Attempts by a Victorian man to have his legal fees refunded and take disciplinary action against lawyers he said told him ‘diabolical lies’ have been thwarted.
A national firm has revealed it has united with three other law firms to boost its practice capabilities in the insurance market.
A knowledge of the law will still be useful – though unfortunately Googlable – but knowledge of people, business and the way society really functions will be vital to the new ‘lawyer’.
Two firms have advised on the acquisition of a sporting business by BLK International Pty Ltd.
A wind farm being developed in western NSW has been confirmed to be the first greenfield project that will be acquired by the Powering Australian Renewables Fund (PARF).
Vegemite and other iconic brands will return to Australian hands.
One firm has advised on the ASX-listing of a new investment entity that is focused on technology and other disruptive business models.
A consortium offer to take over the full value of an energy company’s outstanding stapled securities will press ahead.
A statement directed at the media by Northern Territory Chief Justice Michael Grant QC has been backed by the local law society.
Magistrates in Victoria will be able to hear overnight bail applications on weekends and after hours, following an announcement by the state's Premier.
South Australia has created a new magistrate’s position as the state struggles to deal with the volume of family violence matters that go to list.
The ACT Law Society has announced the appointment of a local barrister to the Federal Circuit Court of Australia.
In 2014 an unexpected opportunity was presented to Elizabeth Lathlean when her husband was offered a position in a coastal university town in South Africa.
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.
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.
Forty-three years ago, Prime Minster Gough Whitlam announced the architectural shortlist for a national competition to determine the High Court of Australia building as we know it today.
A sculpture developed by a local artist in conjunction with TAFE students has featured in an event marking the official start of the legal year in Victoria.
Two Melbourne-based lawyers have set up an Australia-wide networking group, enabling legal professionals to come together to share ideas while combating the isolation that can result from sole practice.
Fundraising efforts to dedicate an olive grove and court yard in Jerusalem for heroes of the Holocaust have been backed by a Sydney law firm.