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    "Even in the members stand, you walk around and think - I can see bra, I can see cellulite and everything is very short. When you go to where Fashions on the Field is held, everyone looks impeccible and it would be nice if that started filtering through to the racecourse as a whole." 

    Marlia Saunders, lawyer at Ashurst, Sydney, finalist at Derby Day's Fashions on the Field at Randwick. The Sydney Morning Herald, April 11, 2014  READ MORE >>


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    Jay Williams is the barrister appearing for a group of the asylum seekers on Manus Island ... He was deported by the PNG government ... Further proceedings are pending ... Up close On the Couch ... Read more ... 


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    Wednesday
    Apr232014

    Hidden Grange hogs the limelight

    The 1959 Grange Hermitage ... Barry O'Farrell undone by an indifferent wine ... No wonder he forgot it ... Last of the "hidden" Granges, made in secret and in defiance of the Penfolds' directors ... Think '59 Grange ... Think Bill Lawrie ... Our wine man Gabriel Wendler critiques the wine at the heart of Winegate 

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    Wednesday
    Apr232014

    Hazzard ahead

    Baird reshuffle sees Liberal Party bovver boy as the NSW attorney general ... Brad Hazzard is a battle hardened survivor of the Bearbit ... Greg Smith fell out with his Catholic right wing faction over mandatory sentencing ... Alex Mitchell reports from Macquarie Street ... Plus, the case of the kindly solicitor and the lonely widow 

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    Tuesday
    Apr222014

    Litigation's artful delays

    Lawyers and the complexity of litigation ... Delay as a defence tactic ... Access to justice includes preventing access to justice ... Reprising the Flower & Hart saga with starring role by Ian Callinan QC ... Abuse of process ... Queensland CJ declined to intervene ... Tulkinghorn on the case 

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    Tuesday
    Apr222014

    The Priestley Seven

    NSW bar committee split on the QC question ... Unable to advise bar council on whether to ask the AG to restore briefs' favourite royal bauble ... Most submissions from members in favour of QC ... Bar brass remain opposed ... What next? 

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    Wednesday
    Apr162014

    Email from Willy

    Willy Alstergren says new QCs can pick-up their letters patent from the Vic Bar office on April 23 ... Discount framing available ... Here's his latest missive to SCs clamouring for the royal bauble ... Too much excitement, so never mind the grammar 

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    Monday
    Apr142014

    It's a date

    Big day announced for Yarraside Queens ... Barrister instructs ICAC on important differences between Greeks and Hellenes ... Shady debt and mortgage entrepreneur caught by party snaps ... Modest wedding preparations for a humble London solicitor 

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    Monday
    Apr142014

    Northern notes

    Queensland's royal baubles ... Peter Dunning "born and bred in Queensland" ... No Waves washes-up on the Supremes ... Omit "chairperson" insert "chairman" ... Timbo sees a bigger role for judicial registrars ... Pat Keane says government attacks on bar are "ridiculous" ... Pineapple Pol reports 

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    Friday
    Apr112014

    Economists want greater productivity from lawyers

    Unbundling lawyers from the law ... Wider disciplinary powers ... Contingency fees ... ASIC to regulate litigation funders ... Legal aid redesigned on a demographic needs basis ... More technology ... Kate Lilly extracts the essence from the Productivity Commission's draft access to justice report 

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    Thursday
    Apr102014

    Obituary - Jack Grahame

    Jack Grahame, solicitor and tax rorter ... RIP ... Grahame led a group of Labor stalwarts who took millions out of the revenue with a dodgy sales tax avoidance scheme ... Strangely, he resented criticism of his conduct ... Tax manipulation can bring out the nasty side in people 

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