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Politics May 23 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyLawyers sensed electorate’s mood better than other professions

Both in terms of preferred Prime Minister and identification of important election issues, lawyers’ voting intentions ...

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Politics May 22 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyKaty Gallagher sworn in as Attorney-General

ACT Senator Katy Gallagher has this morning been sworn in as Australia’s new Attorney-General as part of Labor’s int...

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Big Law May 19 2022 ByShandel McAuliffeDo lawyers trust politicians to follow through on campaign pledges?

An informal survey of Lawyers Weekly’s audience indicates that legal professionals across the country are sceptical th...

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Politics May 17 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy31 judges pen open letter arguing for national integrity commission

Just days out from the federal election, more than 30 former judges, including a former justice of the High Court, have ...

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Politics May 16 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyAAT appointments ‘have become increasingly political’, says report

Just days out from the federal election, a new study from the Australia Institute reveals how political appointments to ...

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Big Law May 12 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyClass actions, climate and regulation front of mind for insurers

While positive growth is predicted in the insurance space this year, the issues that defined 2021 remain prominent in 20...

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Politics May 12 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy‘Entirely inappropriate’: Legal orgs continue to hit back at PM

Governments in Australia wouldn’t get far having “no truck” with lawyers, say legal member associations respondi...

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Politics May 10 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyBar president hits back at PM’s comments

After doubling down on his criticism of the NSW ICAC model and saying he’d “never had much truck” with barristers,...

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Big Law May 10 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyQld to criminalise coercive control

The Palaszczuk government has unveiled a “historic overhaul of laws and practices” to better protect Queensland wome...

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Politics May 03 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyThe issues that will decide lawyers’ votes

With the federal election less than three weeks away, Lawyers Weekly reveals the issues that legal professionals deem mo...

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