Two commercial dispute resolution solicitors have launched a new firm with hopes to bring modern customer service to Western Australia’s legal market.
Despite some research suggesting otherwise, a national firm is adamant that Australia’s legal services industry is at the forefront of innovation.
An important skill for securing a job is picking up the phone
General counsel and senior legal counsel have the ability to influence business units to ensure smarter and faster delivery of legal services. But how can you capitalise on this position for the benefit of the legal team and the organisation as a whole, asks Anil Sharma.
Two firms have advised on the merger of two corporate entities that were both established by the Anglican Church Diocese of Sydney.
With a private consortium securing the bid for a 50-year lease for the Port of Melbourne, expansion of a major Victorian trade hub pushes on.
Infrastructure sector growth continues, with investors acquiring an outsourced data centre provider in the ACT.
An ASX-listed company has announced it has entered into a scheme implementation deed in relation to a $1.2 billion buyout and take-private proposal from a private equity firm.
A global satellite communications and network service provider has been advised on the financing arrangements of a planned acquisition.
Barristers Sarah Leighfield and Simon Zebrowski have been appointed to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria.
This week the NSW government introduced new laws to move the judicial functions of the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (IRC) to the Supreme Court.
The Attorney-General of Victoria, Martin Pakula, recently announced the appointment of Samantha Marks QC as a judge of the County Court.
The inaugural role of South Australian Judicial Conduct Commissioner has been assumed by the hon. Bruce Lander QC.
For those with ambitions to take their legal careers overseas, commercial and cross-border skills are king, a senior associate of a global firm has said.
While wrangling a job as a lawyer in Australia’s ‘over-crowded’ job market can be a deflating process, recent graduate Ben van Poppel has encouraged his peers to keep what may seem like insurmountable odds in perspective.
Pushing for change in the legal profession is much the same as developing a winning case in court, according to Fiona McLeod SC.
To develop talent in the face of change, law firms should simplify structures, recognise potential and embrace leaders at all levels, according to the head of organisational development at PwC.
Relive the highlights of the 2016 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards, a celebration of the top legal professionals from across the country.
Taylor Root discusses the opportunities and obstacles currently facing the Australian legal market.
Relive the highlights of the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30, a celebration of Australia's best young lawyers.
At a recent roundtable, transaction lawyers and IT experts discussed the impact of technology on contract exchanges and its future implications.
An Australian boutique firm has helped raise more than $260,000 for a charity that focuses on improving early literacy rates.
A panel talk hosted by Baker & McKenzie has explored the ins and outs of Australia’s political crossroads on marriage equality.
Piper Alderman has thrown its support behind a new campaign that asks Australian women to support the empowerment of women living in poverty by training them to become health leaders in their communities.
A partner has returned home from Nepal after embarking on a vital project, which helped school children who were affected by the devastating earthquake last year.