Australia’s strong, independent judiciary makes it a suitable jurisdiction for international arbitration, despite a minor drawback, according to two prominent Hong Kong legal professionals.
Digital disruption provides plenty of opportunities for law firms to outperform their competitors
A national firm has advised Henderson Group on the Australian aspects of its merger of equals with Janus Capital Group.
Diversified media company oOh!media Limited has been advised on its acquisition of a large Australian corporate advertising business and associated capital raising.
Two firms have advised on the merger agreement between Tabcorp Holdings Limited and Tatts Group Limited.
Customers will have access to a new rooftop solar inverter that leverages cloud-based software for smart energy use, thanks to a new investment by EnergyAustralia.
Three of the 15 barristers to be appointed senior counsel in NSW in 2016 are women.
A weekly program is being trialled in the family division of the Broadmeadows Children’s Court, aiming to recognise and respect the cultural needs of Indigenous families.
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.
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.
Pushing for change in the legal profession is much the same as developing a winning case in court, according to Fiona McLeod SC.
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 defamation lawyer who has represented actors Russell Crowe and Harrison Ford has found himself in a sticky situation with a Noosa magistrate.
A group of lawyers have been given special leave to appear in the High Court of Australia for a professional debut like no other.
BottledSnail Productions is at it again, with an original cabaret production set to entertain audiences and raise money for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre.
Gadens and the Westpac Group have paired up to launch a new event, which aims to improve youth mental health.
Rival lawyers are preparing to unleash their inner rock demons for a band battle of the ages.