In the wake of a Human Rights Commission report into age discrimination, an Australian legal consultant has warned firms will suffer for their bias against older lawyers.
An employment specialist has advised businesses to take a compassionate stance with workers affected by the storms that swept Sydney this week.
The head of Minter Ellison told Lawyers Weekly the legal industry is in a ‘funk’, with firms mistakenly believing they must narrow their focus to survive.
Sports lawyers are keeping a close eye on the Brisbane Lions’ prospective lawsuit against Etihad Stadium and the AFL over an allegedly unsafe playing surface, Tim Fuller writes.
Piper Alderman and Steinpreis & Paginani advised in relation to the acquisition of a cannabis production and extraction company.
Herbert Smith Freehills and Allen & Overy have advised Lend Lease in Singapore on its successful bid for a large site.
An Australian navigation and mapping business has been sold to a Dutch-listed company with the support of two international law firms.
A Japanese chemical manufacturer’s acquisition of an Australian bioplastics company has brought together a global firm and a national rival.
A legal academic has played down the implications of the High Court’s ruling in the Margaret Cunneen matter after ICAC warned of its damaging impact.
For the first time, South Australia will allow lawyers to appear in court from their private offices via ‘desktop audio visual link’ instead of in person.
The South Australian courts have gained approval for a program aimed at boosting the number of female barristers.
Federal Court judge Michelle Gordon has been named to the High Court, making history by replacing her husband on the bench.
Demand for lawyers from Australia and New Zealand has surged, according to senior legal recruiters.
Lawyers Weekly editor Leanne Mezrani looks at the top legal stories of the month.
Lawyers Weekly editor Justin Whealing looks at the top stories of the month.
Lawyers Weekly editor Justin Whealing speaks with Taylor Root partner David Buckley about market and salary trends in private practice, as well as key in-house sectors banking & financial services and commerce and industry.
Who is liable if a piece of space junk crashes into the International Space Station? Can corporations mine the moon? What jurisdiction handles space tourists if they break the law in orbit?
Hobart City Council has chosen to pay a Sydney lawyer $9,000 a day to act on a major property development dispute instead of engaging a Tasmanian lawyer.
A team from the University of Sydney have been awarded first place in the Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
The Times of Israel has apologised to top Australian employment lawyer Josh Bornstein after his name was dragged into an elaborate hoax on their website.