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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 ....
4 Apr 2009
High Court rules: Bonus goes ahead
Cash bonuses of up to $900 can now flow into 8.7 million taxpayers' bank accounts today thanks to the High Court's dismissal of a law lecturer's chall...
1 Apr 2009
BabyBarista blogger identity revealed
THE identity of The Times' online law blogger BabyBarista, until now an anonymous surveyor of the London Bar, has been revealed. Write comment ...
1 Apr 2009
Hulls appoints new Supreme Court judge
Barrister Jennifer Davies SC was today appointed as a new judge on the Victorian Supreme Court. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
19 Mar 2009
Judge rules against Merrill's bonus secret
A NEW York state judge ruled yesterday that New York’s attorney general Andrew Cuomo could disclose the names of executives at Merrill Lynch who rec...
27 Feb 2009
Lawyer to stand trial on helping client avoid tax
A lawyer has been committed to stand trial on four counts of trying to help music entrepreneur Glenn Wheatley avoid paying hundreds of thousands of do...
19 Feb 2009
New judge on WA Supreme Court
West Australian Attorney-General Christian Porter has announced the appointment of His Honour Judge John Anthony Chaney to the Supreme Court of Wester...
19 Feb 2009
Court upholds freeze on Storm Financial’s $2m
The Queensland Supreme Court has extended the freeze on a $2 million payment made to Storm Financial founders Emmanuel and Julie Cassimatis. Wr...
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