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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. ...
Arts grad wins Clyde & Co Art Award
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. ...
Dentons joins corporate scav hunt in support of batyr
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. ...
25 Jan 2018
This week in history: Nation appoints first Australian-born Governor-General
Sir Isaac Isaacs became the nation’s first Australian-born Governor-General, when he was appointed on 22 January 1931. ...
4 Jan 2018
Specialist firm signs 2-year deal with NSW Waratahs
A professional services firm has signed off on a two-year deal in a move that sees it become the newest partner of the NSW Waratahs. ...
28 Dec 2017
Solicitor a cricket star in the making
Criminal lawyer and cricket fanatic Vaughan Roles has recently returned from India, where he represented Australia at the Blind Cricket World Cup. ...
19 Dec 2017
Book commemorates diamond milestone for WA law society
Ninety years of Western Australia’s legal profession has been recorded in a special publication celebrating the group’s contributions to the commu...
18 Dec 2017
Lawyers Weekly’s top picks of 2017
Check out some of our favourite stories from the year – including dogs, snails, potatoes and Hamlet. ...
15 Dec 2017
Orchestra invites Sydney to tune into the sounds of Christmas
If you’re walking down Macquarie Street at 7pm next Monday, keep an ear out for the sweet sounds of the Sydney Lawyers Orchestra’s annual Christma...
12 Dec 2017
Annabel Crabb headlines Women in Business Forum
Political journalist Annabel Crabb has appeared at the Coleman Greig Lawyers Women in Business Forum. ...
6 Dec 2017
Law firm shines light on inclusion issues for older people
The Sydney office of a global law firm has taken up the cause of Australia’s ageing population, in a bid to generate discussion about breaking down ...
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