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White & Case launches Debt Finance practice in Australia

07 November 2022 Global law firm White & Case LLP has established its Debt Finance practice in Australia with the addition of David Kirkland and Mark Wesseldine in Sydney. “The launch of our Debt Finance practice in Australia with the arrival of David and Mark is an important development as we continue to strengthen our …

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Australian Banks Settle Slater & Gordon Class Action

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Three of Australia’s big four banks have settled class action lawsuits following an action brought by Slater & Gordon over the sale of credit insurance products. The lawsuit was filed against Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA.AX), Westpac Banking Corp (WBC.AX), and Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ.AX) on behalf of around one million customers of the banks The …

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Introducing The 10 New KCs

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>> Latest Law Jobs Here The first new KC entrants to New Zealand’s Bar have been announced by the Attorney General. The new entrants include six from Auckland, two from Christchurch, one from Wellington and a Northland barrister. Catherine Stafford Cull, Barrister of Northland, a family lawyer from Kerikeri. Simon Robert Mitchell, Barrister of Auckland, …

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3 New Juno Legal Members

>> InHouse Legal Opportunities Here Jane Wright, Daniel Gilchrist and Luana D’Appollonio have been announced as the newest members to join the Juno Legal team. Jane Wright has joined the Juno Legal team based in Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland. Jane is an experienced commercial and property lawyer across in-house legal and private practice. She joins Juno from …

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Tudor Clee

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The Unconventional Barrister New Entrant There’s not a lot that’s conventional about Tudor Clee or his practice, but there is no denying his ability to achieve headline-making cases including his representation over the government’s egg-on-face handling of journalist Charlotte Bellis’ return to locked-down New Zealand, nor the takedown of QCs Paul Wicks and John Dixon …

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Mai Chen

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Public Law Last Year – 23 The eveready lawyer who remains one of the media’s go to speakers on matters public or constitutional law-related, Mai Chen this year ‘sacked herself’ from her eponymous law firm to set up public law chambers and work on “complex public law problems, which remains my first and greatest love …

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AWS Legal Announce Three Promotions

>> In House Law Role -Auckland or Brisbane . . Plus More Allanah Cunningham (Left) has been promoted to Senior Associate, Robbie McKenzie (Middle) to Associate, and Brigitte Simpson (Right) to Senior Solicitor. “Allanah, Robbie, and Brigitte,  under the guidance of the Partnership, have developed and continue to develop excellent legal skills in their specialty …

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Power Lawyer Litigation Funder Calls For Improvement in Access to Justice

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Power Lawyer Phil Newland, principal of litigation funder LPF Group has asked insurance companies to support initiatives designed to improve access to justice and prevent time-wasting delays that waste court resources. >> In-house Counsel role – Auckland or Brisbane – Check here Delaying tactics ‘abuse the justice system’, he said in a press statement which …

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