A new study showing that one in three US lawyers consume alcohol at harmful levels sends a warning message to the Australian profession, according to the co-founder of the Tristan Jepson Memorial Foundation.
Sterling Publishing, publisher of Lawyers Weekly, has launched a dedicated digital portal that will equip SMSF trustees and self-directed investors with knowledge, insights and intelligence to make informed retirement investment decisions.
The Law Institute of Victoria has said that Victoria’s baseline sentencing legislation should be repealed and any moves towards mandatory sentencing rejected.
Lawyers must be aware of the extent to which rights to legal professional privilege are being eroded by state law, Chief Justice of NSW Tom Bathurst has urged.
A ruling by China’s highest court could spark mayhem among international manufacturers after it effectively gave the red light to trademark infringement claims for goods manufactured in China for export, writes Nicole Murdoch.
If the class action against Slater and Gordon goes ahead, plaintiff firms, clients and litigation funders will experience a role reversal, writes Michael Legg.
Several firms have acted in NAB's demerger from the Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank operations and the subsequent IPO of new entity CYBG.
A global firm has advised bone and joint restoration product producer Exactech, Inc. on the acquisition of its independent distribution partner in Australia.
Two firms have advised on a bid by Canberra Metro consortium for the ACT Capital Metro light rail project.
A national firm has advised on a multi-million-dollar equity raising for Sundance Resources.
The Law Council of Australia (LCA) president Stuart Clark has urged the Federal Government to examine whether the lack of judicial pensions is making it hard to recruit for vacant positions.
The number of dissenting judgments in Australia's highest court was at a record low in 2015, according to an annual study of the High Court's decisions.
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.
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.
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 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 general counsel at Telstra with photographic talent has launched a project chronicling old telephone exchanges.
Clayton Utz recently hosted the announcement of the Australian Paralympic Team captains for this year’s Rio Games.
A rock band formed by a group of Lander & Rogers lawyers has hosted a small-scale music festival to raise money for charity.
A young lawyer who hoped improv classes would help his performance at the Bar discovered a new passion for comedy instead.