Professional service networks are a way to grow a firm’s global footprint without the hassle and risk associated with multiple mergers, according to the founder of World Services Group and Lex Mundi.
Suburban sole practitioners and regional law firms in New South Wales have dominated the list of finalists in their respective categories at the Australian Law Awards this year.
A simple way to stop lawyers having to work 80-hour weeks is to hire freelance lawyers, but Mira Stammers doubts firms will warm to the idea.
As the fallout from the Ashley Madison website hack continues, employers should consider their options if their employees are implicated, write Nicholas Duggal and Lily Fordyce
Two firms have advised on the launch of health and wellness company Vitaco’s IPO, with JP Morgan and Citigroup as joint lead managers and underwriters.
A major firm has advised the Nexus Infrastructure consortium on its winning bid to oversee the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing Project.
Ashurst has negotiated a multi-million dollar issuance of senior unsecured floating rate notes.
An international law firm has advised on the largest ever merger of ship management companies between Anglo-Eastern Ship Management Group and Univan Ship Management Group.
Trial delay in the NSW District Criminal Court has increased significantly since 2007, which could be counteracted by appointing more judges and defence lawyers, according to a new report.
The work of mediators will be defined as "barristers' work" if proposed changes to the Queensland Barristers’ Conduct Rules get the green light.
There should be no substantive change to the current system permitting silks to choose between QC or SC in Victoria, a new report has concluded.
Western Australia and Queensland do not intend to follow NSW’s lead in upping security by permitting police to wear guns in court, but discussions are underway in Victoria.
The Law Council of Australia has labelled public attacks on royal commissioner Justice Dyson Heydon "unacceptable", urging concerned parties to take action through official channels.
To get noticed at work, lawyers – particularly women – need to learn to self-promote and boost their visibility, a performance consultant has urged.
New recruits are often told pulling all-nighters is par for the course, but one young lawyer offers a different perspective.
Having niche interests or an unusual resume can help further your legal career, a former Australian Law Awards winner believes.
Lawyers with awards to their name are more likely to catch the eye of recruiters and impress potential employers, says G2 Legal director Daniel Stirling.
Young lawyers from private practice and in-house were recognised for their outstanding achievements at a gala event in Sydney on Friday 5 June.
Being a lawyer is hard – but that’s the best thing about it, according to some of Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 finalists.
Lawyers Weekly editor Leanne Mezrani looks at the top legal stories of the month.
Demand for lawyers from Australia and New Zealand has surged, according to senior legal recruiters.
Salvos Humanitarian Legal has launched an online crowdfunding project to help keep a family together in Australia.
Taking the stand as a witness can be a terrifying affair, particularly if you are confronting your attacker, but a comforting nuzzle from the courthouse Labrador can make the experience a little easier.
Divorce lawyers could be hit with a surge in business following the release of data stolen from a dating site for married people wanting an affair.
A lawyer was left with serious injuries to his genitals after allegedly being attacked by the husband of his work colleague-cum-love interest.