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Barrister’s arguments on constitutional issue in CFMEU case ‘the wrong way around’, judge says
Employment 2020-06-16 10:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected a bid by the CFMEU to pause a trial brought by two sacked union officials while the court gives the country’s […]

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‘I didn’t come down in the last shower’: Judge trashes barristers’ submissions in CFMEU whistleblower trial
Employment 2020-05-20 11:33 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has scrapped overly-long written submissions by barristers in proceedings brought by two CFMEU whistleblowers and replaced them with an extra day of oral […]

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Hicksons says female partner denied promotion due to poor performance
Employment 2020-04-06 3:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Hicksons Lawyers has denied accusations of sexual discrimination by a female ex-partner who was denied a promotion to equity partner, saying she was passed over […]

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‘Don’t tell me you’re pregnant’: Equity partner track under fire in sex discrimination case
Employment 2020-01-14 5:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The managing partner of Hicksons Lawyers has been accused of saying that if a former partner got pregnant, it would “ruin all [his] plans,” according […]

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Sacked lawyer gets go-ahead to bring sex discrimination case against firm
Employment 2019-11-07 10:13 pm By Hannah Gee

A former national law firm partner who claims she was overlooked for promotion to equity partner because she is a woman has won leave to […]

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National law firm slams ex-partner’s ‘sorry story’ for delays in bringing sex discrimination case
Employment 2019-09-19 10:11 pm By Amelia Birnie

A national Australian law firm has asked the Federal Court to throw out a sex discrimination claim filed against it by a former partner, on […]

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Ex-partner files sex discrimination lawsuit after leaving national firm
Employment 2019-05-17 7:49 pm By Amelia Birnie

A former employment law partner at a national Australian law firm is suing her former employer for sex discrimination, after her original complaint was thrown […]

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