TECHNOLOGY INTELLIGENCE

National – More Law Students

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National - More Law Students:  Enrolments at established law schools up between 5% to 10% on last year Link to News Source (News Limited)

National – Migration Cut Back

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The market for migration services may shrink by close to 10% in 2009/10 following a reduction by 18,500 places to the skilled migration program. In the current year…

National – Electronic Conveyancing

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National Electronic Conveyancing System set to commence by end 2011. Commonwealth Government to provide funding if States and Territories stick to implementation timetable. Link to News Source

NSW – Wills Disputes

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New laws come into force 1 March 2009 that give judges the power to limit legal costs in cases involving disputes over wills. Link to News…

National – Legal Profession Act to be Rewritten

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The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meet in Canberra. Reform of legal profession regulation is included in the microeconomic reform agenda and papers will be…

National – E-Discovery

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Federal Court of Australia releases practice Note No. 17. "The use of technology in the management of discovery and the conduct of litigation" Link to News…

Tasmania – New Legal Profession Act

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Lawyers start the new year under the new Legal Profession Act which is based on the National Model Bill. There is a great deal of activity surrounding…