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Pressure off the courts in legal system overhaulMar 04 2013

Reforms that fundamentally change the way people resolve issues in the federal courts commence today. _x000D_

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Mar 04 2013ABC Learning head to stand trial

A former executive director of ABC Learning Centres Ltd has been committed to stand trial on crimina...

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Mar 04 2013Lawyers question SA court fee hike

Court fees in South Australia are on the rise, causing lawyers to question their impact on litigants...

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Mar 04 2013Slater & Gordon sees six-figure win in High Court

A Guildford man will receive a six-figure compensation payment after the High Court last week ruled ...

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Mar 04 2013Mallesons partner appointed to NSW Supreme Court

Ashley Black, a dispute resolution partner at Mallesons Stephen Jaques for 16 years, will be sworn i...

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Court approves $29m Fincorp class actionMar 04 2013

The Federal Court of Australia has today approved a $29 million class action settlement, negotiated by national law firm Slater & Gordon. Bi...

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Chief Justice drops Silk appointmentsMar 04 2013

The Chief Justice of Victoria will be stripped of the chance to appoint Victorian silks from next year._x000D_ Big Law Write comment ...

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New WA laws overhaul jury systemMar 04 2013

The WA jury system will have its biggest overhaul in more than 50 years after new laws that scupper people avoiding jury duty passed through...

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Victorian Bar launches new in-house charityMar 04 2013

The law as a place for those with good fortune, good luck and good contacts will be diminished as the Victorian Bar reaches out to assist th...

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Koori courts to stayMar 04 2013

The Victorian Baillieu government has done a u-turn on suggestions it could abolish specialists courts for some of the state's most disadvan...

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