Technological advancements have heralded a number of changes in the way solicitors interact with the bar.
An Australian litigation funder has committed $160,000 to a two-year research initiative with UNSW Law.
A number of legal organisations have called for immediate intervention in the wake of revelations that children caught in the Northern Territory’s juvenile justice system have suffered “horrific” abuse in detention.
Legal practitioners are being urged to closely monitor their clients, after new research found more than 80 per cent of businesses listing on the Personal Properties Securities Register have made errors that may limit or invalidate their rights.
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A Victorian winery and its 150-year-old vineyard have been acquired by a premium wine exporter.
A national and a global firm are advising either side of a proposed merger between RESIMAC Limited and Homeloans Limited.
Adelaide-based manufacturer Jackson Care Technologies has engaged a South Australian law firm to advise it during its acquisition by Xped Limited.
Two firms have advised on the acquisition of a $360 million wind farm project located on Mount Emerald, north Queensland.
A boutique Queensland firm has advised Sayona Mining on its equity raising to fund its acquisition of the Canadian Authier lithium project.
The Western Australian Court of Appeal has a new president and a new judge, while the Magistrates Court of Western Australia and the Children’s Court of Western Australia both have new magistrates.
The NSW government has announced the appointment of a new District Court judge.
The South Australian government has made little provision for court upgrades and moved to privatise functions of the Land Titles Office in its latest budget, causing controversy among state legal bodies.
In the lead-up to the South Australian budget announcement, the state law society has called on the government to substantially boost court funding.
An emerging group of young lawyers are equipping themselves with niche technological and business skills as ‘disruptors’ force the legal industry to reimagine both its identity and future outlook.
Having a passion outside of a career in law, and even embracing flexible or part-time work to follow that passion, is vital so as not to burn out, according to a MinterEllison senior associate cum triathlete.
Diversity will become a coherent reality in law when we understand the 'push-pull' nature of change, the NSW branch president of the AALA has said.
Young lawyers looking to take their careers to a new level need to develop an understanding of their clients first, according to an award-winning construction lawyer.
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.
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At a recent roundtable, transaction lawyers and IT experts discussed the impact of technology on contract exchanges and its future implications.
Taylor Root discusses the latest trends in legal recruitment in Perth, including which practice areas are most in demand.
A Queensland-based firm has taken to the field to throw its support behind rugby league’s greatest players.
Macpherson Kelley lawyers have donned their very best sets of pyjamas in place of their usual corporate attire, to raise funds for a mentoring program that supports the learning needs of children in foster care.
Two organisations have paired up to assist over 200,000 disadvantaged Australians who are currently vulnerable in the legal system.
A boutique firm in Sydney has rallied behind one of its lawyers in his fight against cancer, by supporting a charity ball hosted by Tour de Cure.
Lawyers are calling on the legal fraternity in Queensland to get behind the state’s second legal clinic for asylum seekers and assist with applications for Australian protection visas.