As legal practice rapidly evolves, the newly elected president of the NSW Law Society urged lawyers not to “sit back and deal with change on the run”.
Dr Meredith Gibbs from HWL Ebsworth Lawyers has been appointed as the inaugural legal fellow of the Global Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Institute.
A decision handed down by the High Court has cemented the legal foundations for offshore processing of asylum seekers, according to industry leaders.
Australian graduates are more attracted to major accounting firms than big-name law firms, a new survey has found.
If the class action against Slater and Gordon goes ahead, plaintiff firms, clients and litigation funders will experience a role reversal, writes Michael Legg.
An international banking syndicate has provided funding for a Melbourne renewable energy company.
Two firms have advised on a joint venture between US-based Driscoll’s and Australian horticulture business Costa Group.
Two global firms have advised on a US$162.5 million transaction to finance the Kipoi Copper Project in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
An international firm is advising on the structure and establishment of a NSW affordable housing fund.
Judge Anne Demack’s appointment as a Federal Circuit Court judge based in Rockhampton will “improve accessibility” for Queenslanders, according to the Queensland Law Society (QLS).
The recently elected president of the Australian Bar Association has outlined the organisation’s policy priorities for the coming year.
The University of Adelaide’s South Australian Law Reform Institute is pushing for secular oaths for court witnesses.
The NSW Court of Appeal is holding a ceremonial sitting in the Banco Court next Monday to mark the 50th anniversary of its first sitting.
Senior associates eyeing a partnership should consider switching firms to move up the ranks, according to a Burgess Paluch Legal Recruitment director.
One young lawyer has proved that pursuing other interests while practising as a lawyer is possible, having qualified as a vet while working as a senior associate at a global law firm.
Regulatory reforms and increasingly globalised firms are making it easier for Australian lawyers to enter the Japanese market.
Lawyers Weekly has released the first issue of its new bulletin targeted at young lawyers – and revealed the name chosen by our readers.
Entry-level jobs at top-tier firms may be in decline but law graduates should not forget the wealth of new job opportunities that have opened up, according to Elizabeth Broderick.
Lawyers Weekly sits down with Minter Ellison, one of our top Attraction Firms, to discuss what graduates and partners can do to stand out in the job market.
Lawyers Weekly looks at the top legal stories of the month, including the recent expansion of Hall & Wilcox into Perth.
The agribusiness sector is booming in Australia and presents many opportunities for lawyers, according to the general counsel of GrainCorp.
Lawyers Weekly looks at the top legal stories of the month, including highlights from the Women in Law Awards 2015.
A young lawyer who hoped improv classes would help his performance at the Bar discovered a new passion for comedy instead.
Gilbert + Tobin and Westpac brought 50 lawyers together last week to brainstorm creative solutions to operational issues.
Law firm heads will be selling The Big Issue on street corners during the first week of February in an effort to promote the publication and raise money for vendors.
A driving offence specialist from Queensland has left Folklaw in stitches with his series of self-deprecating, slow-motion Instagram clips.