Archive for the 'Advocates' Category

With the Term quickly approaching it’s midway point, we can take a look at which advocates have made the biggest mark on the Term. Hearing Lists for the October to January sittings have been released, with only February, March, and April to go. Perennial Term leaders Paul Clement and Carter Phillips haven’t appeared at the [...]



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