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19 Jan 2017
Giant eagle helps open Victoria’s legal year
A sculpture developed by a local artist in conjunction with TAFE students has featured in an event marking the official start of the legal year in Vic...
NewLaw Chambers
13 Jan 2017
Vic lawyers form online legal community
Two Melbourne-based lawyers have set up an Australia-wide networking group, enabling legal professionals to come together to share ideas while combati...
21 Dec 2016
Greco-Jewish history remembered in Sydney
Fundraising efforts to dedicate an olive grove and court yard in Jerusalem for heroes of the Holocaust have been backed by a Sydney law firm. ...
19 Dec 2016
Lawyers support Christmas kindness campaign
A record number of Christmas gifts have been donated to families affected by domestic violence as part of an annual kindness campaign. ...
12 Dec 2016
Victory is sweet in law firm bake-off
The crème de la crème of Australia’s legal cake-making world have served some mouth-watering creations in a fierce bake-off hosted by DLA Piper. ...
9 Dec 2016
Film focuses on legal training for Islamic leaders
A short film has been launched this week, offering a glimpse of an innovative legal program engaging with the leaders of Victoria’s Islamic communi...
7 Dec 2016
Firm to assist in combating national financial stress
Ashurst will lend a hand to over 2 million vulnerable Australians experiencing severe financial stress in its role as independent legal adviser on a...
5 Dec 2016
Dynamic duo launch new website
Two Sydney-based professionals have unveiled a new online project to celebrate people who use their legal skills to serve the community. ...
1 Dec 2016
Bakers rep completes The Captain's Ride
A partner from Baker & McKenzie has completed a 730-kilometre, six-day bike ride from Mittagong to Mount Kosciuszko. ...
24 Nov 2016
Lawyers help job hopefuls ‘suit up’
A national firm is tackling joblessness, 330 second-hand suits at a time. ...
9 Nov 2016
Australian firms help pave way for Hollywood blockbuster
The release of the highly anticipated film Hacksaw Ridge might not have been possible without the assistance of two Australian law firms. ...
3 Nov 2016
Law students and young lawyers take to the big screen
Several law students and young lawyers have taken part in a television program that aims to enhance the community’s understanding of various aspe...
28 Oct 2016
Adventurous associate abseils for a cause
Norton Rose Fulbright associate Mitchell Kelly recently abseiled down a building in Sydney’s CBD as part of the Investa Abseil for Youth 2016 event....
26 Oct 2016
Qld firm involved in AccessChina’16
Creevey Russell Lawyers has sent a representative on Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise’s AccessChina’16 trip, flying on Toowoomba’s recent in...
21 Oct 2016
Hollywood lawyer in hot water
An Australian defamation lawyer who has represented actors Russell Crowe and Harrison Ford has found himself in a sticky situation with a Noosa magist...
19 Oct 2016
Lawyers hit right note in High Court
A group of lawyers have been given special leave to appear in the High Court of Australia for a performance like no other. ...
14 Oct 2016
Cabaret lawyers raising funds for asylum seekers
BottledSnail Productions is at it again, with an original cabaret production set to entertain audiences and raise money for the Asylum Seeker Resource...
12 Oct 2016
Gadens backs youth mental health
Gadens and the Westpac Group have paired up to launch a new event, which aims to improve youth mental health. ...
7 Oct 2016
Legal eagles sing to different tune for charity rock show
Rival lawyers are preparing to unleash their inner rock demons for a band battle of the ages. ...
5 Oct 2016
Qld firm breaks down medical research barriers
A Queensland-based law firm has announced a new partnership with the Gallipoli Medical Research Foundation, with the aim of giving back to both veter...
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