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Big Law 10 April 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonSupreme Court judge recused over client’s disciplinary complaint

A woman used a disciplinary complaint to have a Supreme Court judge recused from hearing a matter against one of...

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Big Law 08 April 2024 ByNaomi Neilson‘So-called terrorist’ accuses Chief Justice of bias

An ACT businessman has accused a Chief Justice of ruling against him because he was a “so-called terrorist”.

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Big Law 08 April 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonBarrister prohibited from engaging in legal practice

A barrister who represented a police officer without a practising certificate has been forbidden from working as a legal...

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Big Law 25 March 2024 ByNaomi Neilson1.5k children strip-searched in 7 years, law research reveals

NSW police strip-searched the equivalent of 51 school classes in seven years, a new report from the Redfern Legal Centre...

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Big Law 21 February 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonLawyers hit back at politician’s ‘unfair’, inaccurate criticism...

Lawyers have slated comments made by a politician about a magistrate’s bail decision as both unfair and...

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Big Law 29 January 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonTechnology, AI and hacking predicted at the Bar in 2024

Technology advancements, both good and bad, were a big theme at the end of 2023, and they will likely continue to change...

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Big Law 15 January 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonFederal Court removes injunction on Santos’ Timor Sea project

A pipeline project in the Timor Sea will resume after the Federal Court rejected an argument the construction would...

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Big Law 28 December 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonToo soon to be optimistic about equitable briefing targets, barrister...

The Victorian government is confident sticking to equitable briefing targets will see more women in courtrooms, but one...

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Big Law 18 December 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonAustralian Bar Association announces new executive team

In addition to securing the position of president and vice-presidents, the Australian Bar Association created the role...

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Big Law 07 November 2023 ByNaomi Neilson‘Serious flaws’ in rule used to discipline solicitors

A rule preventing solicitors from contacting the opposing party’s client has “serious flaws” and should be...

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