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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...
Flowers offered to Katrina Dawson
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. ...
Cooking in the kitchen
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. ...
8 Feb 2018
Spotlight on lawyer’s pro bono work with Indigenous intern program
Brooke Massender has received a gong for her dedication to an internship program that creates opportunities for Indigenous university students.  ...
7 Feb 2018
Ashurst backs polar expedition
International law firm Ashurst has sponsored an expedition to the South Pole to raise money for charity. ...
1 Feb 2018
Legal inspo series kicks off in Aus
A new event has hit Australian shores, with Lawyers On Demand launching the ‘Life with Law’ lecture series.   ...
30 Jan 2018
Special counsel to share innovation insights
The College of Law has announced that a lawyer from top-tier firm Clayton Utz will drive lawyer education and skills development in innovation as part...
30 Jan 2018
WA lawyers to host cocktail fundraiser
A Western Australian legal group has announced a cocktail event to raise money for vulnerable women and children. ...
29 Jan 2018
K&L Gates gives its best shot for Aus Open
The international law firm has produced a light-hearted video to showcase their support for Australia’s greatest grand slam. ...
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Mar 19 2019
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The first stage of the redevelopment of the ACT Law Courts has officially reached completion, paving...
APPOINTMENTS
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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 ...
Appointed, handshake
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...
opinion
Mar 12 2019
An open letter to my sons following International Women’s Day
Law Squared associate director Catherine Brooks penned an open letter to her sons, Remington and Ray...
Katie Johnston
Mar 7 2019
Deal breakers and deal changers in advice M&A
The financial services industry has seen blow after blow recently with the introduction of new Finan...
Mar 4 2019
3 common money mistakes lawyers make
Many lawyers don’t know where to start when it comes to managing their money, writes Glen Hare. ...