Australian jurisdictions such as Queensland and Western Australia have "more to lose than to gain" by adopting the Uniform Law, according to a former president of the Queensland Law Society.
Lawyers face two main challenges when wading into the complexity of workers compensation claims: a mastery of the facts and applying ever-changing laws, according to the director of Goldbergs Lawyers.
For small law firms and boutiques, handling cash flow is a key challenge that must be carefully managed
The connection of light and heavy rail networks in Queensland is on track, with Stage 2 of the Gold Coast Light Rail project pending design and construction.
A Sydney-based Ashurst team has advised Champion Iron Limited on its acquisition of the Bloom Lake Mine in Canada.
Rio Tinto and Sinosteel Corporation have extended their Channar Mining joint venture in the Pilbara region of Australia with advice from a global and a boutique firm.
Alkane Resources has launched an entitlement offer to help fund the development of the Dubbo Zirconia Project, with assistance from a global firm.
The Victorian courts have reached a new milestone with the appointment of the first Muslim woman to the bench.
The Francis Burt Chambers has renewed its lease at Allendale Square, which is located within walking distance of the new Supreme Court of Western Australia.
The Queensland Law Society (QLS) has welcomed the news that 13 Murri Courts will be reopened across the state.
The Law Society of South Australia has called on the government to provide funding for the South Australian court precinct to undergo an infrastructure upgrade.
Providing regional university students with the same opportunities as their city-based peers encourages them to enter the profession and adds to industry diversity, the general counsel of Telstra Legal has said.
The growing influence of the internet in law has opened up a wealth of opportunities for cyber law specialists, according to cyber law expert Bradley Deacon.
Lawyers need to review their personal habits to maximise their efficiency, according to a workplace productivity expert.
Lawyers often struggle to keep all the balls in the air when juggling work demands, family, health and hobbies – but remembering what is most essential to well-being can help, according to Katie Malyon.
A new study has shown that almost half of Millennials plan to change jobs within two years – and young lawyers are no different, according to legal recruiters.
Taylor Root discusses the latest trends in legal recruitment in Perth, including which practice areas are most in demand.
Lawyers Weekly sits down with King & Wood Mallesons, one of our top Attraction Firms, to discuss how social media and blind CVs are shaking up graduate recruitment.
Burrows Legal, Lawyers Weekly's partner from the Australian Law Awards, presents the second instalment of its Legal Leadership series.
Experts from firms both large and small discuss threats and opportunities posed by technology.
A Herbert Smith Freehills partner completed a 1,000km ride from Canberra to Melbourne and raised more than $23,000 to help sick children in the process.
The inaugural Lawyers Weekly Partner of the Year Awards proved an instant hit as more than 400 legal professionals kicked up their heels and enjoyed a night of celebration.
CEOs have hit the dance floor at a black tie gala event to raise more than $200,000 for the Women’s Legal Service Queensland (WLSQ).
A US judge who has previously faced accusations of coming to work drunk in 2014 has been suspended by the Miami Judicial Qualifications Committee, the Miami New Times reports. The majority decision to suspend Jacqueline Schwartz for actions “constituting inappropriate conduct” has been outlined in a Supreme Court Notice of Formal Charges released this week.
Two men who allegedly solicited family law advice and billed $5,000 for their services have had appeals for their convictions dismissed by the WA Supreme Court.