About Lawyers Weekly

Lawyers Weekly is the authoritative source of independent news, analysis and opinion about the practice of law in Australia.

Published daily, and reaching over 130,000 lawyers, www.lawyersweekly.com.au is the essential resource for news, business and market developments for legal businesses and practitioners — both corporate and in-house.

In addition to its digital platform and awards, including the 30 Under 30, Australian Law Awards and Women in Law Awards, the monthly Lawyers Weekly print magazine brings the best of in-depth reporting and feature writing to leaders in the profession.

Lawyers Weekly not only takes pride in its news-breaking reporting, but also in its active role in shaping and progressing the way legal business is conducted in Australia.

 

LAWYERS WEEKLY EVENTS


AUSTRALIAN LAW AWARDS

The Australian Law Awards is the pinnacle awards program for the nation’s legal profession, recognising the outstanding work being done across major legal practice areas, brilliance at the bar, legal in-house powerhouses, innovators and various firm-led pro bono programs.


PARTNER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

The prestigious Partner of the Year Awards showcases outstanding performance by partners, or partner equivalent, across individual practice areas within the Australian legal industry.


30 UNDER 30 AWARDS

Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 recognises excellence in young lawyers across Australia. Achieving 30 Under 30 status offers the springboard for career progression, giving industry-wide recognition for professional competency while highlighting a passion for the law and dedication for personal advancement.


WOMEN IN LAW AWARDS

The Women in Law Awards recognises the excellence among Australia’s top female legal practitioners. This event provides recognition for the women leading the way in the industry.


CORPORATE COUNSEL SUMMIT AND AWARDS

The Lawyers Weekly Corporate Counsel Summit and Awards sets the benchmark for professional development, achievement and networking. Providing a wealth of experience and practical tips to help drive success in a changing legal landscape, the Corporate Counsel Summit is an immersive full-day conference that brings together leading in-house legal leaders from global brands. In the evening, the venue will transform into the Corporate Counsel Awards, providing a unique opportunity to celebrate with the top-performing in-house lawyers at a national level.


BOUTIQUE LAW SUMMIT

The Boutique Law Summit is a one-day event that has been specifically designed for boutique law firms that are looking to adopt groundbreaking business practices and cutting-edge technology to maximise their competitive edge. This summit has been specifically designed to respond to the needs of those leading and working in boutique law firms with a treasure trove of take-home, practical strategies, tips and tools on business and profile building to have a positive impact on your business’s growth and future.


LAWYERS WEEKLY WEBCASTS

With its own in-house studio, Lawyers Weekly uses live-streaming technology to produce and distribute webcasts to audiences around Australia. These enable partners to expand their audience reach through informative, engaging and interactive content. Audiences can watch live on any device and interact through a live chat.

MEET OUR TEAM


Commercial

Emma Ryan

Will Magee

Director – Commercial Growth Law | Defence | Security
Momentum Media
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0401 752 787

William is an experienced sales executive with extensive knowledge working in government and policy-related industries. He has worked closely with numerous organisations, from large multinationals to government and the SME sector, to support business growth initiatives. He has a track record of developing marketing and event partnerships that position companies as market leaders and assist in business growth and revenue generation. William is ideally positioned to support defence businesses and manufacturers to translate their technical capabilities and products into marketable activities that connect with customers.

Emma Ryan

Rory Fitzgerald

Media Strategist | Legal Direct
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+61 2 8025 2010

Content

Emma Ryan

Emma Ryan

Deputy Head of Content, Momentum Media
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Emma has worked for Momentum Media since 2015, and has since been responsible for breaking some of the biggest stories in corporate Australia – including across the legal, mortgages, real estate and wealth industries. Additionally, Emma has launched several additional sub-brands and events, driven by a passion to deliver quality and timely content to audiences through multiple platforms. Prior to joining Momentum Media, Emma worked in breakfast radio, delivering news to the Central West region of New South Wales, before taking on a radio journalist role for Southern Cross Austereo, based in Townsville, North Queensland. She graduated from Charles Sturt University with a Bachelor of Communications (Journalism).

