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The CLQ 35th Anniversary Essay Competition

This year CLQ marks 35 years of continuous publication. To celebrate we're running a 35th Anniversary Essay Competition. We invite you to contribute a paper. There are two prizes — $3,500 and free CLA seminars to 31 March 2024 either in person or via Zoom in the Open Category, and $1,000 in the Student Category. Entries close on Friday, 24 February, 2023. The winner will be announced on Friday, 10 March 2023. Contact Liz at for more information.

Commuter CPD Podcast

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CLQ Vol36 No3 Sept-Nov 2022

CLQ Vol36 No3 Sept-Nov 2022

• Problems with restraint of trade
• Equity’s path to justice: the judicial method in equity and the common law
• Practice in the Corporations List and recent case law

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