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March 2018

Supporting young lawyers at Murdoch

March 28, 2018

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Paterson & Dowding continues to sponsor the Murdoch University prize in Family Law. Supporting personal development and celebrating excellence in performance is an integral part of the firm’s vision.

Murdoch University student Katie Marshall is the 2018 recipient of the Paterson and Dowding Prize for the highest academic achievement in Family Law.

Katie has expressed her gratitude to Paterson and Dowding for the award, saying, “I fully appreciate the support you have extended through such an award, which highlights your dedication to uplifting young lawyers.”

The directors of Paterson & Dowding wish Katie well for her future.

Dating After Divorce

March 4, 2018


The idea of dating again following a divorce can be daunting and overwhelming, especially if it’s been a while since your dating days.

You may wonder if there’s a ‘right’ time to start dating again.  Are you ready?  What to do on a date, what to expect, how to go about it, what to talk about, what to wear, where to go?  Taking that first step can be confusing and intimidating but the truth is, there are no rules to dating after divorce and everyone’s experience will be unique.

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