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3 Sep 2019
‘We are in the age of the regulator’
Implementing regulatory reform is on top of the agenda for almost all professionals in the governance space, according to new research. ...
Kirsty Silbert
3 Sep 2019
Emerging commercial fields an opportunity for junior legal counsel
It is challenging to ingratiate one’s self into a developing market, but it may also provide an ideal chance for a young in-house lawyer to step up,...
Michael Kirby
3 Sep 2019
‘The battle of the church’: Religious laws and injustices of LGBTIQ freedoms
The LGBTIQ community is fighting a “battle at the level of the church”, especially when this battle extends into laws governed by religious freedo...
3 Sep 2019
Barristers must ‘embrace digital’ or be left behind
As a whole, the legal profession is running the risk of being left behind by technological advancements, and barristers – especially senior ones –...
3 Sep 2019
Firm shines light on latest gig economy fiasco
An employment law firm has highlighted the difficulties in a new matter involving the gig economy – this time concerning a former Deliveroo driver w...
3 Sep 2019
Leo Cussen opens new premises
Legal education provider Leo Cussen Centre for Law has formally opened the doors of its new premises in Melbourne’s CBD, with the assistance of the ...
2 Sep 2019
Attacks on Victorian magistrate are ‘misconceived and ill-informed’
Political posturing should never be able to diminish the independence of the judiciary and the guiding principles of justice and fairness, argues one ...
2 Sep 2019
‘A workplace where ideas can be cultivated’: How MinterEllison became 2019’s most attractive firm
The 2019’s most attractive firm for legal professionals, MinterEllison, shares how they have made it to the number one spot for lawyers seeking new ...
2 Sep 2019
Lawyers express concern with draft Religious Freedom Bill
Following the release of proposed legislation from Attorney-General Christian Porter, lawyers and legal advocacy groups have weighed in on the draft R...
2 Sep 2019
What’s the deal with prorogation?
The political and legal plot has thickened in the UK in the past week, writes Emma Guest. ...
2 Sep 2019
Software company advised on ASX listing
Irish software company FINEOS has been advised by Clayton Utz on its successful listing on the Australian Stock Exchange. ...
2 Sep 2019
ALA says charges against ACT A-G must be dropped as tensions build
Amid the increasing public outrage over Australia’s ongoing handling of the Bernard Collaery and Witness K case, the Australian Lawyers Association ...
30 Aug 2019
Younger lawyers are the least satisfied of all
The results from the 2019 Legal Firm of Choice Survey are in, and Momentum Intelligence head of research Michael Johnson joins host Jerome Doraisamy o...
30 Aug 2019
Slater and Gordon to be hit with counterclaim
Watchstone Group is set to serve and file an amended defence and counterclaim against the UK arm of Slater and Gordon for damages of at least £63 mil...
30 Aug 2019
HWL Ebsworth confirms upcoming merger
HWL Ebsworth Lawyers has confirmed it will combine with another Australian law firm before the end of the year. ...
30 Aug 2019
Why lawyers should do pole dancing
More legal professionals are doing pole dancing than you might think, and are gleaning professional physical, and emotional benefits in the process, a...
30 Aug 2019
Top-tier firm breaks down key learnings from court cases
In a key learnings report of cases from the last 12 months, a top-tier law firm broke down what to expect of courts in major contractual decisions. ...
30 Aug 2019
Draft Religious Freedom Bill intends to be a ‘shield’, not a ‘sword’
Attorney-General Christian Porter yesterday released the draft version of the Religious Freedom Bill, which he said intended to prevent discrimination...
30 Aug 2019
How family lawyers should handle the ‘grey divorce’
A Brisbane family law specialist has spoken out about the issues around older couples divorcing – or, a “grey divorce” – and what solicitors s...
30 Aug 2019
International human rights legislation app launches in Vietnam
An app designed to allow users to quickly and easily access and navigate international human rights legislation has launched in Vietnam. ...
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As the Israel Folau saga drags on, it is clear that – in accordance with employment law – the sa...