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8 May 2018
UWA Law School appoints ‘Juris Dogtor’
A furry, four-legged companion has joined The University of Western Australia Law School, providing students with much-needed relief from their studie...
David Jones
4 May 2018
Bakers partner running ultramarathon for Bali school kids
The head of real estate in Australia for a global law firm is currently in training for an upcoming ultramarathon across the Indonesian hotspot in sup...
Gabrielle Adams
30 Apr 2018
Gabrielle's pro bono contributions continue legacy of late mum
A Queensland law student has spoken about her motivation for volunteering with a local community legal centre and following in the footsteps of her la...
13 Apr 2018
Firm puts Aussie talent on show at Sydney art exhibition
The works of Australian artists Jason Benjamin and Nick Collerson are being exhibited at Clayton Utz, as part of an initiative by the national firm to...
12 Apr 2018
UQ wins 2018 Jessup Moot
For the third time, students from the University of Queensland have won the world’s oldest and largest international moot court event. ...
11 Apr 2018
Vic Bar launches legal studies award for next generation of lawyers
Some of the top ranked school-aged students in the city of Hume have been recognised by the Victorian Bar for academic excellence in Legal Studies. ...
9 Apr 2018
Prominent former High Court judge offers wisdom to up and comers
The University of Southern Queensland has hosted the Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG, who offered his time to inspire students through a series of lec...
3 Apr 2018
Katrina Dawson honoured with posthumous bravery award
Victims of the Lindt Café siege in late 2014 have been recognised for their valiant actions in this year’s Australian Bravery Decorations. ...
3 Apr 2018
Holding Redlich partners don aprons for OzHarvest
Five partners from a national law firm joined many others in cooking up a storm and serving meals for a good cause. ...
28 Mar 2018
QLD firm celebrates 125th anniversary
Brisbane’s oldest law firm – which still trades under its original name from the 19th century – recently celebrated 125 years of practicing in Q...
23 Mar 2018
National firm marks 20 years in Sydney
Piper Alderman has just celebrated its 20th year in the New South Wales capital. ...
22 Mar 2018
Women’s Legal Service QLD receives biggest donation in its history
A specialist community legal centre, aimed at helping women in need, has received a sizeable gift from the Sunshine State’s Masonic charity.  ...
19 Mar 2018
WLS stair climb fundraiser organised for DV victims
In mid-June, Brisbane’s top corporates will face up to the city’s tallest stair climb challenge, while raising “much-needed” funds to support ...
12 Mar 2018
Diversity duo team up to dismantle the ‘merit myth’
Two legal heavyweights have paired up in a joint initiative to improve gender balance at the top of organisations. ...
9 Mar 2018
West side lawyers celebrate diversity this Year of the Dog
The Asian Australian Lawyers Association has heralded the start of the Lunar Year with a gala dinner in Perth. ...
6 Mar 2018
Arts grad wins Clyde & Co Art Award
Sydney College of the Arts graduate Wendy Ma has won the 2018 Clyde & Co Art Award. ...
28 Feb 2018
Dentons joins corporate scav hunt in support of batyr
Dentons Lawyers Network, along with Westpac Group’s Youth Network, joined forces last week in a corporate scavenger hunt around Sydney to support y...
19 Feb 2018
Qld lawyer to bolster student’s work experience and wallet
A Sunshine Coast-based lawyer has announced he will be giving one lucky student the opportunity to embark on a one-month internship, as well as a $10,...
15 Feb 2018
Partners cook up a storm for OzHarvest
Two partners from an Australian law firm have put their cooking skills to the test by whipping up some piping hot pancakes to treat their staff and ra...
14 Feb 2018
UNSW students claim first place in mediation
A team of UNSW Law students have won the world’s top mediation competition in Paris. ...
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Jul 26 2018
New Brisbane partner for Thomson Geer
Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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Jul 25 2018
WA’s Law Access appoints new company director and chairman
Western Australia’s legal pro bono referral service Law Access is welcoming the announcement of a ...
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Jun 26 2018
Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
Crown prosecutor Glen Cash QC has been appointed to the District Court of Queensland and will presid...
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May 14 2019
Why workplace wellness is the real trickle-down economics
Failure to adequately cater for staff health and wellbeing is not only morally bankrupt – it’s a...
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Apr 16 2019
How south-east Asia helped me find myself as a law student
You don’t have to know when you start law school what it is that you’re going to do with the res...
Apr 4 2019
Does a 1998 fishing case foretell Brexit?
The current political uncertainty has left the British public fishing for answers, and perhaps ironi...