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Silk for former Deutsche Bank exec appointed to NSW Supreme Court
Courts 2021-09-08 10:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

The barrister acting for a former Deutsche Bank executive named in a criminal case over an ANZ share placement has ascended to the NSW Supreme […]

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PwC partner was used to give ‘cloak of privilege’ to work, ATO tells court
Tax 2021-09-06 9:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

Accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers used one of its legally qualified partners as a “postbox” to provide a “cloak of privilege” to work conducted for meat processing […]

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Class action filings plummet as law firms, litigation funders regroup
Feature 2021-09-03 11:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The number of new class actions has nosedived in the past six months, but experts say the drop does not signal a long-term trend but […]

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Law firm can’t get fees after ‘dishonourable conduct’ toward clients
Business of Law 2021-09-03 10:41 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has upheld a ruling that Sydney law firm Atanaskovic Hartnell was not entitled to the bulk of $165,000 in legal fees charged […]

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Barrister hit with injunction after judge complains to NSW Bar
Business of Law 2021-09-02 10:42 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A NSW barrister has been hit with an injunction for working without a valid practising certificate after a judge made a complaint to the Bar […]

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Hall & Wilcox recruits insurance partner from Herbert Smith Freehills
Business of Law 2021-09-02 5:44 pm By Sam Matthews

Hall & Wilcox has expanded its corporate insurance, commercial and regulatory offering with the appointment of new partner Philip Hopley, formerly of Herbert Smith Freehills. […]

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Firms get creative to help locked-down lawyers stay connected
Business of Law 2021-08-27 11:34 pm By Bianca Hrovat

With the Delta variant of the coronavirus thrusting Australia’s largest cities back into a protracted lockdown, lawyers forced to return to remote work for the […]

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Norton Rose Fulbright denies ‘evil intent’ as it fights to overturn ex-partner’s win
Employment 2021-08-27 6:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has rejected findings of dishonesty, deceit and abuse of process in seeking to overturn a $160,000 judgment against it, saying […]

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Norton Rose must face damages with ‘substantial sting’, ex-partner says
Employment 2021-08-26 7:24 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former Norton Rose Fulbright partner locked in a six-year legal battle with the firm has urged the Full Court to allow a $160,000 damages […]

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Bar Association defends judges’ impartiality in face of ‘misleading’ bias analysis
Business of Law 2021-08-23 4:05 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian Bar Association has criticised “flawed” methodology used to analyse the competency of judges, weighing in on controversy over the Australian Law Reform Commission’s […]

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