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Lawyers believe they should lead in a crisisJun 30 2020

Communications professionals are too willing to disclose information in a crisis which may lead to liability or future litigation, new resea

by Jerome Doraisamy

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Jun 30 2020What’s the cost of missed risk?

According to new research, there is a substantial opportunity cost when big businesses have to delay...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jun 30 2020Becoming a cross-jurisdictional lawyer

While the future of Australia’s legal sector is, at present, uncertain, one thing is clear – the...

by Matthew Kay

Jun 30 2020$2bn granted to Australian legal assistance sector

A new partnership is set to distribute over $2 billion between all states and territories for Common...

by Emma Ryan

Jun 30 2020McCabe Curwood expands out west

Mid-tier firm McCabe Curwood has teamed up with a Perth-based SME, thereby expanding its national op...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Legal Services Commission responds to barrister conductJun 29 2020

Following the news that a Queensland barrister alleged criminality against an opposing client, the legal services commission has reinforced ...

by Naomi Neilson

Virtual hearings a win for BigLaw clientsJun 29 2020

Greater efficiency, lower costs and better client experience are all indicators that the rapid pace of change in the legal profession is to ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Digital literacy key to client service deliveryJun 29 2020

The new partner-in-charge of KWM’s Perth office is on a mission to deliver efficiencies and improved client outcomes through innovative ap...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Closed hearings for Collaery diminish faith in justice system, says LCAJun 29 2020

The invoking of national security interests in the case against Bernard Collaery shows that current laws tilt the balance too far away from ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Knee-jerk reactions in family law matters rarely, if ever, a good thingJun 29 2020

The behaviour of separated parents during COVID-19 is going to feature heavily in looming family law proceedings, say two practitioners. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy