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18 Apr 2019
Podcast: Where we’re at with industrial relations
In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Colin Biggers & Paisley partner, Paul O’Halloran. ...
Nicole Murdoch
18 Apr 2019
Boutique firm calls out pollies ahead of federal election
Political parties are not fully grasping the reality of hustings now taking place online, as evidenced by a recent Liberal National Party blunder, an ...
Fiona McLeod
18 Apr 2019
‘I’m a problem-solver and a persuader’: McLeod
Speaking from the campaign trail in the Victorian electorate of Higgins, Fiona McLeod SC told Lawyers Weekly how her career at the bar has positioned ...
18 Apr 2019
Young lawyers must advise on combating sexual harassment in law
Junior practitioners are at the coalface, thereby making them more in touch with the ins and outs of the professional services environment. As such, t...
18 Apr 2019
CBP appoints transport and logistics lawyer
Colin Biggers & Paisley has appointed a new senior associate in its Brisbane transport and logistics team. ...
18 Apr 2019
Saudi company advised on acquisition of WA farmland
The Saudi Agricultural Livestock Investment Company has been advised on its acquisition of over 200,000 hectares of farmland in Western Australia’s ...
18 Apr 2019
IPH head spills on the ASX-listed firm proposition
The managing director and chief executive officer of IPH Limited has opened up on its position in the local market and why its offer to acquire Xenith...
18 Apr 2019
West African Resources dips into facility agreement
King & Wood Mallesons has advised a Taurus Mining collective on its provision of a syndicated facility agreement to West African Resources Limited...
17 Apr 2019
‘Flexible lawyer’ firm shares why remote work is gaining popularity
A newly launched contract lawyer business has opened up on the reasons why those taking “location agnostic” approaches are nabbing top industry ta...
17 Apr 2019
Should clients be able to track their matters like a pizza delivery?
Law firms need to be technology companies these days because it is what clients expect from their customer journey, argues a legal tech entrepreneur. ...
17 Apr 2019
Easter putting an onus on employers
As Easter approaches, it’s important to give consideration to those who may not celebrate the religious event in the workplace, says a Victorian emp...
17 Apr 2019
Courts release new Family Violence Plan
The Family Court of Australia and the Federal Circuit Court of Australia have released a new Family Violence Plan, which aims to provide a “comprehe...
16 Apr 2019
What does a future in-house lawyer look like?
The disruption occurring across companies and law firms the world over is creating a raft of opportunities for new lawyers coming through and requirin...
16 Apr 2019
The surge of the ALSP
The rise of alternative legal services providers is changing the ways in-house teams approach a number of everyday tasks, and is shaking up the legal ...
16 Apr 2019
GCs expect more from commercial relationships
New research indicates that, with increasing demands placed upon general counsel to take more strategic and commercial approaches to their work, law ...
16 Apr 2019
Australian in-house viability on the rise
Swelling in-house counsel ranks in Australia and increasing internal legal service delivery are driving the sophistication of legal service purchasers...
16 Apr 2019
Corporate crime inquiry reference terms released
The terms of reference for the corporate crime inquiry being held by the Australian Law Reform Commission have been released by the Attorney-General. ...
16 Apr 2019
Western Sydney solicitor reprimanded for professional misconduct
The principal of Liverpool-based firm NSW Compensation Lawyers has been reprimanded and ordered to pay costs after being found to have engaged in prof...
16 Apr 2019
‘Accelerate growth as a business owner and entrepreneur’: LinkedIn founder to front BLS
The founder and managing director of LinkedIn Australia and New Zealand has been named the keynote speaker at this year's Boutique Law Summit. ...
16 Apr 2019
Rush defamation case shouldn’t affect #metoo
The Geoffrey Rush defamation case outcome is not a blow against the #metoo movement despite media commentary surrounding the decision, according to an...
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Mar 12 2019
An open letter to my sons following International Women’s Day
Law Squared associate director Catherine Brooks penned an open letter to her sons, Remington and Ray...