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8 Apr 2011
Maurice Blackburn to lose chairman to Federal Court
Maurice Blackburn chairman Bernard Murphy was today appointed as a judge of the Federal Court of Australia. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
4 Apr 2011
Victorian Bar calls students to profession
Barristers are being sent into classrooms across Victoria in a bid to bolster entry numbers into the profession. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
18 Mar 2011
NSW Chief Justice Spigelman retires
One of the nation's most senior judges, NSW Chief Justice James Spigelman, has resigned after 13 years on the job. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
15 Mar 2011
Lawyers tried to throw out Opes Prime case
Two former Opes Prime directors will stand trial on dishonesty charge over their roles in the collapse of the stockbroker firm, despite an attempt by ...
11 Mar 2011
Seven and Ten lock horns in court
The legal stoush between Seven Media Group and Ten Network over Ten's poaching of ad sales executive James Warburton is reaching its climax in the Sup...
11 Mar 2011
Maurice Blackburn wins $95m Amcor, Visy class action
The Federal Court has awarded 4500 Australian businesses $95 million plus costs in a Amcor Visy class action settlement. Write comment (0 Comme...
19 Jan 2011
Bank whistleblower faces court today
A former banker goes on trial today charged with breaching banking secrecy and threatening his former employer. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
14 Jan 2011
Fewer women lawyers briefed as govt ups legal spend
The Commonwealth is spending more on legal services but less on briefing women counsel. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
17 Dec 2010
A-G makes new judicial appointments
New South Wales' first legal officer this week announced the appointment of two new judges in the state's courts._x000D_ Write comment (0 Comm...
25 Nov 2010
New silks appointed in Victoria
The Victorian Bar today announced the appointment of 15 new senior counsel. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
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