Australia

Business of Law

Struggling Slater & Gordon makes deal with lenders, boosting stock price, but won’t pay dividends

Law Firms

As its stock hovers near a record low, Slater & Gordon GC resigns after two months

Ethics

SCOTUS antitrust ruling against dentists raises questions about lawyers’ regulatory structures

Business of Law

Slater and Gordon could be on the brink after reporting huge losses in the second half of 2015

Business of Law

Will first law firm to go public face a shareholder suit? Stock prices seesaw with whiplash plan

Careers

Former attorney will be new Australian prime minister after Tony Abbott is ousted

Trials & Litigation

Suspect is charged 30 years after fatal family-court-related attacks on judges, others

Health Law

Appeals court rebukes judge for breastfeeding ban on mom who got a tattoo, overturns order

Criminal Justice

Police: Man on stolen bulldozer smashed occupied house to smithereens, violating a protective order

Business of Law

Slater & Gordon makes $947M offer to acquire major UK personal injury law firm

Criminal Justice

Lawyer and cafe manager killed in Sydney hostage siege hailed as heroes; why wasn’t suspect in jail?

Business of Law

Slater & Gordon offers law firm stock-purchase plan for UK workers

Trials & Litigation

‘Spansexual’ may register gender as nonspecific, Australia’s top court rules

Business of Law

Law firm chief executive lacked law degree

International Law

Thalidomide plaintiffs agree to $80M settlement in Australian case; discovery continues in US

Law Schools

Students fuming after law lecturer’s mistaken claim that exam cut by fire alarm would be rescheduled

Trials & Litigation

Juror’s ‘total lack of manners’ could result in contempt finding, judge says

Labor & Employment

Motel-sex injury doesn’t merit workers’ compensation, Australian high court rules

Law Firms

Seyfarth Shaw opens 2 offices in Australia

Law Firms

Australia’s publicly traded Slater & Gordon raising $64M to buy more UK personal injury firms