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22 Feb 2017
National program aims to shake old ways of thinking
A new program announced by the Law Council of Australia sets out to stare down the unconscious bias preventing lawyers from achieving a fulfilling car...
Legal assistance
22 Feb 2017
Legal assistance to be made easier in Vic
A new online tool to help Victorians access legal assistance is set to be rolled out by two bodies. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
Wedding
21 Feb 2017
LCA endorses Same-Sex Marriage Bill report
The Law Council of Australia has said the consensus parliamentary report on the government’s Same-Sex Marriage Bill “strikes a good balance betwee...
20 Feb 2017
Slaters scrambling after share price slump
Slater and Gordon suffered a significant drop in its share price after issuing its latest market update, but still aims to “restore the earnings and...
16 Feb 2017
Boutique firm to unveil 'high-tech' office
A Gold Coast boutique law firm has announced it is establishing a new office space, complete with high-technology capabilities. Write comment ...
15 Feb 2017
LCA issues caution over ‘unjust’ firearm trafficking bill
The Law Council of Australia has raised concerns over the federal government’s firearms trafficking bill, saying including mandatory sentencing coul...
15 Feb 2017
Legal recruitment app exceeds growth trajectory
More than 2,200 Australian lawyers from both top and mid-tier firms have downloaded a new legal recruitment app, exceeding take-up expectations of the...
14 Feb 2017
Law Society applauds youth justice funding increase
Law Society Northern Territory has called the territory government’s announcement that it will increase its investment in youth diversion programs a...
14 Feb 2017
‘National first’ legal aid rolled out
A new technological initiative has hit South Australia in an attempt to curb the state’s demand for legal aid. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
13 Feb 2017
Praise for Australia’s OPCAT pledge
Legal bodies have welcomed news that the federal government will implement the optional protocol of an international anti-torture treaty by the end of...
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