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8 Aug 2018
DLA Piper, Jessica Rowe team up for mental health dinner
At a dinner hosted in Sydney last week by global firm DLA Piper, media personality Jessica Rowe shared her personal journey with mental health issues,...
Partnership
3 Aug 2018
UTS and Allens partnership lets students lead the way on social justice
The Allens Neota UTS Law Tech Challenge for Social Justice has seen not one, but two winners at this year’s grand final. ...
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18 Jul 2018
Clutz bolsters Melbourne art partnership
Clayton Utz has expanded its successful Art Partnership to its Melbourne office, with 62 artworks on display at the firm’s 333 Collins Street premis...
16 Jul 2018
Gilbert + Tobin goes carbon neutral
National law firm Gilbert + Tobin has moved to reduce its impact upon the environment by becoming carbon neutral across its Sydney, Melbourne and Pert...
11 Jul 2018
KWM, DFAT co-host foreign policy symposium
Global firm King & Wood Mallesons and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have co-hosted the “first ever industry symposium” on the fe...
10 Jul 2018
UQ secures victory in international maritime law moot
The University of Queensland has won its second major international mooting title of the year, after coming out on top of the 19th International Marit...
6 Jul 2018
Clifford Chance hosts 11th annual Arcus Pride Art event
International law firm Clifford Chance has celebrated LGBTI pride and inclusion by hosting the 11th annual Arcus Pride Art event. ...
20 Jun 2018
Asian world view gaining popularity in legal circles
A growing appetite to better understand Asian legal systems within Australian law schools signals a departure from more traditional approaches to lega...
13 Jun 2018
Lawyer to soar high for upcoming outback air race
An aviation lawyer will soon take to the skies as part of this year’s Outback Air Race. ...
7 Jun 2018
Law Access bestowed $50k to strengthen service to WA community
The not-for-profit organisation was awarded $50,000 by The McCusker Charitable Foundation, a gift it says will bolster its ability to service Wester...
6 Jun 2018
Legal Geek Sydney event a ‘success on many accounts’
Tech start-up network Legal Geek swung past Sydney for the latest leg of its road trip last week, hosting a showcase of entrepreneurial ventures in ou...
31 May 2018
BigLaw scholarship for PNG local
A fourth year law student from Papua New Guinea’s Southern Highlands province has been recognised by Norton Rose Fulbright for her essay on the nat...
30 May 2018
Minters lawyer raises thousands for DV prevention challenge
The Darkness to Daylight (D2D) Challenge, which raises money for the awareness and prevention of domestic and family violence in Queensland, has just ...
30 May 2018
Momentum Media working together with Invictus Games Sydney 2018
Lawyers Weeky's parent company, Momentum Media Group, has announced it will be working together with Invictus Games Sydney 2018, presented by Jaguar L...
29 May 2018
Perth lawyer spearheads new network for Asian business
An in-house lawyer has organised the first gathering of an alliance of Asian business councils, chambers and associations, as part of an effort to con...
28 May 2018
‘No-one’s mental health is static’
A recent panel discussion about mental health issues in the workplace provided timely reminders of the importance of self-care for lawyers in light of...
18 May 2018
Bakers turns it on for Barangaroo office
For Baker McKenzie, a move to Barangaroo wasn’t without some serious design overhaul. ...
16 May 2018
Newcastle panel to inspire next generation of lawyers
Members of the profession are invited to hear from three female partners, who will each speak on a panel designed to inspire the up-and-comers in law ...
15 May 2018
'Enriching, innovative' Race to the Future a hit
The first-of-its-kind mash-up of The Amazing Race and a legal hackathon has proven to be a success with budding law students and practitioners alike. ...
15 May 2018
'Side-splitting' serves of comedic gold on the menu for Law Week
Ten young guns will put their legal nous and witty sensibilities to the test in an awesome display of humour and verbal gymnastics at the NSW Golden G...
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May 14 2019
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Failure to adequately cater for staff health and wellbeing is not only morally bankrupt – it’s a...
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