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24 Apr 2009
Corrs, lawyers back fast-track system
The Federal Court takes its fast-track case management system national today after litigation experts backed its implementation. Write comment ...
24 Apr 2009
News in brief: Corrs Chambers Westgarth; NSW Law Society; WA Supreme Court
Corrs boosts financial services group; Catanzariti not new Rock Hudson; New WA Supreme Court judge Write comment (0 Comments) ...
24 Apr 2009
Judgement day for James Hardie execs, victims
THE law firm that represented asbestos victims and unions in negotiating the 2004 James Hardie Agreement says today's announcement of a potential fund...
22 Apr 2009
Global round-up: Prostitute trouble; people's right to choose?
Lawyers battle over people's right to choose counsel; Washington judge in prostitute trouble Write comment (0 Comments) ...
20 Apr 2009
Global round-up: Barred for unpaid student fees; Door job for judge; Prostitute trouble
Overdue student fees see would-be lawyer banned from Bar; House of Lords judge takes new post as door tenant; Washington judge in prostitute trouble ...
17 Apr 2009
Woody Allen to go to court over ruined reputation
Woody Allen cannot sue an American clothing company for damaging his reputation in its advertisments because he has no reputation to ruin, the company...
16 Apr 2009
Intimate details of new Supreme Court judge on record
HAVING endured a personal run down of her professional experience and personality in front of her peers, The Honorable Justice Jennifer Davies has bee...
16 Apr 2009
Fiji's law society president released
DESPITE reports of arrest and denials of detention, The New Lawyer can reveal the president of the peak body representing lawyers in besieged Fiji has...
15 Apr 2009
Independence is king, judge rules
Queensland's top judge has spoken out about judicial independence. His comments come as Fiji's courts and judiciary are overhauled. Write comme...
8 Apr 2009
Breaking news: Blakes hires in Shanghai; CJ French's call to IP lawyers; Gilbert's history
Blakes now hires in Shanghai; CJ French beckons lawyers back from 'twilight zone'; G+T's Gilbert in history hot seat; Storm investors demand answers ....
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