Figures released by the European Commission reveal that customs authorities detained more than 41 million fake and counterfeit products at the EU's external border in 2016 worth a total value of €670 million.
Lawyers have welcomed the appointment of Baroness Hale as president of the court but highlighted the growing crisis over investment in the courts and low morale amongst the judiciary.
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LAW FIRM EXPANSION
The firm has joined forces with Liner which has strong links in real estate and entertainment.
US firms Clark Hill and Morris Polich & Purdy have merged with the new firm now known as Clark Hill.
A joint committee of private bodies working in tandem with government has hired foreign legal expert Scott Jacobs, president of Jacobs, Cordova & Associates to help the government's ongoing law reform plans.
A new programme has been announced in Singapore in efforts to bring lawyers, legal tech firms and innovators together.
There are more women than men practicing law in Australia, co-inciding with a 46 per cent rise in the number of private law firms in the past five years to 15,539.
Australian law firms are having a wider choice of home grown talent thanks to Brexit.
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