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Heard it first? Lawyers Weekly’s top 5 podcasts for 2018

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Heard it first? Lawyers Weekly’s top 5 podcasts for 2018

As the end of 2018 draws ever closer, Lawyers Weekly reflects on the podcast topics that caught the attention of the profession.

While reading the news is unlikely to go out of style, sometimes you do crave a little conversation.

That’s why Lawyers Weekly strives to make podcasts interesting, in-depth and informal.

Covering topics as varied as whistleblowing, studying, rugby, mental health, the judiciary and ethics, and everything in between, our podcasts aim to entertain, inspire, educate and inform. 


Our valued audience has voted with their ears; here are Lawyers Weekly’s most listened to podcasts for 2018.

5. How mentoring makes you a better lawyer

Clayton Utz special counsel, and Lawyers Weekly award winner, Jennifer Harris discusses the importance of mentoring for both the mentee and the mentor, and how it is crucial for personal and professional development.

4. Talking technology

Lawyers Weekly’s director, Phil Tarrant, is joined by a panel of experts to cover the biggest challenges currently faced by in-house teams and legal departments and the role technology can play as an enabler for deliverance of a more agile service.

3. AI and the future of law firms

The acting CEO of McCarthyFinch, and former chief digital officer at MinterEllisonRuddWatts, Nick Whitehouse chats with Lawyers Weekly’s Jerome Doraisamy in Auckland, New Zealand, about the state of legal tech, where the legal profession is at and what innovations and opportunities exist on the horizon.

2. How ethical are lawyers in the eyes of Australians?

Special guests Catherine Maxwell FGIA (executive manager, policy and advocacy at Governance Institute), Dr Deen Sanders OAM (partner, Deloitte) and Rosemary Sainty FGIA (academic, UTS Business School), discuss and reflect on the results of the Ethics Index, as produced by the Governance Institute of Australia.

1. How in-house counsel are impacting the broader legal market

For the launch of Lawyers Weekly’s Corporate Counsel title, non-executive director of Marist180, Claire Bibby, and founder of SmartWomen Connect, Fiona Craig, discuss the issues and challenges facing the profession, as well as how best to navigate technological change, and evolve collaborative relationships with BigLaw and boutique firms.

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