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High Court sides with WA in $30bn legal battle against mining magnate

The court upheld legislation extinguishing the state’s liabilities

NRF Sydney partner elected International Insolvency Institute president

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Solicitor seeks High Court’s favour over work-related psychiatric injury

The solicitor says the State of Victoria’s failure to maintain a safe workplace resulted in trauma

UK High Court partially sides with Hogan Lovells in breach of duty tussle

The firm had been accused of conflicts of interest and deliberate misconduct

Kalus Kenny Intelex focuses on people first, partner says

In the past 18 months, the firm introduced several initiatives to prioritise staff wellbeing and security

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Retired SA public servant pleads guilty to paying families to victimise minors on camera

The offender threatened the families of the Filipino victims with starvation if they didn’t fulfill requests

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A cinematographer was killed and a director injured when Baldwin fired what turned out to be a working weapon on set


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Nathan Hepple believes that there are other ways for the legal profession to offer value

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