Powered by MOMENTUM MEDIA
Australian Legal News for Lawyers - Lawyers Weekly
Exclusive

Website Notifications

Get notifications in real-time for staying up to date with content that matters to you.

News

25 Jun 2019
Why in-house teams need litigation specialists
Recruiters are seeing a rise in the number of in-house litigation roles, which can be seen as both a proactive and reactive strategy in light of natio...
25 Jun 2019
What you need to know when reporting on your legal department
Issuing a report about the goings-on of an in-house team presents an opportunity to provide with stakeholders and articulate, analyse, share critical...
25 Jun 2019
Zero-day attacks, red teaming and other cyber concerns
There are a myriad cybersecurity issues that legal departments must concern themselves with, with proactivity being key to the safety of a business’...
25 Jun 2019
What’s a blockchain? A lawyer’s guide: Part one
Blockchain and decentralised ledger technology has been growing increasingly in prominence as more and more start-ups, enterprises and governments aro...
25 Jun 2019
Reflections on adopting a legal ops mindset
Instead of emerging as a separate corner of the legal marketplace as a whole, legal ops is more about being able to adapt to the modern workplace and ...
25 Jun 2019
WA lawyers to feel effect of proposed class actions regime
A new bill to enact a class actions regime is set to be introduced in Western Australia’s state parliament this week, with hopes it will increase a...
25 Jun 2019
Giving back: Community the heart of lawyer’s volunteer work
According to Peter Le, a career in law has been able to help him help others. ...
25 Jun 2019
SA Law Society calls in state budget ignored
Several funding requests outlined in the Law Society of South Australia’s state budget submission have been overlooked, with priority given instead ...
25 Jun 2019
PwC Legal works with WorleyParsons
ASX-listed WorleyParsons has acquired the Jacobs Engineering Group’s energy, chemicals and resources division. ...
25 Jun 2019
‘Very disappointing’: Folau responds to GoFundMe page being pulled
Fundraising platform GoFundMe has “buckled to demands against the freedom of Australians” by pulling the campaign to raise funds for Israel Folau...
25 Jun 2019
EAGLEGATE onboards FWC associate
A Brisbane-based boutique firm has named a new IP lawyer in its ranks. ...
24 Jun 2019
WA to remove age barriers for sexual abuse claims
Western Australia has tabled legislation to resolve technical and age-specific impediments to sexual abuse claims as part of a crackdown on child sexu...
24 Jun 2019
Finalists revealed for 2019 Australian Law Awards
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with UNSW Law, is pleased to announce that finalists have been selected for this year’s Australian Law Awards. ...
24 Jun 2019
Global firm acquires team of 16 to expand Aussie scope
A global law firm has scooped up a director and her team as it plans to bolster its Australia-based banking and finance arm. ...
24 Jun 2019
Men more likely to perceive progress on gender equality in law than women
According to new research, there is a large disparity in perception by gender on the level of progress in advancing equality in the legal profession a...
24 Jun 2019
Aussie IPO market ranks globally
Australia’s IPO activity in the first six months of 2019 is tracking well despite a marked drop in capital raising globally, according to a new repo...
24 Jun 2019
WA expands Coroner’s capabilities
Western Australia has made a new appointment to its Coroner’s Court in a bid to reduce a case backlog in the state, the Attorney-General has said. ...
24 Jun 2019
Cannabis company acquires ASX-listed medicinal offering
MinterEllison is acting as Australian counsel on a Canadian-listed company’s purchase of Australian-based medicinal cannabis company, Creso Pharma. ...
24 Jun 2019
Canadian miner swoops on WA resourcing
A Canadian mining company has acquired Western Australia’s Higginsville gold operations from Westgold Resources. ...
21 Jun 2019
Breaking away from the ‘boys club’ in law
Why one lawyer set out to support women in business: Jerome chats with Courtney Bowie. ...
FROM THE WEB
Recommended by Spike Native Network
more from lawyers weekly
Sundaresh Menon
Jul 24 2019
Singapore’s Chief Justice reflects on convergence with Australia
In remarks delivered to Australian barristers, Singaporean Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon SC outlined...
Jul 23 2019
The Secret Sauce for Startup Success – An Integrated IP Framework
Promoted by ipervescence.In the recipe for startup success, intellectual property is a key ingredien...
Jul 23 2019
Should law students make 5-year plans?
My experiences lead me to ponder whether it’s worth investing our time in crafting opportunities ...
APPOINTMENTS
Brisbane partner, Thomson Geer
Jul 26 2018
New Brisbane partner for Thomson Geer
Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
 appoints new company director and chairman
Jul 25 2018
WA’s Law Access appoints new company director and chairman
Western Australia’s legal pro bono referral service Law Access is welcoming the announcement of a ...
Appointed, handshake
Jun 26 2018
Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
Crown prosecutor Glen Cash QC has been appointed to the District Court of Queensland and will presid...
opinion
Jul 23 2019
Should law students make 5-year plans?
My experiences lead me to ponder whether it’s worth investing our time in crafting opportunities ...
Jun 19 2019
Flexible work is the foundation for healthy, inclusive law firms
Will change in the legal profession be embraced as an opportunity to create workplaces where our peo...
Peter Wilkinson
May 31 2019
The smarts of using social media
The debate following the Israel Folau debacle has generated a lot of thoughtless advice on the use o...