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2 Sep 2009
Prominent Sydney barrister cleared
A prominent Sydney barrister can return to work as a director or senior manager of an insurance company after the Administrative Appeals Tribunal over...
31 Aug 2009
Profession debates Einfeld saga
Debate again surrounds beleaguered former Federal Court judge Marcus Einfeld after Friday's ruling. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
27 Aug 2009
Justice an easily admired, yet inaccessible Rolls Royce: Chief Justice
Western Australia's top judge last week called for an overhaul of access to justice in the state._x000D_ Write comment (0 Comments) ...
25 Aug 2009
Court decision calls for new legal expertise
A landmark decision by the Land and Environment Court could see a new practice area develop for legal professionals. Write comment (0 Comments...
25 Aug 2009
Judge warns against trade marks on shapes
A recent Federal Court decision on chocolate sea shells highlights the pitfalls associated with 'shapes' in trademarks cases, according to a legal exp...
24 Aug 2009
Property lawyer's strife continues
The world of a one-time legal property giant could come crumbling down. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
20 Aug 2009
Vic barrister makes it to the big time
A Victorian barrister has been named as the new associate judge of the state's Supreme Court. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
19 Aug 2009
Lawyers to click their defences online
Lawyers will be able to argue their cases with the click of a mouse after a new court initiative announced by the NSW state government this week. ...
18 Aug 2009
Mason to lecture lawyers on human rights
Lawyers will be preparing themselves for a day-long talk fest on human rights at a conference held in Melbourne this week, headlined by the Honourable...
14 Aug 2009
Judge deflated over pierced tyre
A judge suspected of deflating a car tyre has resigned after he claimed the act was not a "big deal". Write comment (0 Comments) ...
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