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Lessons from engagement of Victorian magistrate to court clerkOct 10 2019

The relationship between Victorian magistrate Rodney Higgins and his 23-year fiancée Ashleigh Petrie is a reminder to employers to enact policies to protect themselves and thei

by Jerome Doraisamy

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Oct 10 2019Victoria opens first Family Violence Court

The first specialist court for family violence in Victoria is now open in Shepparton, which the stat...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Oct 08 2019Diversity next on aged care commission agenda

The next round of public hearings into the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety will e...

by Emma Ryan

Sep 30 2019IMF Bentham, Pipers win SEAS Sapfor forestry scheme case

The Supreme Court of NSW has found that Australian Executor Trustees (SA) Limited is liable to pay ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Sep 30 2019Australia must do more to attract international arbitrations

The world of international commercial arbitration has not yet been “adequately penetrated” by th...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Gordon Legal spills on Centrelink class actionSep 23 2019

Gordon Legal has shed light on its recently announced class action, which will focus on the federal government’s so-called robodebt scheme...

by Emma Ryan

New Chief Magistrate appointed in VictoriaSep 23 2019

Her honour Judge Lisa Hannan has been elevated to Chief Magistrate of the Victorian Magistrates Court, having served for eight years as a ma...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Experimentation the best way for barristers to embrace digitalSep 19 2019

Barristers have already begun embracing digital “to an acceptable extent”, and a bit more trial and error will see those practitioners t...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Singapore Ministry of Law weighs in on importance of global mediation effortsSep 19 2019

Two representatives from the Singapore Ministry of Law have spoken out about the historical signing of the Singapore Convention of Mediation...

by Emma Ryan

Public defender appointed as District Court judgeSep 18 2019

A deputy senior public defender is set to join the bench of the District Court of NSW. Deals Write comment (0 Comments) ...

by Jerome Doraisamy