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30 May 2019
Non-lawyer roles an opportunity for brave lawyers
Pigeon-holed lawyers have to be braver about going out and doing other things they are capable of thanks to their legal education, according to a lawy...
Michael Byrnes
30 May 2019
Can lawyers discuss their mental health issues on social media?
With conversations about psychological distress, anxiety and depression becoming increasingly prominent in the legal marketplace, it is important to u...
Keith Tan
30 May 2019
ASX engineering company to be sold for $100m
MinterEllison has advised ASX-listed Legend Corporation on its acquisition by Adamantem Capital. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
30 May 2019
How lawyers can ask for a pay rise
With more than half of Australians listing a salary increase as their career priority this year, and almost half intending to ask their boss for a rai...
30 May 2019
Canadian company acquires 80% of Australian aluminum manufacturer
NASDAQ and TSX-listed company BRP Inc has been advised on its acquisition of four-fifths of Telwater Pty Ltd. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
28 May 2019
Firms respond to Maurice Blackburn AMP class action victory
Rivals of Maurice Blackburn’s AMP shareholder class action have issued statements responding to the NSW Supreme Court’s decision to let the plaint...
28 May 2019
Pay gap perception alive in law
A new survey has revealed there is still a perception of there being a gender pay gap in the legal profession. Write comment (7 Comments) ...
28 May 2019
Great Australian Bight drillers must learn from BP
A number of legal academics have cautioned against an ‘overconfident’ plan for oil drilling in the Great Australian Bight, citing catastrophic env...
28 May 2019
Dentons makes employment expert hire
Dentons has hired a new partner in its employment practice, bolstering the firm’s expertise in the area. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
28 May 2019
PwC’s Aussie head promoted to global role
PwC Legal’s Australian head has been appointed as the global leader for the big four’s legal services offering. Write comment (0 Comment...
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