As firms across the country wind down for the year, White & Case’s newly minted team of Australian lawyers are setting their sights on Asia.
One former Corrs partner has joined DibbsBarker to help establish the new Melbourne office.
There are many opportunities for acquisition in today's legal profession.
In the years I have practised in family law, I have become convinced of the many benefits of private mediation in resolving property and parenting disputes and enabling couples who have separated to come to a fair and balanced agreement about their future arrangements.
Four firms have advised on the Ausgrid mega-lease, worth approximately $16.19 billion.
The world’s largest events promoter has bought a controlling stake in two of Australia’s largest and formerly independent music festivals.
Qube has fully acquired Australian Amalgamated Terminals as the second part of the Asciano deal draws to a close.
Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has made a $110 million equity investment in the Investa Commercial Property Fund.
The University of Melbourne has announced the appointment of a new chancellor.
An arbitrator, mediator and barrister with 20 years’ experience has been announced as the next head of 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers.
NSW Attorney-General Gabrielle Upton has announced that 11 new magistrates will join the bench of the NSW Local Court, in a move that will see the largest appointment of new magistrates in decades.
The Victorian Bar has welcomed the appointments of 18 new senior counsel.
A Victorian County Court judge has been reprimanded after he called a 14-year-old sexual assault victim “nubile”.
A human rights lawyer has encouraged up-and-comers to look for volunteer opportunities in their own backyard, where some of the most important social justice causes lie, rather than coveting exclusive internships in The Hague.
Criminal law barrister Charles Waterstreet has ruled himself out of ever ascending to the lofty ranks of the bench, sharing with students some things he wishes he had been taught in law school.
A Victorian man has combined the skills honed in law school with his business know-how as a consultant to launch a document proofreading service.
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.
Recap the best moments from the inaugural Lawyers Weekly Future Forum, a conference event that equipped legal professionals with strategies on how to stay at the cutting edge of technological change and business innovation.
Relive all the highlights from the fifth annual Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards, which celebrated the achievements of the best and the brightest Australian women in law.
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.
Ashurst will lend a hand to over 2 million vulnerable Australians experiencing severe financial stress in its role as independent legal adviser on a new national program.
Two Sydney-based professionals have unveiled a new online project to celebrate people who use their legal skills to serve the community.
A partner from Baker & McKenzie has completed a 730-kilometre, six-day bike ride from Mittagong to Mount Kosciuszko.
A national firm is tackling joblessness, 330 second-hand suits at a time.
The release of the highly anticipated film Hacksaw Ridge might not have been possible without the assistance of two Australian law firms.