The founder of an Australian NewLaw provider has said that his personal experience and innovative business model give the firm an edge in attracting young entrepreneur clients.
The announcement that plans to cut funding for Australia’s community legal sector have been taken off the table in the next federal budget has been met with support across the profession.
The Australian Lawyers Alliance has backed the release of a report which stated that there is an “unacceptable lack of accountability and transparency” and a “culture of secrecy” on Nauru and Manus Island.
The new president of the Women’s Insolvency Network Australia has announced plans to increase gender equality in insolvency and restructuring, noting that there is still “room for improvement”.
At a recent seminar hosted by Lander & Rogers, Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James cautioned that advisers, including lawyers, are in her sights under section 550 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act), the accessorial liability provision, write Daniel Proietto and Cassie Brain.
Sydney Airport has been advised on a significant bank debt refinancing.
A national law firm has acted as the legal adviser for the NSW government in relation to the multibillion-dollar concession of Land and Property Information NSW.
An international investment firm has been advised on the acquisition of an Australian and New Zealand office supplies business.
A national firm has advised a coal company on its joint exploration and support agreement with a Japan-headquartered oil, gas and metals corporation.
A global firm has advised a private Australian company on the high-profile sale of a Canberra property.
The NSW government has named a former Supreme Court judge to lead the state’s revamped anti-corruption watchdog.
Justice Christopher Jessup has stepped down from the Federal Court bench, following more than a decade of judicial service.
Four days of oral reasons delivered by a presiding judicial officer may have been common place 200 years ago, but times have changed, a full bench of the NSW Supreme Court has found.
A leading Queen's Counsel has taken the reins from Justice Margaret McMurdo as president of the Queensland Court of Appeal.
The Victorian Bar Association has expressed thanks for the judicial service of Chief Justice Marilyn Warren AC, following news of her pending retirement from the bench.
A winter placement with the NSW Law Reform Commission has opened the world of policy up to one young student.
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.
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.
In the lead up to Anzac Day next week, one firm has dedicated its monthly dress-down day and fundraising morning tea to Legacy Brisbane.
Five law students from the University of Sydney have been crowned as champions for the 2017 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition in Washington.
Sydney lawyers may know the reality of the Downing Centre Court all too well, but a new 10-part docu-series is inviting viewers at home in on the action.
Witness support services in one NSW local court will trial the effect of having a furry friend close by for children and vulnerable victims who are navigating the justice system.
A tribute to colonial Australia’s first trailblazing businesswomen has taken out top honours at the Ashurst Business Literature Prize.