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Top characteristics of high-growth law firms
The legal landscape is evolving at an unprecedented rate, which is being exacerbated by numerous mergers, acquisitions and company restructures at the...
25 Apr 2018
Lawyer tangled in former cabinet minister scandal struck off
The Queensland lawyer who once bribed a former state government minister has had his request to remain on the solicitors’ roll denied. Write...
Appoints new Sydney partner
24 Apr 2018
Pipers appoints new Sydney partner
Piper Alderman has named a new partner, who joins its commercial law practice based in Sydney. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
20 Apr 2018
Fate sealed for last of Sydney DibbsBarker partners
With just 10 days until the imminent closure of DibbsBarker, the whereabouts of its remaining Sydney partners who didn’t make the initial switch to ...
20 Apr 2018
Cashback scheme catches up to Sydney lawyer
A Sydney lawyer turned café operator has been penalised almost $100,000 in the Federal Circuit Court for short-changing a foreign worker as part of a...
19 Apr 2018
Award-winning sole practitioner expands firm offering
The recipient of the Lawyers Weekly Sole Practitioner of the Year award has announced she has expanded her firm’s offering to the Australian legal m...
19 Apr 2018
Succession planning looming large for M&A
Issues arising with the retirements of the Baby Boomer generation are creating new challenges for those in mergers and acquisitions, according to the ...
19 Apr 2018
Mills Oakley teams up with Swinburne for ‘strategic partnership’
Mills Oakley has announced what it calls a strategic partnership with a university to enable both parties to be at the forefront of legal innovation i...
18 Apr 2018
Does the Maternity Leave Scheme really protect working mothers?
The laws surrounding maternity leave are shiny, but scratch the surface and they are not as foolproof as they appear to be, Christie Toy writes. ...
17 Apr 2018
KCL Law appoints new principal
A Melbourne-based firm has announced the promotion of one of its special counsels to the role of principal lawyer. Write comment (0 Comments)...
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