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13 Aug 2010
National firm prepares for major class action
Macpherson + Kelley Lawyers has filed amended statements of claim in the Victorian Supreme Court, detailing allegations in the investor class action r...
11 Aug 2010
Maurice Blackburn acts in medical negligence case
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has had a high profile win as the Coroner found 'wholly inadequate' medical care after a liposuction death. Write comm...
27 Jul 2010
NT landowners appoint firm to nuclear waste legal action
A group of Indigenous land owners from the Northern Territory are in Melbourne to challenge a Federal Government plan to build a nuclear waste dump on...
26 Jul 2010
Two new chambers to open in Victoria
The Victorian Bar has announced the upcoming opening of two new Chambers. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
8 Jul 2010
Lawyers forced to deter litigation in court
Lawyers now have to advise clients on how to avoid litigation in court. Norton Rose dispute resolution partner Ashley Tsacalos explains. Write c...
24 Jun 2010
New military court set to be established
New laws introduced today are set to establish a new military court in Australia while also reshaping the current federal court system. Write co...
17 Jun 2010
Lawyers face new rules in disputes
The country's first legal officer has clarified lawyers' responsibilities to help clients avoid court ahead of new dispute resolution laws._x000D_ ...
16 Jun 2010
Lawyers, judges, rank high on honours list
The legal profession was recognised in this week's Queen’s Birthday Honours List, with members of the judiciary and those committed to legal educati...
3 Jun 2010
Maurice Blackburn, Julian Burnside, charged with waste dump action
The Commonwealth Government and the Northern Land Council will face a Federal Court legal challenge over plans for a radioactive waste dump in the Nor...
29 May 2010
Legal storm ahead for Japanese whalers
Japanese whalers have some rough seas ahead as Australia launches legal action against them in the International Court of Justice next week._x000D_ ...
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