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

Website Notifications

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

News

1 Aug 2019
Bartier Perry, Logie-Smith Lanyon forge alliance to meet growing client demand
Australian law firms Bartier Perry and Logie-Smith Lanyon have confirmed they have forged a new alliance as a means to better service client demand. ...
High Court of Australia
1 Aug 2019
Marque Lawyers named legal rep in Frydenberg, Liu saga
Marque Lawyers has been confirmed as the legal representative acting on behalf of those who filed petitions in the High Court yesterday, alleging Fede...
Sydney street
1 Aug 2019
What lawyers should ask before making the switch
With competition for talent at a record high, lawyers are presented abundance of choice in terms of their employer, however, an expert in the space sa...
1 Aug 2019
Holding Redlich congratulates People’s Choice Award art winner
In its 21st year of partnering with a major arts exhibition, Holding Redlich has recognised a local artist on taking out this year’s People’s Choi...
1 Aug 2019
ALHR slams government move to repeal Medevac legislation
Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR) has condemned the federal government for seeking to repeal the Medevac legislation, noting its importance i...
1 Aug 2019
Young people turned away from free legal services due to demand increase
Despite a huge spike in young people seeking legal advice, the platforms available to them are struggling to manage the increase of interest and activ...
31 Jul 2019
Dentons to combine with another firm
Dentons has confirmed it has proposed a combination between it and a New Zealand-headquartered firm as it looks to become the “global dominant law f...
31 Jul 2019
Solicitor found guilty of two matters brought by NSWLS
The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal has found a solicitor guilty of professional misconduct and unsatisfactory professional conduct with respec...
31 Jul 2019
ALA welcomes proposed NSW abortion law changes
Advocacy groups, politicians and now legal bodies have voiced support for the proposed law change of NSW’s “archaic” and “inconsistent” abor...
31 Jul 2019
SA sees spike in workers' compensation cases
New figures from the Legal Services Commission of South Australia have found a sharp rise in the number of the state’s residents seeking help to dea...
31 Jul 2019
Victorian Law Reform Commission under new leadership
Attorney-General Jill Hennessy has confirmed a distinguished judge has taken over as the new chairperson of the Victorian Law Reform Commission. ...
30 Jul 2019
New GC and legal director named for fintech
A new general counsel and legal director have been appointed to the legal team of an international financial technology specialist. ...
30 Jul 2019
What tech are in-house teams spending their money on?
A new report has uncovered the most commonly used technology within corporate legal teams. ...
30 Jul 2019
NAB data breach sparks warning to others in financial services
Legal teams within financial services companies may want to be wary of their employer’s cyber security measures, following a major data breach occur...
30 Jul 2019
Tackling wellbeing concerns needs to start at the top
Alleviating mental health concerns and opening up honest dialogue should start at the top, according to a recent law wellbeing and mental health repor...
30 Jul 2019
Ex-Billabong boss struck off as lawyer
Billabong’s former CEO Matthew Perrin has been removed from the roll of legal practitioners in Queensland following an application brought by the Le...
30 Jul 2019
LCA partners with ATO to develop ‘balanced’ LPP protocol
The Law Council of Australia and the Australian Tax Office have confirmed they are working together to develop a new protocol tackling legal professio...
30 Jul 2019
‘Cyber security is not just the IT guy’s problem’
The head of the International Cyber Policy Centre has dispelled the idea that cyber security should be left in the hands of a business’ IT departmen...
29 Jul 2019
Moore Stephens Australia launches legal arm
Mid-tier accounting firm Moore Stephens Australia has confirmed it has rolled out a new legal services division. ...
29 Jul 2019
Students propose winning solutions to combat legal challenges
Teams of university students have been recognised for their work in solving two challenges set by the Supreme Court of NSW and the Law Society of NSW....
FROM THE WEB
Recommended by Spike Native Network
more from lawyers weekly
Tim Dillon
07:00
Local firms could face cyber challenges after High Court supports ATO’s use of leaked data
In August, Glencore lost its High Court battle against the Commissioner of Taxation to keep informat...
Rosemary Carlin
Sep 16 2019
Victorian County Court judge appointed
The Victorian Labour government appointed magistrate and coroner Rosemary Calin as a judge of the Co...
Kathryn Howard
Sep 12 2019
How to approach R U OK? Day in 2019
Noticing the little things can make all the difference when it comes to supporting friends and colle...
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
Tim Dillon
07:00
Local firms could face cyber challenges after High Court supports ATO’s use of leaked data
In August, Glencore lost its High Court battle against the Commissioner of Taxation to keep informat...
Kathryn Howard
Sep 12 2019
How to approach R U OK? Day in 2019
Noticing the little things can make all the difference when it comes to supporting friends and colle...
Nicholas Saady
Sep 11 2019
Say your prayers: what employment law tells us about the Folau case
As the Israel Folau saga drags on, it is clear that – in accordance with employment law – the sa...