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HBA hires new head of medical malpractice and health law
National insurance law firm HBA Legal has appointed a medical negligence and professional indemnity expert to lead its Perth-based medical malpractice...
21 Jun 2018
New labelling laws draw ire of Aussie food producers, expert says
Australian producers are complaining that the roll out of a new food labelling regime on 1 July will only confuse consumers and hurt local businesses,...
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19 Jun 2018
Prominent NSW lawyer removed from the roll
A former member of the Legal Services Tribunal and the Administrative Decisions Tribunal in NSW has been struck from the state roll for engaging in pr...
19 Jun 2018
Keypoint names new consulting principal
Keypoint Law has revealed it has bolstered its Melbourne presence by recruiting a new consulting principal. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
19 Jun 2018
KHQ Lawyers appoints first female equity director
Melbourne-based boutique firm KHQ has appointed its first female equity director and fifth overall. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
18 Jun 2018
Paradise resurfaces at boutique
Peter Paradise, the former top-tier lawyer who was ousted from the Herbert Smith Freehills partnership following allegations of sexual harassment, has...
18 Jun 2018
National law firm expands family law practice
A national law firm has announced that it has bolstered its Sydney-based family law team. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
15 Jun 2018
Accredited mediator joins Perth employment team
A national law firm has announced the recruitment of a special counsel in Perth, in addition to other new hires to its professional services team. ...
14 Jun 2018
Melbourne mid-tier to merge with boutique firm
Melbourne-based mid-tier firm Cornwall Stodart is set to merge with boutique commercial entity Riordans Lawyers, who will operate under the Cornwall b...
14 Jun 2018
Colin Biggers & Paisley appoints new partner
National mid-tier law firm Colin Biggers & Paisley has hired a new transport and insurance partner for its Brisbane office. Write comment ...
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