Pinsent Masons has marked its Australian launch this week with the hire of a well-regarded infrastructure disputes partner.
Lawyers have thrown their support behind 40 detention centre staff who signed an open letter to the federal government in defiance of new gag laws.
The Australian Lawyers Alliance has congratulated the Victorian parliament for extending the period in which victims of child abuse can pursue legal action.
More than 60 partners at Colin Biggers & Paisley have voted in favour of incorporation.
Following the historic decision by the US Supreme Court that legalises same-sex marriage nationally, it’s difficult not to turn a critical eye on the situation in Australia.
King & Wood Mallesons and Allens worked on the initial public offering of a property portfolio that began trading on the ASX yesterday.
One of the world’s largest sovereign wealth funds has acquired an interest in Barangaroo Tower 1 in Sydney.
Henry Davis York and HWL Ebsworth were involved in the multimillion-dollar sale of an office building in St Leonards.
An outdoor advertising company has launched its initial public offering with advice from Hive Legal.
One of Australia’s largest listed companies has made its first investment in the upstream oil and gas sector, with help from Gilbert + Tobin and Allens.
Julian Burnside QC says he will be among the many lawyers “falling over themselves” to defend doctors and health care workers accused of breaching new secrecy laws.
The Australian Bar Association (ABA) has criticised the federal government’s proposal to strip dual nationals linked to terrorism of their Australian citizenship as unconstitutional and “fraught with danger”.
The South Australian Government’s new anti-bikie legislation will remove a vital protection for legal rights, the state’s Bar Association has warned.
Former Supreme Court judge Alan Wilson, a vocal critic of Queensland’s embattled Chief Justice Tim Carmody, has been appointed to review the Newman government’s controversial anti-bikie laws.
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.
A banking and finance lawyer has leveraged her passion for rugby league into a popular blog – and the Canterbury Bulldogs threw her a birthday party in recognition.
High-flying legal professionals have been caught using a controversial website, Myinternswap.com, to find short-term work experience for their teenage kids.
Lawyers are really good at disagreeing with each other, but how good are they at resolving disputes before clients go all-guns-blazing into a full-blown lawsuit?
A brewing scandal has been blown wide open by a pair of Papua New Guinea lawyers who were caught on video detailing corrupt practices by Australian lawyers.
I bet you thought nothing was worse than an unpaid internship. But what about work experience that actually costs unemployed graduates money?