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9 Feb 2017
Collaboration sets sights on legal procurement in APAC
The focus on building a legal procurement community in the Asia-Pacific region is heating up, with the announcement of a new collaboration between an ...
9 Feb 2017
Lawyer slams ‘misguided’ One Nation pre-nup policy
A family lawyer from Toowoomba has responded to Senator Pauline Hanson’s ‘blueprint for Australia’, describing her so-called solutions for famil...
9 Feb 2017
Tempering lawyers' troubles for the long haul
Addressing the junction where mental health meets attitudes to diversity in law is part of a holistic effort to transform wellbeing in the profession,...
8 Feb 2017
Overcoming the age gap to take a leap into law
With an increasing number of mature age students setting on a career path into law, the value of older graduates has gained new attention. Wri...
8 Feb 2017
Response to human rights matters 'woefully inadequate'
The Australian legal community has been urged to come together following intense scrutiny from other jurisdictions over the nation’s responses to hu...
7 Feb 2017
Government urged to end silence on death penalty report
The time has come for the federal government to follow through on recommendations made in 2016 by a major parliamentary report on the death penalty, t...
7 Feb 2017
No free pass for lawyer’s public travel fraud
A Sydney lawyer has been slapped with a $5,000 fine for “disgraceful and dishonourable conduct” after he disclosed that he had been busted fraudu...
7 Feb 2017
Firm gains leg-up on competition for foreign clientele
A Brisbane-headquartered firm has announced it has made a strategic investment in its staff to meet the needs of Australia’s multicultural landscape...
6 Feb 2017
SA Law Society responds to Centrelink saga
The Law Society of South Australia has issued advice to those affected by the recent Centrelink clawback. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
6 Feb 2017
Qld lawyer says court delays will deter most vulnerable
The Southport Domestic Violence Court cannot cope with the “logjam” of matters before the bench, with delays deterring victims from seeking protec...
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