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21 May 2019
ANZ onboards new GC
ANZ has appointed a new group general counsel to oversee the bank’s global legal function. ...
Bond University
21 May 2019
Good governance in spotlight post-RCs
The risk of sitting on a board without adequate knowledge to properly fulfill the duties of a board member will be too great to take on the responsibi...
Howard Fyffe
21 May 2019
Proper data management enables significant ROI
Australian organisations are more than doubling their returns on the money they invest in data management, according to a report. ...
21 May 2019
New podcast for in-house counsel launching tomorrow
The team at Lawyers Weekly is pleased to announce a new podcast, The Corporate Counsel Show, will be launched tomorrow. ...
21 May 2019
Downer investing in waste transformations
DLA Piper has advised ASX-listed Downer on its 50 per cent interest acquisition of an Australian-based waste to resource business. ...
21 May 2019
Pros and cons of being a franchise lawyer
Like any practice area, franchise law presents its own set of opportunities and challenges. To uncover both, Lawyers Weekly spoke to an expert in the ...
21 May 2019
Bakers report shows shift in IPO market
A new report produced by Baker McKenzie has highlighted a shift in Asia-Pacific’s IPO market, with more companies waiting longer than ever to go pub...
21 May 2019
Disruption reverberating through legal ed
A ‘double-whammy’ of disruption to the legal industry and higher education is creating new challenges for those educating the next generation of l...
21 May 2019
LegalVision lawyer wins NSW Golden Gavel
A senior legal project manager from NewLaw firm LegalVision has won the “coveted” 2019 Golden Gavel Competition in NSW. ...
21 May 2019
Holding Redlich responds to death of former client, Bob Hawke
National firm Holding Redlich has paid tribute to the late and former prime minister of Australia, the Honourable Bob Hawke AC, following his passing ...
20 May 2019
Hicksons to ‘vigorously’ defend suit brought by former partner
National firm Hicksons Lawyers has responded to an application brought against it, by a former firm partner, under the Australian Human Rights Commiss...
20 May 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 real humans with very real problems, writes Flynn...
20 May 2019
Negligence suit against Shine Lawyers to remain in Rockhampton
A claim of negligence, brought by a former client of Shine Lawyers against the firm, will be heard in Rockhampton rather than Brisbane, the Supreme Co...
20 May 2019
Aus lawyers respond to damning findings in Us Too? report
Law societies and advocacy groups around Australia have described the prevalence of bullying and sexual harassment in the Australian legal profession ...
18 May 2019
Federal election results in: What it means for lawyers
The results of the 2019 federal election have been confirmed, with the legal community among those set to feel the effect. ...
17 May 2019
How political can lawyers get on social media?
In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Swaab partner Michael Byrnes. ...
17 May 2019
Why are rates of bullying and sexual harassment higher in Australian legal circles?
New findings reveal that levels of bullying and sexual harassment in legal workplaces in Australia are “significantly higher” than the global aver...
17 May 2019
Aussie firms announce amalgamation
Two Australian law firms have confirmed they will officially amalgamate, effective 1 July 2019. ...
17 May 2019
Integrity Commission will require bipartisanship and consultation to be effective
In order for the proposed National Integrity Commission to be functional and effective, it will require proper consultation, collaboration and biparti...
16 May 2019
The importance of self-determination in one’s legal career
Having greater control over the ways you work, and how you want to design your practice, allows you to better determine your legal vocational pathway ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...