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18 Jun 2019
How to do in-house legal work in your passion area
There are a number of ways that one can transition across to in-house legal work that is more in line with one’s political, ethical or moral ways of...
Susan Jones
18 Jun 2019
G+T recruits in-house head
 Gilbert + Tobin has wooed a lawyer from the in-house antitrust space, appointing a new special counsel in its competition and regulation team. ...
18 Jun 2019
EY partner goes back to private practice
HopgoodGanim Lawyers has secured the services of a partner from accounting firm EY to head up its national tax practice. ...
18 Jun 2019
Half-yearly cyber considerations for corporate counsel
As we count down to the halfway mark for 2019, we take stock of current developments in the cyber risk landscape, and signpost upcoming changes that c...
18 Jun 2019
Lawyer X and Victoria Police slammed in ex-cop’s RC testimony
The latest public hearings into the Lawyer X royal commission have kicked off, with former drug squad detective Paul Dale suggesting extreme corrupti...
18 Jun 2019
Criminal justice system struggling with sexual assault
A lack of continuity and communication between the different stages of criminal justice is throwing up a number of barriers to sexual assault survivor...
18 Jun 2019
‘Absolute gun’ joins HBA Legal
HBA Legal has appointed a new senior associate, boosting its capabilities in the Brisbane legal insurance market. ...
18 Jun 2019
CBP appoints new pro bono head
Colin Biggers & Paisley has named a new head of pro bono and responsible business to the firm. ...
18 Jun 2019
How to ensure your business is cyber resilient
A cyber expert has shed light on the small things businesses can be doing to ensure they're adequately protected from cyber criminals. ...
18 Jun 2019
We need an Australian Charter of Rights
Australia is the only Western liberal democracy without a federal charter of rights. The unprecedented federal police raids on our media and the Morri...
18 Jun 2019
Watford FC finalises multimillion-dollar shirt sponsor deal
English Premier League team Watford Football Club has had a new sponsorship transaction facilitated by a Melbourne-based boutique law firm. ...
17 Jun 2019
Former GC sentenced after giving false or misleading information to ASIC
A former general counsel who admitted to giving false or misleading information to the corporate watchdog has been sentenced in the Brisbane Magistr...
17 Jun 2019
Financial fitness for young lawyers
Emerging legal professionals must ensure they are on top of their financials from the outset, if they are to achieve their personal goals, argues one ...
17 Jun 2019
Sole practitioner guilty on 5 grounds of professional misconduct
A New South Wales-based practitioner has been found guilty on five grounds of professional misconduct and five grounds of unsatisfactory professional ...
17 Jun 2019
Unless you’re speaking on behalf of a firm, you should be able to have your views
The idea that lawyers should be considered brand ambassadors for their employers at all times would be perverse, argues Maurice Blackburn partner Josh...
17 Jun 2019
Wesfarmers explores online retail with acquisition
Wesfarmers is acquiring online retailer Catch Group Holdings in a move that complements Wesfarmers’ existing businesses, according to the firm advis...
17 Jun 2019
Australian renewables drive confident investment
Enthusiasm for investment in Australian renewables is high, thanks in part to political and regulatory stability as well as legal certainty, according...
17 Jun 2019
How interoperability is affecting lawyers
The concept of interoperability is making headway in the legal profession, with numerous benefits being cited by the nation’s industry bodies. ...
14 Jun 2019
Financial performance, discrimination and other issues within partnership ranks
As EOFY approaches, money generated for the partnership is a hot topic. But, across the calendar year, what other issues do partners have to contend w...
14 Jun 2019
Global firm nabs 5 partners from NRF
A global firm has recruited five partners from Norton Rose Fulbright for its Australian corporate practice. ...
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New Brisbane partner for Thomson Geer
Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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Jul 25 2018
WA’s Law Access appoints new company director and chairman
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Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
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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...
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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...
May 20 2019
‘I’d rather lick the floor of a bus than talk to a law student’
The unattainable and exclusive brilliance of the legal profession is a constellation made up of very...