GlobalX recognises Australia’s next generation of legal professionals

  Emerging law graduate Madeline Depace has taken out the top accolade for Property Law, receiving the GlobalX Real Property Law Award at Queensland University of Technology’s Law Awards Ceremony on Tuesday 9 May 2017. The award, sponsored by GlobalX, recognises excellence in property law, with Ms Depace achieving the highest grade in the course for 2016. GlobalX CEO Peter Maloney said Ms Depace’s results demonstrated her commitment and dedication to the profession, something that is highly regarded in the industry. “We are proud to support the next generation of emerging law professionals, and it’s great to see students so […]

Comprehensive Review into the Family Law System

The Turnbull Government has announced the first comprehensive review into the family law system since the commencement of the Family Law Act in 1976, paving the way for long term fundamental reform to better meet the needs of modern Australian families, said the Federal Attorney-General. Budget Funding As well, the Government has announced an $80 million funding boost to frontline family law and family violence services. This additional investment includes: • $12.7 million to establish Parenting Management Hearings; • $10.7 million for additional family consultants to deal with family law cases; • $3.4 million for additional domestic violence units; and • $55.7 million boost […]