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2 Sep 2005
Law firm tops donations league
MORE THAN a quarter of employees at law firm Taylor Wessing donate to charity through their monthly pay packet — thought to be one of the highes...
2 Sep 2005
NZ boutiques take market share
THE BOUTIQUE LAW firm in New Zealand is taking a big slice of legal work from larger firms that rely on brand positioning, because the small New Zeala...
2 Sep 2005
Top work no sweat for mid tier
WHILE THERE will always be room for a Freehills or an Allens Arthur Robinson, even generalist mid-tier firms are competing effectively in the current ...
2 Sep 2005
Archaic legal hiring slammed
THE LEGAL profession is lagging when it comes to choosing its graduates, according to a leading legal recruiter. Johnothan Naiman, CEO of Naiman Clark...
2 Sep 2005
Inside NAB’s nightmare
THE DEPTH of the cultural breakdown at National Australia Bank during last year’s rogue currency trading scandal was revealed last month by the man ...
2 Sep 2005
Lawyers told to ‘sweat the little things’
CLIENT RELATIONSHIPS took their rightful place in the limelight at the World Masters of Law Firm Management conference last week. Director and managin...
2 Sep 2005
Client time not an option
Managing partners often don’t follow closely enough what their practice groups are doing to develop and maintain their client relationships, a confe...
2 Sep 2005
Businesses warned not to rely on TPA
CLAYTON UTZ partner, Nick Miller, has warned prospective business owners, particularly franchisees, to make sure they have done their homework thorou...
29 Aug 2005
Firm launches email to go
SYDNEY LAW FIRM Gilbert + Tobin is set to take its practice mobile, implementing a range of wireless technology options that aim to make the lives of ...
29 Aug 2005
Leadership needs the X and Y factors
THE LEADERSHIP styles of Australian managers will have to change in order to attract and retain skilled Generation X and Y workers, a leading human re...
29 Aug 2005
Credit growth fears for Australian banking sector
FITCH RATINGS has ranked Australia's banking system as among the safest in the world, but there are fears that real exchange rate growth could be an i...
29 Aug 2005
Firms battle in tight market
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES firms face four significant changes to the way they run their business and approach client relationships, according to an intern...
29 Aug 2005
Coudert weighs up partner prospects
AS INTERNATIONAL law firm Coudert Brothers embarks on discussions regarding its inevitable closure, announced last week, all eyes are on the detail, a...
29 Aug 2005
Premier urged to act on justice issues
New South Wales’ new Premier must act to increase access to justice and remedy the State’s deteriorated legal infrastructure, a leader of the prof...
29 Aug 2005
Freehills cancels out technology risk
AS THE LAWYER’S illegible scrawl is replaced with email and Microsoft technology, law firms across Australia are becoming victims of an e-document c...
29 Aug 2005
Success expected for Winneke Cup
The annual Winneke Cup, to be held this Sunday, 28 August, promises to be a massive AFL and netball event. Minter Ellison, champions at last year’s...
19 Aug 2005
Try before they buy
Next week’s Queensland Law Students Careers Fair will be a brief chance for students to check out their employment options. And this year, the Stat...
19 Aug 2005
APRA moves may lead to insurer consolidation
THE AUSTRALIAN Prudential Regulation Authority’s (APRA’s) recent swathe of new insurance regulation could prompt further consolidation in the indu...
19 Aug 2005
Risk awards to open for business
NOMINATIONS FOR the Australian Risk Management Awards 2005 will open in the coming weeks, with this year’s event expected to be bigger and better th...
19 Aug 2005
ALP stokes ASX risk debate, but ASIC satisfied
THE FEDERAL Opposition wants the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) to step up its role in policing the application of the exchange’s principles of goo...
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