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Big Law 12 May 2023 ByJess FeyderSignificance and potential issues of defence law reforms

A military law expert at ANU’s College of Law spoke to Lawyers Weekly about the government’s plan to reform defence...

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Big Law 11 May 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonDPP directs police chief to keep officers away from defence team

ACT’s Director of Public Prosecutions made “exceptionally serious allegations” that minister Linda Reynolds and...

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Big Law 28 March 2023 ByLauren CroftThe Attorney-General has been urged to discontinue the prosecution of...

The Attorney-General has been urged to discontinue the prosecution of Tax Office whistleblower Richard Boyle and fix...

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Big Law 03 March 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyInternational law firm Wotton + Kearney has continued to bolster its...

International law firm Wotton + Kearney has continued to bolster its litigation ranks, following the poaching of a team...

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Big Law 15 February 2023 ByJess Feyder‘Set-off is dead in the water as a defence to a preference claim’...

A recent judgment handed down by the High Court has confirmed that a set-off cannot be used by a creditor as a defence...

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SME Law 19 January 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyWhat’s concerning criminal defence lawyers right now

With the new year (almost) in full swing, Lawyers Weekly spoke with numerous criminal defence lawyers to understand what...

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Corporate Counsel 13 December 2022 ByMalavika SanthebennurWhy in-house counsel must don many hats

In-house counsel is required to apply a holistic lens to the business while considering the broader economy and...

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Corporate Counsel 06 December 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyFormer GC assumes CEO, MD roles at listed defence company

Integrated services company Downer Group has elevated its COO, who was formerly the company’s group general counsel,...

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Politics 18 November 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyProtections for criminal defence lawyers to be enacted

Criminal defence lawyers will have the same criminal law protections as public justice officials against injury,...

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Big Law 01 November 2022 ByLauren CroftLife as a defence industry lawyer

With a number of exciting defence projects happening across the country, this lawyer said that for those looking to...

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