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9 Mar 2017
Grandparents to suffer under CLC funding cut
Community Legal Centres Queensland has called on the federal government to reverse its decision to cut community legal centre funding, flagging the gr...
8 Mar 2017
A long time coming
For generations Queensland has cultivated some of Australia’s best legal talent, and newly minted law grad Hannah Duncan is no exception. Wr...
Fence
8 Mar 2017
‘Understaffing and overcrowding’ crippling youth detention centres
The Law Institute of Victoria has called for reform to “reduce the record numbers of young people who have entered detention in recent years”. ...
3 Mar 2017
National firm to make ‘bold moves’ in continuing rapid expansion
A national firm, which has opened 12 new offices and expanded into a new practice area in 24 months, says it's showing no signs of slowing down. ...
2 Mar 2017
‘Purported’ reports over access to medicinal cannabis called out
Despite reports that changes have been made to facilitate immediate access to imported medicinal cannabis, two Mills Oakley legal professionals have c...
2 Mar 2017
Australian firm expands east coast presence
An Australian firm, with offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, has added Canberra to the mix. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
1 Mar 2017
Legal body up in arms over asylum seeker deadline
A legal body has slammed the federal government’s decision to bring forward deadlines for asylum seekers who are subject to fast track refugee statu...
27 Feb 2017
Mid-tiers 'still profitable'
A new survey has revealed that mid-tier firms are seeing “very healthy” revenue, despite recent media commentary suggesting otherwise. Wri...
24 Feb 2017
Tech course to add ‘extra dimension’ to legal education
A collaboration between the University of NSW, Gilbert + Tobin and Neota Logic has delivered a new course on technology in the law, to be implemented ...
23 Feb 2017
SME law firm benefits with disbursement funding
A boutique law firm has experienced significant wins from using disbursement funding, including the ability to take on an increased volume of matters ...
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