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Dec 2, 2021 – A collection of resources and information regarding Trust Accounts.
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Feb 1, 2020 – Take some time early this year (before things get too hectic) to work on your Legal Practice, and not just in your Legal Practice, by running a Risk Management “health check”.
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Nov 14, 2010 – Teachers do it. Some retailers do it. A few lawyers seem to do it, “it” being the “customer-free” day. For teachers, the pupil free day is a time for being informed about and finalising preparations for the beginning of a school year or term. For r
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Apr 30, 2016 – There is no denying that social media has changed and will continue to change the communication landscape. Legal practitioners can hardly avoid social media and therefore it has become increasingly
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Dec 15, 2021 – The purpose of this article is to provide some general guidance to practitioners who are already using or considering making use of cloud storage.
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Dec 15, 2021 – Current cases to be heard by the Full Court, including: Appeals; Special leave applications which have been referred to be heard by an enlarged Bench; and Matters in the original jurisdiction to be heard by the Full Court. Brief details are pro
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Dec 15, 2021 – Tips for Young Lawyers. Bulletin Article November 2018. Written by Erica Panagakos.
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Aug 16, 2013 – There has been an increase in claims involving fraud by and against clients interstate which is causing a pattern of professional indemnity insurance claims. Are you a practitioner that is too trusting when you receive instructions via an ‘agent’ o
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Jul 1, 2018 – According to recent research, a large percentage of Australian property lawyers are not aware of the scale of the risk of fraud in property transactions. This is worrying as there has been a huge amount of publicity surrounding those matters for some
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Mar 1, 2008 – It has been just over a decade since Lawguard, Law Claims and the Law Society issued warnings and recommendations about giving certificates in financial transactions. These warnings came as a result of a run of Cases, that highlighted the practical
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Sep 25, 2009 – The Internet has transformed so much of our daily lives - from communications to news, information, recreation and entertainment. The latest revolution in Internet use is cloud computing.
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May 16, 2013 – Sometimes a prosecutor may not have a defendant's complete criminal history and you may be aware that your client has prior convictions.
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Dec 15, 2021 – The Law Society of New South Wales' national demographic profile of the practising profession in 2014 comprises a demographic breakdown of solicitors represented by each of the eight state and territory Law Societies in Australia. This is the second
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May 14, 2014 – There are many types of risks faced by law firms. Performing a self-audit of your firm's risk management procedures and practices is an efficient way to determine your firm's professional risks. Disaster can present in many forms and a contingency
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Jun 24, 2014 – From 1 July, costs law will be found in Schedule 3 of the Legal Practitioners Act. The new rules apply if a client first instructs a law practice on or after 1 July.
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Dec 6, 2017 – The giving of undertakings by practitioners gives rise to many vexed questions concerning both risk and conduct issues.
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Aug 1, 2018 – “Is the glass half empty or half full?” In a legal environment, and in all walks of life, it can prove difficult to overcome our negative thoughts when faced with challenging situations. How we respond to challenges can often affect not only our