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Oct 15 2018

Would text message-based therapy options work for young lawyers?

The prospect of picking up the phone and calling LawCare or EAP can be terrifying for many young law...
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Clyde & Co sacks partner for ‘inappropriate behaviour’
Following an internal investigation, global law firm Clyde & Co has parted ways with a partner a...
Oct 15 2018
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Bakers responds to ‘shortcomings’ identified in sexual harassment review
A special committee established by the leadership at Baker McKenzie recently completed its report on...
Oct 15 2018
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APPOINTMENTS
Barrister's wig
Oct 16 2018
Victoria names 3 new magistrates
Three experienced barristers have been appointed to the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria. ...
Coca-Cola
Oct 15 2018
Coca-Cola moves away from soft drink focus with Aus investment
Gilbert + Tobin has advised Coca-Cola Amatil on its joint acquisition alongside major shareholder, U...
Appointment of senior counsel
Oct 12 2018
Maddocks development team boosted with special counsel
Maddocks has appointed a new special counsel to its development team in the Melbourne office. ...

 

opinion
Legal education issues are highlighting vulnerability of students
A significant source of vulnerability in students is insufficient education concerning their rights, writes Australian Law Students’ Association vice president (educati...
Lawyers, please brush up on your knowledge of testamentary capacity
Recent case law together with anecdotal evidence show that solicitors need to be very careful when preparing wills for clients when capacity is in doubt, writes accredit...
Legal tech is the pacemaker our profession needs
Having a heart condition from such an early age has made me realise how crucial technology is to our future and success, writes Monash law student Flynne Tytherleigh. ...

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A letter to my law student self
Sep 26 2018
To my law student self (some 15 years or so ago), this is just a little letter to you (from me now) about all the things no one will have th...
Putting the 'T' into LGBTI workplace inclusion
Sep 24 2018
In a post-marriage equality world, there is a high risk that active support for LGBTI workplace inclusion initiatives will decline, writes D...
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deals
Broadcast microphone on the air
Oct 16 2018
Southern Cross Austereo becomes playout centre’s ‘largest’ customer
Maddocks has advised on a transaction which will see the outsourcing of Southern Cross Austereo’s ...
Coca-Cola
Oct 15 2018
Coca-Cola moves away from soft drink focus with Aus investment
Gilbert + Tobin has advised Coca-Cola Amatil on its joint acquisition alongside major shareholder, U...
workplace training
Oct 15 2018
SafetyCulture boosts workplace training with EdApp investment
LegalVision has advised workplace health and safety company SafetyCulture on its external investment...
wig & chamber
Female barrister
Oct 10 2018
NSW bar stats give insight into female barristers
The NSW Bar Association has released statistics to highlight the gender breakdown of those at the bar to coincide with its senior counsel ap...
NSW Bar, Barrister, senior counsel
Oct 8 2018
NSW Bar appoints 19 new senior counsel
Outgoing president of the NSW Bar Association Arthur Moses SC last week announced 19 barristers have been appointed to the level of senior ...
workload, backlogs, court reform
Oct 8 2018
‘Unrelenting workloads and significant backlogs’ driving need for court reform
A snapshot of the need for reform to the Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court has been delivered by the Honourable Chief...
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Sep 26 2018
A letter to my law student self
To my law student self (some 15 years or so ago), this is just a little letter to you (from me now) ...
Sep 20 2018
How to establish yourself as a sole practitioner
Technological advancements, social media and evolving methods of legal service delivery are all maki...
Sep 13 2018
How litigation funding can work for Corporates
Promoted by Augusta Ventures. Litigation funding enables companies to monetise valid commercial dis...
Aug 14 2018
In-house attraction
“Being in-house is a really nice way to be part of a business.” Those words, imparted by Electri...
Sponsored Features
Sep 19 2018
Cloud dictation – now with Australian-based hosting
Promoted by Philips. Tired of software updates and being tied to a computer? Experience unlimited mo...
Sep 10 2018
Finally, a dedicated finance broker for lawyers
Promoted by Legal Home Loans Legal Home Loans is the only finance and mortgage broking firm in Austr...
Aug 30 2018
The Staggering Injury Rates for Workers in Healthcare
Promoted by Taylor & Scott Lawyers. Healthcare professionals consistently place the wellbeing of...
careers
scales of justice, College of Law
Sep 28 2018
College of Law introduces ‘cutting-edge’ new program
The College of Law has announced the development of a new legal business degree commencing in 2019, ...
Legal technology, profession
Sep 25 2018
Legal tech is the pacemaker our profession needs
Having a heart condition from such an early age has made me realise how crucial technology is to our...
Law students, law degree, myth,
Sep 13 2018
The myth of the well-rounded law student
I’m proud to say that my biggest achievement is that I have gotten through nearly all of my law de...
new role, legal, lawyer, handshake
Sep 12 2018
Legal academic takes on new role
A legal profession with 20 years’ experience in competition and consumer law has departed her acad...
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Australian dollars
Oct 16 2018
Mills Oakley steps it out to raise funds
National law firm Mills Oakley have stepped up to take part in a challenge that sees it raise funds for the Cerebral Palsy Alliance.
Lawyer well-suited to dress other lawyers
A Melbourne businessman has used his past experiences as a lawyer to turn his attention instead to dressing them, in a career change he says
HSF celebrates 100 years of NSW women in law
Herbert Smith Freehills has recently celebrated the first 100 years of women in law in NSW, with a cocktail event in honour of the milestone
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