Law report: Dine to oppose death penalty; Freehills top Reuters M&A review; Lawyer fined $40,000

Australian Lawyers for Human Rights to host a dinner in October to oppose the death penalty; a criminal lawyer is fined $40,000 and reprimanded after being found to have drawn up false invoices; The Australian Lawyers Alliance condemns the Senate’s passing of the Stronger Futures legislation which extends intervention powers in the Northern Territory by 10 years; and Oz M&A activity plunges more than 50 per cent in the first half of 2012, according a Reuters review which put Freehills and King & Wood Mallesons on top. Stephanie Quine brings you the latest news in Australian legal business.

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