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19 Nov 2009
New laws bolster access to justice
New laws, passed today, will ease confusion for litigators and give more power to the heads of the federal courts. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
16 Nov 2009
Justice staff walk out of courts
Justice ministry staff have walked off the job for a day-long strike over a pay dispute. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
13 Nov 2009
Firm hails Lehman court decision
Law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery is hailing a court decision that’s secured a victory for investors in Lehman products. Write comment (0 C...
10 Nov 2009
Judges to lose wigs
Western Australia’s Supreme and District Court judges will no longer wear wigs in court. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
6 Nov 2009
Flight Centre legal action takes off
Travel firm Flight Centre is seeking damages of more than $16 million from Ireland-based IT firm Datalex. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
4 Nov 2009
Judiciary embroiled in Fiji turmoil
Fiji's military leader, Commodore Frank Bainimarama, has ordered the Australia and New Zealand High Commissioners out of the country. Write com...
4 Nov 2009
Storm's Cassimatis faces Federal Court
Storm Financial principal Julie Cassimatis has faced the Federal Court over a misplaced $2 million. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
2 Nov 2009
Silk system under threat
A Sydney barrister who has campaigned for reform of the state's silk system is taking his ideas to the polls as a candidate in the NSW Bar Council ele...
28 Oct 2009
Pepsi in fizz over court decision
A new judgment has taken the fizz out of a monster case involving PepsiCo. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
24 Oct 2009
New Federal Court judges announced
The federal Attorney General Robert McClelland has announced the names of five new Federal Court judges. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
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