King & Wood Mallesons Australia has taken an all-inclusive approach to boost innovation from every level of its operation and reap rewards as a result.
Clients will benefit from a new project management system, a national firm claims, that is capable of generating custom reports and better pricing accuracy.
Too often in law firms a coach is only ever engaged for remedial purposes. The message sent to the lawyer is: you have a problem, you are not up to scratch, a poor performer; you can have a coach to ‘fix’ the problem.
Most law firms these days understand the importance of content marketing. Producing relevant content that demonstrates your expertise to prospective clients can generate a massive return on investment. However, the challenge that most lawyers face is that they often have very little marketing experience, resulting in poorly executed content marketing efforts.
Several firms have advised in a transaction which has seen the sale of a significant mine project headquartered in Queensland.
Two firms have advised on the acquisition, which has seen one Denham Capital-backed company sell its Australian wind projects to another.
A joint venture to provide online training and qualifications in partnership with a Victorian university is now majority-owned by SEEK.
The deal has been sealed for the multimillion-dollar purchase of Pascoe’s Group by a plastics packaging company.
Four new magistrates have been appointed to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria.
A Sydney silk, who spent a number of years working as a computer programmer for a London law firm, has been named as the next NSW Supreme Court judge.
A new judge has been appointed in the Northern Territory, the first female Local Court judge to be based in Alice Springs in 10 years.
A new committee chaired by former chief justice of the High Court of Australia Robert French AC will uncover “systemic flaws” in access to justice.
If you want to discover the path to a dream career in law, you have to actively go in search of it, a recent graduate and Fulbright scholarship recipient has said.
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.
Relive the highlights from Lawyers Weekly’s inaugural Corporate Counsel Awards.
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.
The first place in Clyde & Co’s Australian Art Award has gone to a conceptual bronze cast sculpture.
The federal government’s move to reduce the time that asylum seekers have to lodge protection visa applications is an affront to the principle of access to justice, NSW Young Lawyers have said.
Rhodes scholar, champion lifesaver, legal author, bored kid in kindy – the extraordinary beginnings of Justice James Edelman.
A panel of Victorian lawyers has spoken about the state’s recent Royal Commission into Family Violence and the prevalence of family violence experienced by women in the prison population.
An Australian law firm has raised over $22,000 for a not-for-profit organisation, which is committed to changing the culture and behaviour that lead to violence against women and children.