155 ABA Journal Australia articles.
Prima Facie is a new one-woman play on Broadway, centered on an ambitious lawyer who, after building her reputation representing men accused of rape, must navigate the same legal system to seek justice for herself after her sexual assault.
Apr 26, 2023 8:26 AM CDT
An Australian real estate agent is facing a defamation lawsuit because of a missing apostrophe in his Facebook post. The real estate agent wrote the post about his former employer and his alleged failure to pay money into Australia’s retirement system.
Oct 12, 2021 9:40 AM CDT
Ari Kaplan recently spoke with Paul Fontanot, the national practice group leader for forensic and technology services at Clayton Utz in Sydney.
Nov 22, 2019 8:00 AM CST
A former contract administrator with an Australian construction firm in Melbourne wants an appeals court to reinstate his lawsuit of $1.28 million in U.S. currency ($1.8 million in Australian currency)…
Mar 27, 2019 10:52 AM CDT
An Australian court has awarded about $127,000 in U.S. currency ($180,000 in Australian currency) to a former journalist for a Melbourne newspaper for the psychological injury she suffered while covering…
Mar 11, 2019 11:16 AM CDT
Sep 1, 2018 2:25 AM CDT
Ari Kaplan: Why is Legaler funding its access to justice initiative through an initial coin offering?
Stevie Ghiassi: Fundraising has seen a significant shift to companies actually raising money directly from their communities.
Aug 17, 2018 6:05 AM CDT
Jul 31, 2018 3:30 PM CDT
A recent Supreme Court decision addresses a dilemma that would challenge any lawyer—how to respond if a client refuses to confess to a capital crime when the lawyer believes such a strategy may be the only way to avoid a death sentence.
Jul 1, 2018 1:40 AM CDT
Florida would be in a distinct minority of states if it imposes a duty to rescue people in distress. The rule in the United States is you have no duty to rescue a stranger, and legal scholars are divided on whether that’s a good thing.
Jun 1, 2018 1:50 AM CDT
Do you have some purpose in mind in your persistent questioning? Are your questions a tactical gambit with a strategic goal you can articulate, at least to yourself, and hopefully it becomes apparent to others? Or are you just belaboring the obvious?
Sep 1, 2017 1:45 AM CDT
Norton Rose Fulbright and Australian law firm Henry Davis York have issued a statement confirming they are in merger talks.
Partners will vote on the merger this summer, Legal…
Jun 8, 2017 9:28 AM CDT Jul 1, 2016 1:50 AM CDT Financially struggling Slater & Gordon, the world’s first publicly traded law firm, has boosted its chances of survival by making a deal with lenders to extend some $640 million in…
May 2, 2016 7:00 AM CDT Moana Weir started work on Jan. 29 as in-house legal chief and company secretary for Slater & Gordon, the Australia-based personal injury Goliath that made history by becoming the world’s…
Apr 5, 2016 12:05 PM CDT
Legal aid agencies are using webchat to answer queries
South Australia is big—and empty. With almost 1.7 million residents (the vast majority in its capital city of Adelaide) spread over 379,725 square miles, the state's size makes it hard…
Struggling Slater & Gordon makes deal with lenders, boosting stock price, but won’t pay dividends
As its stock hovers near a record low, Slater & Gordon GC resigns after two months
Jun 8, 2017 9:28 AM CDT
Jul 1, 2016 1:50 AM CDT
Financially struggling Slater & Gordon, the world’s first publicly traded law firm, has boosted its chances of survival by making a deal with lenders to extend some $640 million in…
May 2, 2016 7:00 AM CDT
Moana Weir started work on Jan. 29 as in-house legal chief and company secretary for Slater & Gordon, the Australia-based personal injury Goliath that made history by becoming the world’s…
Apr 5, 2016 12:05 PM CDT