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Big Law 11 December 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonSydney firm persists with fight for $2m in legal fees

A Sydney law firm and a tea tree oil plantation business locked in a court stoush over a claim for almost $2 million in...

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The Bar 28 August 2023 ByLauren CroftIncreased interpreters needed in Australian courts, new research shows

New research has revealed that non-English speakers’ access to justice could be improved with an increased number of...

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The Bar 28 August 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyWA Family Court registrar promoted to magistrate

West Australian Attorney-General John Quigley has elevated a registrar in the Family Court of Western Australia to a...

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Big Law 24 August 2023 ByLauren CroftLegal bodies and organisations across the country have congratulated...

Legal bodies and organisations across the country have congratulated the new Chief Justice of the High Court and paid...

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The Bar 22 August 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyStephen Gageler named as new High Court Chief Justice

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus have appointed the 14th Chief Justice of the High...

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Big Law 22 August 2023 ByNaomi Neilson‘Dissatisfied’ law firm principal takes recruitment agency to...

A law firm principal has taken a legal recruitment agency to court over his dissatisfaction with a new employee.

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The Bar 22 August 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyVictoria appoints new associate justice to Supreme Court

Catherine Gobbo, a “leading barrister in insolvency law and litigation”, has been elevated to the Supreme Court of...

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Big Law 17 August 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonASIC loses court bid to CommBank, Colonial First

ASIC failed to overturn a Federal Court finding that the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Colonial First State did not...

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Big Law 15 August 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonBankrupt lawyer back in court following $4.7m ATO debt

The Federal Court has heard yet another chapter in a long-running dispute involving a bankrupt Melbourne migration...

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The Bar 14 August 2023 ByLauren CroftCourt should not be limited in making decisions for children, LCA...

The court should have the discretion to make decisions in the best interests of a child, according to evidence provided...

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