Pinsent Masons' recently launched Australian office will have a narrow infrastructure focus, with the firm citing a groundswell of work in this sector domestically and in the Asia-Pacific region.
A boutique insurance firm has developed an expansion strategy that responds to their clients' demands, leading it to have an on-the-ground presence in five mainland states.
Getting your hands on the right legal document template can speed up the drafting process, but few online tools offer bespoke precedents, says a principal at Jucha Legal.
The top tier’s focus on megadeals has created an opening for smaller players in more modest M&A transactions, one boutique head has claimed.
As the fallout from the Ashley Madison website hack continues, employers should consider their options if their employees are implicated, write Nicholas Duggal and Lily Fordyce
Two firms have advised on Hanson Construction Materials' acquisition of Rocla’s sand quarry business, Rocla Quarry Products.
Two firms advised on First State Super's first agricultural investment in Australia in the form of a sale and leaseback agreement with Select Harvests.
Two firms have advised on the launch of health and wellness company Vitaco’s IPO, with JP Morgan and Citigroup as joint lead managers and underwriters.
A major firm has advised the Nexus Infrastructure consortium on its winning bid to oversee the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing Project.
Trial delay in the NSW District Criminal Court has increased significantly since 2007, which could be counteracted by appointing more judges and defence lawyers, according to a new report.
The work of mediators will be defined as "barristers' work" if proposed changes to the Queensland Barristers’ Conduct Rules get the green light.
There should be no substantive change to the current system permitting silks to choose between QC or SC in Victoria, a new report has concluded.
Western Australia and Queensland do not intend to follow NSW’s lead in upping security by permitting police to wear guns in court, but discussions are underway in Victoria.
The Law Council of Australia has labelled public attacks on royal commissioner Justice Dyson Heydon "unacceptable", urging concerned parties to take action through official channels.
To get noticed at work, lawyers – particularly women – need to learn to self-promote and boost their visibility, a performance consultant has urged.
New recruits are often told pulling all-nighters is par for the course, but one young lawyer offers a different perspective.
Having niche interests or an unusual resume can help further your legal career, a former Australian Law Awards winner believes.
Lawyers with awards to their name are more likely to catch the eye of recruiters and impress potential employers, says G2 Legal director Daniel Stirling.
Young lawyers from private practice and in-house were recognised for their outstanding achievements at a gala event in Sydney on Friday 5 June.
Being a lawyer is hard – but that’s the best thing about it, according to some of Lawyers Weekly 30 under 30 finalists.
Lawyers Weekly editor Leanne Mezrani looks at the top legal stories of the month.
Demand for lawyers from Australia and New Zealand has surged, according to senior legal recruiters.
Lawyers will leave the office and hit the racetrack in a charity bike riding event for cancer this week.
Salvos Humanitarian Legal has launched an online crowdfunding project to help keep a family together in Australia.
Taking the stand as a witness can be a terrifying affair, particularly if you are confronting your attacker, but a comforting nuzzle from the courthouse Labrador can make the experience a little easier.
Divorce lawyers could be hit with a surge in business following the release of data stolen from a dating site for married people wanting an affair.