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3 May 2017
Exclusive: 27 staff forced out of mid-tier in major cutbacks
A prominent Australian firm is understood to have axed more than 20 personnel in a move that has rocked staff across its offices. Write commen...
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3 May 2017
Family lawyers and clients ‘deserve better’ from government
Australia’s Family Court is underfunded and lacks a meaningful presence in one key market, according to several experienced practitioners.   ...
Money
3 May 2017
New approach to national debt could hurt ‘most needy’
Pinsent Masons has warned that the federal Treasurer’s proposed clarification of ‘good’ and ‘bad’ debt in the upcoming budget could be a mix...
2 May 2017
LCA voices concern over AFP data breach
The Law Council of Australia (LCA) has raised concerns over the recent unauthorised use of metadata by the Australian Federal Police (AFP). Wr...
1 May 2017
Bond students take out top prize
Two students from Bond University have taken out top honours at an international moot hosted in Hong Kong. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
1 May 2017
Lawyers rush to aid of Cambodian monks
Legal representatives have sought an emergency interim order from the Supreme Court of NSW in a last-ditch bid to help three Cambodian monks stay in A...
28 Apr 2017
Innovation driving work for health lawyers
The Queensland government has announced the first round of funding from the Queensland Genomics Health Alliance (QGHA), aiming to boost the developmen...
27 Apr 2017
Archive sheds historic light on UN war crimes files
Unlocked digital archives from the UN War Crimes Commission has shed light on the early handling of war crimes by Allied powers for the first time in...
27 Apr 2017
Some family lawyers causing more harm than good
A Gold Coast legal professional says some family lawyers may be creating “unrealistic expectations” and “long-term problems among separating cou...
27 Apr 2017
Clients to ‘see around corners’ with new software
An Australian law firm has launched a new cloud-based text recognition program, which it says is a leap forward for the legal profession. Writ...
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