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HFW expands with team from Mayer Brown co-op

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 20:54

NRF deploys Australian chatbot creation in Canada... Apple fined for "bricking" in Aussie court...

Ex-Telecom CEO stands trial over staff suicides

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 02:54

Alongside six other managers, Didier Lombard will face prosecutors who claim they presided over a culture of harassment

Keypoint Law grows in Melbourne

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 02:33

The firm drafts construction and commercial litigation expert

Ashurst leads as Australian uni aims for world-first feat

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 02:31

The University of Queensland is acquiring a $125m solar farm

KHQ Lawyers promotes first female equity partner

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 02:30

The mother of two young girls had until recently worked part-time at the firm

Women now form majority of practising solicitors in England and Wales

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 02:21

This is the first time women outnumber men in the profession

Historic gender shift hailed by Law Society

Tue, 06/19/2018 - 01:56

There are now more women then men practising as solicitors in England & Wales... What is believed to be an Australian-first end-to-end real estate transaction has been completed using the Ethereum blockchain platform...

MinterEllison cobbles together last-minute joint takeover for the KKR of China

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 04:15

A feverish effort culminated in the target company choosing the $1.9bn conditional offer over a lower but already approved bid

Hive Legal powers $267m sale of smart metering business

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 04:13

The firm acted on the competitive bid process and negotiating long-term service agreements that were part of the deal

Allens acts in first funding of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 04:12

The facility has $5bn available over the next five years to fund infrastructure investments that benefit northern Australia

Law Society of England and Wales makes interim CEO permanent

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 04:08

The executive had been in the provisional role since 2017

Landmark Sydney Harbour Bridge deal for NRF team

Sat, 06/16/2018 - 00:20

Firm plans future growth with potential IPO... Skadden advising Murdoch business as Comcast seeks deal...

Barry.Nilsson. appoints industry veteran to family law practice in Sydney

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 02:49

The move comes less than three months starting the practice in the NSW capital

KWM advises firm in landmark review of takeovers decision

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 02:47

A government office has overturned its decision to block the firm from selling shares

Clayton Utz partner begins term as Turnaround Management Association AUS president

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 02:45

The senior executive aims to expand the group of people who talk about turnaround planning as a specialty

UK regulator to allow freelance solicitors

Fri, 06/15/2018 - 02:03

Ashurst advises on AU$320 million construction sector merger... Woman sues NASA over right to own moon dust...

MinterEllisonRuddWatts names new chief executive

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 12:30

The seasoned lawyer was previously the chief executive partner of another top-tier firm

Piper Alderman to help shape Australia's blockchain future

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 02:53

A partnership with a tech company is seen to boost blockchain adoption among Australian businesses

NSW Law Society remains concerned about resources shortage

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 02:50

The government's funding boost for Community Legal Centres and policing is welcome, but the group says more is needed

Senior lawyers tackle new Qld building sector laws

Thu, 06/14/2018 - 02:46

The counsel have been tasked to evaluate new laws consequential to the state’s building industry