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Hong Kong legal services provider touches down in AusFeb 02 2017

A Hong Kong-headquartered provider of online legal services has launched in Australia this week.

by Emma Ryan

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Feb 02 2017LCA: Laws on same-sex marriage require ‘careful balance’

The Law Council of Australia has told a parliamentary inquiry that the exposure draft for new same-s...

by Melissa Coade

Feb 01 2017‘Circuit-breaker’ needed for access to justice impasse

The dire need for extra funding for the courts and access to justice is a sticking point for the pre...

by Melissa Coade

Jan 31 20175-year fast track to partner

The principal of an Australian firm has highlighted how junior legal professionals can fast track th...

by Emma Ryan

Jan 30 2017Thousands still ‘locked out’ of DV legal assistance

A new report has highlighted that while there are six times more people receiving legal assistance f...

by Emma Ryan

Class action benefits from competition in litigation funding spaceJan 29 2017

Announcing that funding has been secured for a class action against infant formula company Bellamy’s, Maurice Blackburn said the arrangeme...

by Melissa Coade

Legal body applauds proposed lockout laws scrap Jan 29 2017

The Queensland Law Society has said it supports the state government’s proposed scrapping of nightclub lockout laws, saying other strategi...

by Emma Ryan

Real estate lawyers in hot demandJan 26 2017

Despite there once being a traditional slowdown over the holiday season, one real estate lawyer has highlighted last month as the “busiest...

by Emma Ryan

Claims that lawyers ‘robbed and cheated’ client dismissedJan 24 2017

Attempts by a Victorian man to have his legal fees refunded and take disciplinary action against lawyers he said told him ‘diabolical lies...

by Melissa Coade

Lawyer calls to broaden DV leaveJan 24 2017

A Gold Coast lawyer has urged for the legal profession to take a stronger stance on the broadening of domestic violence leave policies, sayi...

by Emma Ryan