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Online Marketing Group Makes Major Play in Legal

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Industry with  Online Directory   www.lawyers.com.au : Part owned by Fairfax Digital, the site arbitrages its strength in searching, particularly with Google. It is targeted to consumers and small businesses who use the…

Growth in Home Values Flat in September 09

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Could this be the end of the current cycle of home price increases? Nationally for the 12 months to August 09, house values increased 6% and units 8.3%.…

Slater & Gordon Achieves Marketing Coup in Tie-Up with National Seniors Australia (NSA)

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Slater & Gordon will make available discounted legal services to members of NSA. Read the full Media Statement

NSW – In the Under 35 Age Group Female Solicitors Now Represent 62% of the Profession

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The Law Society of NSW recently released statistics showing that overall female solicitors at 1 July 2009 represented 45% of the profession. The percentage of…

Judges in Muddle over Litigation Funding for Class Actions

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Their solution: seek out a regulator somewhere, anywhere who can clamp down on such activity. How about calling it a Managed Investment Scheme? Link to article in The Age.

e.law Australia Pty Ltd to Buy CCH Workflow Solutions from Wolters Kluwer Asia Pacific

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e.law has been in operation since 1999 and is a privately held company with approximately 50 full time staff plus casuals.

Federal Government Acting to Increase Competition in the Home Lending Market

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Competition setbacks in the banking industry include Westpac's takeover of St George and CBA's takeover of BankWest. Also, due to the credit squeeze, the major…

Lawyers Found Guilty of Conspiring to “Steal Clients” from Employer

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Thinking of starting your own practice? Here's how not to go about doing it. Link to reported judgment.   Link to reporting in smh.com.au.

The American Lawyer has released its annual list of the top 100 firms in the world by revenue and by profit per equity partner

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Five Australian firms made it in the top 100 revenue list. Rankings in brackets: Mallesons Stephen Jaques (74); Freehills (86); Minter Ellison (87); Clayton Utz (89)…

National – Law Council Disappointed at Attorney-General’s Comments

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Read Response  to outbursts reported on 18 September 2009 below.