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Public Consultation on the AGD's Proposed Extension of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counterterroris

Posted on 16/12/2016
The Law Council of Australia is requesting input for its submission to the public consultation on the Attorney-General’s Department’s (AGD’s) proposed extension of the anti-money laundering and counterterrorism financing regime to the legal professio

New Member Service - Find Another Practitioner

Posted on 16/12/2016
The Society is pleased to announce a new member service specifically created for our practitioner members. The ‘Find Another Practitioner’ directory allows Practising Members to make contact with colleagues in the profession by providing contact deta

Thank you Ms Elizabeth Olsson

Posted on 16/12/2016
At the Council Meeting on Monday last, we had the privilege of awarding Elizabeth Olsson, retiring Chair of the Bulletin Committee, with a token of the Society’s appreciation for her contribution. Liz has been Chair of the Bulletin Committee for 21

New Appointments

Posted on 1/12/2016
The Law Society warmly congratulates Justice Susan Kiefel on her appointment as Chief Justice of the High Court.Her Honour is most deserving of the appointment and it's fitting that she has become the first female Chief Justice of Australia given her

New SCs Appointed

Posted on 28/11/2016
Congratulations to the six new SCs appointed on 18 November 2016