One of Tulkinghorn’s scribes was trying to track down an elusive tax lawyer at PricewaterhouseCoopers-affiliated law firm Landwell recently.
Having typed ‘www.landwell. com’ in to his computer, he was confronted with the intriguing question: “What’s Booby Bird?”
There appeared to be very few answers on the website, but the scribe’s interest was piqued, while his interest in tax dwindled surprisingly quickly.
He turned to Jeeves, who promptly answered that a Booby is a blue-footed seagull from South America. Jeeves could not, however, explain the link between ornithologists, tax lawyers and bean counters. One for the intellectual property lawyers, thinks Tulkinghorn.
Queensland looks set to become the second Australian state, after New South Wales, to reform its legal practices legislation, opening the door to multidisciplinary partnerships (MDPs) and alternative funding arrangements.Attorney General Rod Welford announced last week that he hoped the changes would takeeffect by the beginning of next year.As well as introducing MDPs, the changes […]