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17 Aug 2018
Aussie law firm to pay owed advertising debts
An Australian law firm has lost an appeal to dismiss debt upwards of $37,000 owed to the Victorian Radio Network, following “ineffective” advertis...
Australian culture
17 Aug 2018
AFL violence – Police must step in
The AFL is an essential feature of Australian culture. Playing AFL contributes to the health of millions of Australians and the sport’s concepts of ...
expands private wealth team
16 Aug 2018
Melbourne boutique expands private wealth team
A Melbourne-based boutique law firm has appointed a new principal solicitor as it looks to bolster its private wealth practice. Write comment ...
16 Aug 2018
Why cyber security is everyone’s business
The recent introduction of the Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) Scheme in February this year, as well as the GDPR in Europe in May, has brought cyber se...
16 Aug 2018
Macpherson Kelley on boards 3 new principals
Macpherson Kelley has announced three new appointments across its commercial, intellectual property and family law practice areas. Write comme...
16 Aug 2018
Court case an estate planning lesson for blended families
A dispute over an SMSF heard by the Victorian Supreme Court has further highlighted some of the complications that can arise with estate planning for ...
15 Aug 2018
NSW Law Society fails to have solicitor struck off
The Civil and Administrative Tribunal has fined and reprimanded a solicitor found guilty of professional misconduct but was not persuaded to have him ...
15 Aug 2018
McCabe Curwood adds two new principals
Newly-merged mid-tier firm McCabe Curwood has promoted one lawyer, and hired another, both to the position of principal in its insurance group. ...
14 Aug 2018
Lawyer and SMSF auditor permanently banned by ASIC
The director of Sunnyside Financial Group has been banned by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for breaching independence requireme...
14 Aug 2018
Jackson McDonald launches flexible freelance service
Western Australia’s Jackson McDonald has recently announced the launch of a new service to place carefully selected freelance lawyers with organisat...
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Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
Crown prosecutor Glen Cash QC has been appointed to the District Court of Queensland and will presid...
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Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
New approaches are needed in legal design thinking, writes Andrea Perry-Petersen. ...
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You’ve made it through the first few months of new motherhood and the time has come for you to don...
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5 things to think about when signing or renegotiating your employment contract
The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agree...