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12 Nov 2010
Bar lifts veil on inner workings
The public and the legal profession can lift the veil on the Bar in Victoria as it launches a new platform of information._x000D_ Write comment...
27 Oct 2010
Lawyers defend judicial complaints methods
A peak body representing Victorian lawyers has steadfastly defended the state's courts and their methods for handling complaints against judges as a l...
25 Oct 2010
NSW class action stumbles but not dead
A NSW class action by investors in Great Southern's agricultural schemes has stumbled at its first hurdle. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
21 Oct 2010
ASIC to appeal AAT dismissal of its Opus decision
ASIC has filed an appeal in the Federal Court against the Administrative Appeal Tribunal’s dismissal of its decision regarding a financial services ...
15 Oct 2010
Judiciary pilots new lawyer mentor scheme
Qualified lawyers are being called to arms in a new mentoring program organised by the judiciary. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
11 Oct 2010
Managing partner faces court
The competition and consumer watchdog has begun court proceedings against a law firm managing partner for alleged deceptive conduct. Write comm...
1 Oct 2010
Good sports: lawyers, athletes, a winning team
Lycra and running shoes will replace law books and gavels as teams of lawyers gear up for sporting events. And then there are the lawyers who just lov...
20 Sep 2010
James Hardie to appeal tax ruling
James Hardie Industries will appeal a Federal Court decision that upheld a ruling that the building materials makers owes back taxes of about $US318 (...
14 Sep 2010
Victorian lawyers warn of endless litigation
Victorian lawyers have warned of rising court costs and endless litigation should double jeopardy be eliminated in the state. Write comment (0...
27 Aug 2010
Lawyers jostle for barrister roll
The latest crop of lawyers hoping to join the ranks of the Victorian Bar start their Bar Readers course next week._x000D_ Write comment (0 Com...
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