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Law firm partner takes fight with ATO over exit payment to High Court
Tax 2023-10-05 3:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A retired law firm partner has taken his battle with the ATO to the High Court, arguing he is not liable to be taxed on […]

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Shine improves disclosures in wake of review, ASIC says
Accounting 2023-10-05 11:32 pm By Sam Matthews

The ASX-listed Shine Lawyers has earned marks for improvement in a review by ASIC of its disclosures relating to interest on litigation funding loans, the […]

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Build-to-rent next big thing in commercial real estate, says Baker McKenzie partner
Real Estate 2023-10-05 10:51 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Commercial real estate practitioners can expect a rise in work for the build-to-rent sector amid Australia’s continuing housing crisis, says Baker McKenzie’s new partner, Emily […]

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Ex-Greenwoods partner asks High Court to weigh in on whistleblower protections
High Court 2023-10-04 11:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A former Greenwoods & Herbert Smith Freehills partner who claims he was sacked for complaining about Lendlease’s attempts to avoid tax liability has asked the […]

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Slater & Gordon personal injury specialist to take helm as CEO
Business of Law 2023-10-03 11:34 pm By Christine Caulfield

Slater and Gordon’s chief client officer will take the reins as boss following the retirement of John Somerville, the executive brought in from KPMG five […]

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Judge’s service with silk on chambers’ board gave rise to appearance of bias: court
Legal Ethics 2023-09-22 4:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

An appeals court has set aside findings of professional misconduct against a Perth solicitor who allegedly failed to pay a silk $23,000 in fees after […]

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In loss for Clayton Utz, court finds no power to undertake assessment of $1.5M bill
Business of Law 2023-09-19 3:47 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Clayton Utz has lost its appeal of a costs assessment in a contractual dispute for which it billed $1.46 million in legal fees, allegedly five […]

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Leading commercial silk appointed to Supreme Court
Courts 2023-09-18 11:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

A senior barrister with three decades of experience in commercial law and class actions has been appointed to the Supreme Court of Victoria. Ian Waller […]

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I’m afraid AI can’t do that: Law firms say smart tech uses limited
Business of Law 2023-09-13 11:23 pm By Sam Matthews

While the use of artificial intelligence is becoming more commonplace in law firms, it has not yet transformed the practice of law, with lawyers reporting […]

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Lawyer who sought to frustrate investigation not fit to practice, court says
Legal Ethics 2023-09-11 11:43 pm By Sam Matthews

A solicitor who sought to frustrate a legal complaint body’s investigation into correspondence sent on his firm’s letterhead is not fit to practice, a state […]

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