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3 Feb 2017
Hong Kong legal services provider touches down in Aus
A Hong Kong-headquartered provider of online legal services has launched in Australia this week. Write comment (2 Comments) ...
3 Feb 2017
LCA: 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-sex marriage laws must respect non-discrimination p...
2 Feb 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 president of the Australian Bar Association, who says...
1 Feb 2017
5-year fast track to partner
The principal of an Australian firm has highlighted how junior legal professionals can fast track their careers by making partner in five years or und...
31 Jan 2017
Thousands still ‘locked out’ of DV legal assistance
A new report has highlighted that while there are six times more people receiving legal assistance for domestic violence-related issues, thousands mor...
30 Jan 2017
Class action benefits from competition in litigation funding space
Announcing that funding has been secured for a class action against infant formula company Bellamy’s, Maurice Blackburn said the arrangement proves ...
30 Jan 2017
Legal body applauds proposed lockout laws scrap
The Queensland Law Society has said it supports the state government’s proposed scrapping of nightclub lockout laws, saying other strategies such as...
27 Jan 2017
Real estate lawyers in hot demand
Despite there once being a traditional slowdown over the holiday season, one real estate lawyer has highlighted last month as the “busiest December...
25 Jan 2017
Claims that lawyers ‘robbed and cheated’ client dismissed
Attempts by a Victorian man to have his legal fees refunded and take disciplinary action against lawyers he said told him ‘diabolical lies’ have b...
25 Jan 2017
Lawyer calls to broaden DV leave
A Gold Coast lawyer has urged for the legal profession to take a stronger stance on the broadening of domestic violence leave policies, saying more ca...
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