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Australia: medium pace

30-Jun-2014 | By Yun Kriegler

A prolonged period of tough trading conditions has forced a rebalancing in the top end of the legal market, while mid-sized players are growing

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Herbert Smith Freehills: Remuneration deliberation

3-Dec-2013 | By Lucy Burton

As Herbert Smith Freehills gears up for a vote on its combined remuneration structure senior reporter Lucy Burton looks at the numbers behind the merger

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Clifford Chance loses top Aussie partner to investment house Gresham

16-Oct-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

The head of Clifford Chance’s Perth office is set to leave the firm for investment house Gresham Partners three and a half years after the firm that bore his name joined the magic circle giant.

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Minter Ellison's Tony Harrington: "Collaborate, innovate and inspire"

29-Aug-2014 | By Margaret Taylor

Minter Ellison’s newly installed chief executive Tony Harrington is clear on how the Australian firm can succeed: it has to turn words into action. And he means three words in particular.

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Slater & Gordon UK doubles revenue to £101m for 2013/14 year

12-Aug-2014 | By Hannah Gannagé-Stewart

Slater & Gordon’s UK revenues have smashed through the £100m barrier, with an 119 per cent increase in turnover from £46.1m to £101m (A$182.5m) for the 2013/14 financial year.

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Health Alert — Gray v Richards; Psychology Board of Australia v G; health insurance legislation amendment; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 21-Oct-2014

DLA Piper has released the 20 October 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.

High Court confirms no magic cloak for union activities download subscription

DLA Piper 20-Oct-2014

The High Court of Australia has held that the termination of an employee for holding up a ‘scab’ sign while engaging in lawful industrial activity did not breach the Fair Work Act.

Developing a multilateral instrument to modify bilateral tax treaties: OECD issues its paper on BEPS Action 15 download subscription

Minter Ellison 17-Oct-2014

Minter Ellison considers the main issues and options for taxation reform raised in the OECD’s new paper.

Neutralising hybrid mismatch arrangements: OECD issues paper on BEPS Action 2 download subscription

Minter Ellison 17-Oct-2014

Minter Ellison outlines the hybrid recommendations made by the OECD, discusses their implications and provides some comment and insight.

Health Alert — Physiotherapists Board of Australia v Dopson; New Health New Zealand Inc v Attorney-General; and more download subscription

DLA Piper 14-Oct-2014

DLA Piper has released the 13 October 2014 issue of its Health Alert, which focuses on judgments, legislation and reports in the health sector.

Preventing the granting of treaty benefits in inappropriate circumstances: OECD issues final paper on BEPS Action 6 download subscription

Minter Ellison 13-Oct-2014

In this alert, Minter Ellison considers the main issues and options for taxation reform raised in the OECD paper.

Mining company one day, technology company the next: explaining the hype around reverse takeovers/backdoor listings download subscription

DLA Piper 13-Oct-2014

This article gives a broad overview of what is involved in undertaking a backdoor listing and includes some of DLA Piper’s top tips in navigating a backdoor listing.

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