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Law Society congratulates Rick O’Brien on Family Court appointment

25 February 2016

The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates Rick O’Brien on his appointment as a Judge of the Family Court of …

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Law Society supports gender equality across the legal profession

24 February 2016

The Law Society sees the promotion of gender equality across the legal profession, including in our State’s Judiciary, as an …

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Law Society calls on Government to replace Supreme Court Judges

23 February 2016

The Law Society of Western Australia is concerned by the Government’s announcement that Justice Ralph Simmonds will not be replaced …

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Law Society welcomes support programme for Aboriginal people in custody

19 February 2016

The Law Society of Western Australia welcomes the recent announcement by the State Government of a new programme to reduce …

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Committee report on Counter-Terrorism Bill welcome, however concerns remain

16 February 2016

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security’s (PJCIS) report on the Counter-Terrorism Bill 2015 is a welcome step, but …

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Kate Jenkins an ideal candidate for Sex Discrimination Commissioner

12 February 2016

The following statements can be attributed to Stuart Clark AM, President, Law Council of Australia: On behalf of the Australian …

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Law Council regarding reports that a lack of pension access is affecting the retention and recruitment of federal judges

11 February 2016

The following statements can be attributed to Stuart Clark AM, President, Law Council of Australia: It is vital that federal …

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Real efforts to close the gap must prioritise action on Indigenous imprisonment

10 February 2016

The Law Council of Australia has welcomed the Prime Minister’s national ‘Close the Gap’ statement, while emphasising that urgent action …

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TPP provisions a boon for the Australian legal profession

4 February 2016

The Law Council of Australia has welcomed the signing of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) noting it contains numerous advantageous …

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Law Society congratulates Michael Gething on appointment as District Court Judge

4 February 2016

The Law Society of Western Australia congratulates Michael Gething on his appointment as a Judge of the District Court of …

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Law Society calls upon Parliamentarians to tackle legal aid crisis

1 February 2016

The Law Society of Western Australia has announced its support for the National Legal Assistance Funding Campaign, launched today by …

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