Australia has recorded a substantial decrease in cross-border M&A transactions, but has shown more resilience than other markets, a global firm has revealed.
Students from the University of Queensland make up the biggest portion of emerging legal talent, with three of the eight finalists for the 2016 Law Student of the Year award hailing from the sunshine state.
People living in regional parts of South Australia are increasingly using web chat technology for live help with their legal needs.
‘Disruption’ is the latest buzzword floating around the legal industry today – but what does it actually mean and how, as lawyers, can we make it work for us, asks Claire Vines.
Adelaide-based manufacturer Jackson Care Technologies has engaged a South Australian law firm to advise it during its acquisition by Xped Limited.
Two firms have advised on the acquisition of a $360 million wind farm project located on Mount Emerald, north Queensland.
A boutique Queensland firm has advised Sayona Mining on its equity raising to fund its acquisition of the Canadian Authier lithium project.
Public Transport Victoria has secured a seven-year contract for the operation of the myki ticketing system, with assistance from a global firm.
The Western Australian Court of Appeal has a new president and a new judge, while the Magistrates Court of Western Australia and the Children’s Court of Western Australia both have new magistrates.
The NSW government has announced the appointment of a new District Court judge.
The South Australian government has made little provision for court upgrades and moved to privatise functions of the Land Titles Office in its latest budget, causing controversy among state legal bodies.
In the lead-up to the South Australian budget announcement, the state law society has called on the government to substantially boost court funding.
Having a passion outside of a career in law, and even embracing flexible or part-time work to follow that passion, is vital so as not to burn out, according to a MinterEllison senior associate cum triathlete.
Diversity will become a coherent reality in law when we understand the 'push-pull' nature of change, the NSW branch president of the AALA has said.
Young lawyers looking to take their careers to a new level need to develop an understanding of their clients first, according to an award-winning construction lawyer.
Financial scholarships helped Nyadol Nyuon, a refugee from South Sudan, realise a long-held dream with her admission as a lawyer in Victoria last month.
Investing in relationships and developing cultural awareness are critical to fostering a fruitful and longstanding relationship with China, lawyer Robin Chambers has said.
Relive the highlights of the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30, a celebration of Australia's best young lawyers.
At a recent roundtable, transaction lawyers and IT experts discussed the impact of technology on contract exchanges and its future implications.
Taylor Root discusses the latest trends in legal recruitment in Perth, including which practice areas are most in demand.
A boutique firm in Sydney has rallied behind one of its lawyers in his fight against cancer, by supporting a charity ball hosted by Tour de Cure.
Lawyers are calling on the legal fraternity in Queensland to get behind the state’s second legal clinic for asylum seekers and assist with applications for Australian protection visas.
Firms have celebrated Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a special curation of social, academic and cultural events for NAIDOC week.
The new Pokemon app may have taken the world by storm but the NSW Department of Justice has issued a hefty warning to aspiring Pikachu hunters.
Australian legal academic Professor Jane Stapleton will be the first woman and foreign academic to head the 500-year-old Christ’s College Cambridge as its 38th master.