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Lawyers, diversify skill-set
Sep 25 2018

More in-house lawyers set to diversify skill-set

With more legal work moving in-house, lawyers in the corporate sphere need to diversify their skill ...
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How to combat hesitancy when introducing a new in-house role
The head of legal operations at Gap Inc. has provided insight on how to navigate the idea of impleme...
Sep 25 2018
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Wellness for in-house lawyers is ‘not quite there yet’
When it comes to management of the health and wellbeing of lawyers in corporate counsel roles, progr...
Sep 25 2018
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APPOINTMENTS
Sep 25 2018
SafetyCulture appoints new head of legal
Australian workplace solutions technology company SafetyCulture has hired a new head of legal as par...
Legal body CEO resigns
Sep 25 2018
Legal body CEO resigns
The chief executive officer of one of nation’s legal bodies has handed in their resignation. ...
HSF corporate partner
Sep 24 2018
Pinsent Masons pinches HSF corporate partner
Pinsent Masons has announced the appointment of a new corporate partner, bolstering its energy resou...

 

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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. ...
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) about all the things no one will have the guts to tell you to your fac...
Tarnishes on my transcript
Why grades should have absolutely nothing to do with clerkships, or anything really, writes Monash law student Flynne Tytherleigh. ...

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How do we prepare law students for the future of legal work?
Sep 5 2018
“A law degree can take you anywhere.” Those were the words of a lecturer on the first day of my law degree in 2007, writes Josef co-foun...
What general counsel need to know about Dawn Raids
Aug 28 2018
Corporate misconduct has been firmly on the political agenda in recent months, writes Michael Milnes. ...
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deals
Money, Australian dollar, cash, share buy-back, Rio Tinto
Sep 26 2018
Rio Tinto disburses $4.4bn through share buy-back program
Allens have advised Rio Tinto on a $4.4 billion disbursement through a share buy-back program. ...
Sep 26 2018
Sydney Airport advised on $2.6bn road link
Global firm King & Wood Mallesons has advised Sydney Airport on Sydney Gateway, a high capacity ...
acquisiton, puzzle piece, Hassad and Macquarie
Sep 25 2018
Hassad and Macquarie agricultural investments ‘strategically repositioned’
Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Hassad Food Group on the merging of its Australian pastoral and cr...
wig & chamber
crime, jail, handcuffs
Sep 24 2018
NSW snapshots custodial sentence data
A report has highlighted the average imprisonment period for defendants incarcerated in the NSW judicial system, while capturing the average...
Scales of justice, Victorian Government, Magistrates’ Court of Victoria, Letizia Torres, Jacqueline Billings, Randall Kune and Stephen Ballek
Sep 21 2018
4 new appointments for Vic Magistrates Court
The Victorian government has announced the appointment of four new judges to the Magistrates Court of Victoria. ...
Retire, old couple, retirement age, NSW judicial
Sep 21 2018
NSW judicial retirement age to be lifted
NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman has announced the maximum retirement age for all judicial officers will increase by three years, from 72 ...
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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 25 2018
Innovating Intuitive Legal Research Solutions for Better Collaboration Outcomes
Promoted by Wolters Kluwer. Whilst many disruptive influences have created challenging business cond...
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...
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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...
Sep 3 2018
To all the clerkship applications I’ve cried over before
It is important for law students to ask themselves why they invest so much – physically and emotio...
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legal hackathon, competition, Murdoch University law student Kashmirra Thevar
Sep 26 2018
WA hosts first legal hackathon
Murdoch University law student Kashmirra Thevar has facilitated the western state’s first interdisciplinary legal hackathon.
Clayton Utz celebrates gender equality with Melbourne cocktail event
Clayton Utz has once again held its Momentum cocktail function to provide a platform for Australian leaders to talk on gender equality theme
KWM names recipients of inaugural $25k Art Prize
King & Wood Mallesons has officially declared the recipients of its inaugural Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art P
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