
A barrister and an associate will temporarily give up their day jobs to showcase their funny sides at the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festiva...
3 Feb 2017
HSF partners with Brisbane’s MELT Festival
The global firm has continued to throw its support behind the MELT Festival, a celebration of LGBTI arts and culture presented by the Brisbane Powerho...
2 Feb 2017
Firm hits the road for rural communities
One law firm is embarking on a two-week road trip to regional Queensland to meet with community members in need. ...
1 Feb 2017
Australia's oldest law school reaches milestone
The nation’s longest-running law school is celebrating 160 years of legal education in 2017. ...
27 Jan 2017
Marking Day of the Endangered Lawyer
Aussie lawyers have raised their voices in support of their professional counterparts in China. ...
20 Jan 2017
This week in history: Finalists for HCA design competition unveiled
Forty-three years ago, Prime Minster Gough Whitlam announced the architectural shortlist for a national competition to determine the High Court of Aus...
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As the Israel Folau saga drags on, it is clear that – in accordance with employment law – the sa...