General counsel have been urged to "push back" against unreasonable demands placed on external lawyers.
The Law Council of Australia’s revised equitable briefing policy has been welcomed by the Queensland Law Society (QLS), which has responded by calling for broader systemic change.
Law firms have been urged to reflect on how ‘non-fee-earners’ are perceived in the workplace, starting with the use of the term.
Client happiness governs success in all businesses, and law firms are no exception, writes Meda Royall.
The market debut of e-recruiting company ApplyDirect has seen its shares surge at 52 per cent premium on the issue price.
New centres for cancer treatment in China will be operated as part of a joint venture between Australian and Chinese healthcare groups.
Senior housing company Ingenia Communities has raised $60 million capital with advice from two global firms.
Australian company Gryphon Minerals, with gold-mining projects in west Africa, will join forces with Canadian gold producer Teranga Gold.
The Law Society Northern Territory and the Law Society of Western Australia have welcomed the announcement of new Solicitor-Generals to each state, as well as multiple judicial appointments in WA.
The Law Council of Australia (LCA) has adopted an updated equitable briefing policy that sets out targets for the briefing of women barristers.
John Robson SC will be sworn in as a judge of the NSW Land and Environment Court next month.
Legal bodies in the ACT have heavily criticised a proposal by the territory government to grant the Director of Public Prosecutions new bail review power.
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.
Sports lawyers must keep up to date with developments in the sporting world if they want to remain at the top of their game, according to a K&L Gates partner.
Switching professional track into law is a different transit for people who have blazed trails in other careers.
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.
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.
More than $30,000 has been raised to fund 30 PLT placements with Community Legal Centres in 2017.
Clayton Utz lawyers were put through their paces in a treadmill challenge that raised more than $10,000 for the Australian Paralympic Committee this month.
Staff from Queensland legal firm Injury & Accident Lawyers helped raise funds in this year's Mater Little Miracles charity walk in Brisbane.
Young sleuths have been put through their paces in a primary school competition hosted by the Law Society of Western Australia.