Operations

Russell Stephenson

Russell Stephenson

Director – Commercial Growth, Momentum Media
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+61 2 9922 3300

Russell is a media executive with a career spanning 15+ years working across a range of professional sectors, including marketing, mortgages, real estate, wealth, legal and small-to-medium enterprises. He is the commercial growth director at Momentum Media, where he develops and implements strategies with the aim of accelerating growth, realising business outcomes and capitalising on new market opportunities.

Blair Dods

Blair Dods

Head of Engineering, Momentum Media
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Blair has over 20 years’ experience in the online sector, graduating from university with a Bachelor of Commerce in the late 1990s. Working in marketing, product development and management roles for start-ups as well as established media brands in New Zealand, UK, Germany and Australia, Blair has developed extensive knowledge across all facets of digital technology. With deep technical experience combined with a commercial mindset, Blair leads the development of digital platforms at Momentum Media.

Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

Head of Momentum Intelligence Unit,
Momentum Media

Michael leads Momentum Media’s audience growth and intelligence department, the Momentum Intelligence Unit, and is responsible for delivering internal and external stakeholders with rich audience insights and analysis. His expertise as a Chartered Accountant, data analyst and market research professional has been critical to delivering real-world insights to Australia’s largest financial institutions, corporates and professional services firms. The insights and analysis generated from the Momentum Intelligence Unit drive deeper audience engagement and growth across Momentum Media’s brands.

Jennifer Hardy

Jennifer Hardy

Head of Event Production, Momentum Connect
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Jennifer leads the events production team at Momentum Connect, helping to deliver over 80 large scale events across Momentum Media’s multiple specialist brands within the defence, space, wealth, law, finance and business sectors. In this capacity, she also supports a range of external organisations as an independent events agency, helping businesses to think, act and engage like a professional media company. Her contribution to the development of the events Ballroom Platform saw Momentum ranked as one of the Australian Financial Review’s Most Innovative Companies 2020. Prior to joining Momentum, Jennifer worked in financial services within funds management and global investment banking in London. She holds a Bachelor of business management specialising in event management.

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Lyndsey Fall

Media Production Manager, Momentum Media
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Lyndsey has 11 years’ experience working in media production. Following her Master’s degree in Journalism, she worked across a set of political and public policy magazines in England as a journalist, subeditor and as production manager. Lyndsey has worked at Momentum Media for the past four years heading up the production department and managing the development of its award-winning magazines, including Australian Aviation and World of Aviation, web portals and suite of highly-ranked podcasts.

Keith Ford

Keith Ford

Senior Production Editor, Momentum Media
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Keith is an experienced digital and print subeditor, having worked in business-to-business media for nine years across a diverse range of industries, including finance, professional services, mortgages, law, defence and aerospace. He joined Momentum Media in 2016 and has worked on a number of the business’ brands, as well as leading the subediting team. Keith previously worked as a journalist in the broadcast and film technology space and has a Bachelor of Communications and Media Studies.

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About Momentum Media

Momentum Media (www.momentummedia.com.au) has been equipping Australia’s corporate, investor and business sectors with market and business intelligence for over a decade.

Across an integrated business supported by digital, events, live streaming, broadcast, content-on-demand, research, print and social platforms, we are guided by a fundamental principal: Be better informed.

Better informed readers, listeners, viewers, event participants, advertisers, sponsors and commercial partners, government and policy decisionmakers.

This mission for informing, educating and inspiring drives us to build more engaged communities, delivering greater leadership to the markets we connect with and forging closer relationships with our audiences.

Being at the forefront of media innovation, backed by a pioneering spirit, has been central to Momentum Media’s growth.

We’re an evolving, forward-thinking business based on a purpose that supports corporate Australia and the markets critical to our nation’s economic prosperity. We’re also focused on delivering exceptional value to our commercial partners.

We continually adapt to rapidly changing marketplaces; we’re a fluid media business, unshackled to any particular technology, channel or tone of communication.

With a monthly reach spanning over a million professionals, high-net-worth individuals and business owners, we’re connected to the rapidly changing preferences and attitudes of our communities – and we’re making a positive contribution for them to thrive.

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