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When and why will in-house teams choose NewLaw firms?

The reasons why in-house legal departments will utilise a NewLaw firm have evolved over the past year, but there remain numerous barriers to

by Jerome Doraisamy

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What advocacy for women in sport has taught Mary Konstantopoulos about her in-house work

For the founder of Ladies who League and Ladies who Legspin, being an advocate for better representa...

by Jerome Doraisamy

‘As a leader, I should be setting an example’: Q&A with Nicole Birman

In this conversation, carsales general counsel and company secretary Nicole Birman said that in-hous...

by Jerome Doraisamy

You’re never going to finish your to-do list, so stop sacrificing your health for it

Life as an in-house lawyer comes with its own unique professional challenges, and prioritising healt...

by Jerome Doraisamy

5 misconceptions about wellness in the workplace

There are some who remain sceptical, but more and more workplaces and GCs are increasingly acknowled...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Leave policies for women’s health: An undue workplace advantage, or a way to combat lost productivity?

If law firms are to implement leave policies for women’s health issues – that are potentially debilitating for sufferers and can impact ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Bondi Legal: ‘I’m not interested in inner peace, I’m a lawyer’

Last Friday night, Lawyers Weekly attended the 10th anniversary opening of Bondi Legal, a comedy about an anxiety-prone lawyer who is unexpe...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Law least likely to invest in security and password protection

Despite greater investment in privacy and security measures, employees are reporting they still have poor password habits that affect the co...

by Naomi Neilson

‘More work needs to be done’: Barristers respond to briefing gender disparity

Barristers across the country have welcomed the shrinking gap in briefings for males and females but proclaim that there is still a long way...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Solicitor guilty of professional misconduct after stealing $2m from firm

A Perth lawyer faces being struck off the roll for professional misconduct after stealing almost $2 million from her father’s firm and lyi...

by Naomi Neilson