Fuel has been added to the BigLaw v NewLaw fire, with debate again on the rise over which model presents the better offering to legal professionals.
A new admissions test has been touted as a gateway for a ‘new mix’ of students at the University of New South Wales.
A legal stoush between learned friends in 2012, which involved a barrister’s clerk leaking information to another practitioner in the dispute, has led to a finding of professional misconduct.
The new deputy head for Thomas More Law School North Sydney says a big goal within her new role is to assist in taking the school to new heights by offering “something quite different to the standard legal education” model.
Baker McKenzie has dominated Thompson Reuters’ latest rankings for top performers in Australia’s capital market for 2016.
It’s a worrying scenario – the struggling solicitor trying to please clients who want legal advice on something their lawyer’s not trained for.
It’s hard to imagine that a small legal practice deep in the suburbs of Sydney could be the vehicle to fund international terrorism. However, the reality is everyday criminals are using law firms and other everyday Aussie businesses to launder their dirty money – funds used for crime and conflict across the world.
One firm has advised on the ASX-listing of a new investment entity that is focused on technology and other disruptive business models.
A consortium offer to take over the full value of an energy company’s outstanding stapled securities will press ahead.
Two firms have advised on the acquisition of an Australian technology business by a US-headquartered company.
The construction of a Western Australian gold project located 750km northeast of Perth will kick off this year with the successful execution of a debt financing package for the development.
South Australia has created a new magistrate’s position as the state struggles to deal with the volume of family violence matters that go to list.
The ACT Law Society has announced the appointment of a local barrister to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.
Level Twenty Seven has expanded its chambers premises to the 26th floor of its George Street building to accommodate for over 30 barristers.
Australia’s next Solicitor-General has been named, in a government announcement made earlier this week.
In 2014 an unexpected opportunity was presented to Elizabeth Lathlean when her husband was offered a position in a coastal university town in South Africa.
A human rights lawyer has encouraged up-and-comers to look for volunteer opportunities in their own backyard, where some of the most important social justice causes lie, rather than coveting exclusive internships in The Hague.
Criminal law barrister Charles Waterstreet has ruled himself out of ever ascending to the lofty ranks of the bench, sharing with students some things he wishes he had been taught in law school.
A Victorian man has combined the skills honed in law school with his business know-how as a consultant to launch a document proofreading service.
For those with ambitions to take their legal careers overseas, commercial and cross-border skills are king, a senior associate of a global firm has said.
Recap the best moments from the inaugural Lawyers Weekly Future Forum, a conference event that equipped legal professionals with strategies on how to stay at the cutting edge of technological change and business innovation.
Relive all the highlights from the fifth annual Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards, which celebrated the achievements of the best and the brightest Australian women in law.
Relive the highlights of the 2016 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards, a celebration of the top legal professionals from across the country.
Taylor Root discusses the opportunities and obstacles currently facing the Australian legal market.
Forty-three years ago, Prime Minster Gough Whitlam announced the architectural shortlist for a national competition to determine the High Court of Australia building as we know it today.
A sculpture developed by a local artist in conjunction with TAFE students has featured in an event marking the official start of the legal year in Victoria.
Two Melbourne-based lawyers have set up an Australia-wide networking group, enabling legal professionals to come together to share ideas while combating the isolation that can result from sole practice.
Fundraising efforts to dedicate an olive grove and court yard in Jerusalem for heroes of the Holocaust have been backed by a Sydney law firm.