Macpherson Kelley was a one-state firm for more than 100 years, but a brief stint under the name M+K Lawyers has enabled it to have a national presence.
The legal community of South Australia has activated an emergency plan to provide immediate free legal aid to people affected by fires.
The legal industry needs to start looking at what else should be taught at university to prepare graduates for the current market, according to the UTS law school dean.
The Victorian Bar’s Commercial Bar Association has engaged with the Commercial Bar Association of England and Wales to launch a conference on the future of international dispute resolution.
Homosexuality used to be a crime in Australia and it still is in a number of Commonwealth countries, writes Alexander Ward.
An international firm has advised trading venue Chi-X Australia on a warrants issue.
Two firms have advised on the launch of NEXTDC Limited’s equity raising, fully underwritten by Macquarie Capital Limited.
Three international firms have advised on concessional loan funding for a 33-kilometre road project.
Student accommodation and existing facilities at Australian National University (ANU) will benefit from funds raised by its $200 million note programme and debut issue.
Two barristers’ chambers and one law firm office will be torn down to make way for a new metro line running through Sydney.
Victoria has appointed 19 new senior counsel, including two female barristers.
Ten barristers have been appointed as Queen’s Counsel by the Bar Association of Queensland.
A district court judge and two magistrates will join the bench in NSW in coming weeks.
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.
The legal profession can prevent young lawyers from leaving the industry prematurely by offering them more support through mentorships, according to a DibbsBarker partner.
Universities are facing criticism that they channel graduates into private practice – and this starts at the first careers fair, according to one young lawyer.
Lawyers Weekly looks at the top legal stories of the month, including the push to take the Uniform Law national.
In this special edition of Law Report, Lawyers Weekly brings you all the action and excitement of the Australian Law Awards.
New technology and regulatory changes are rapidly transforming the banking sector – but Westpac group general counsel Rebecca Lim is staying one step ahead.
Lawyers Weekly looks at the top legal stories of the month, including a growing trend towards class action lawsuits.
Young lawyers from private practice and in-house were recognised for their outstanding achievements at a gala event in Sydney on Friday 5 June.
DibbsBarker’s Martin Place offices were transformed into a greenhouse this month as lawyers pitched in to plant native seedlings for a conservation not-for-profit.
The mastermind behind hit TV show Orange is the New Black has written a ‘dark and provocative’ play to be performed by a cast of lawyers in Melbourne.
Five junior and budding lawyers gave it their all at the finals of the McCallum Medal public speaking competition, but only one could be declared the winner.
Lawyers both male and female took a break from their sensible flat work shoes and donned sky-high heels to participate in a diversity debate recently.