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‘Legal services is now a buyer’s market’Jul 28 2020

There are numerous factors currently driving whom corporate counsel procure legal services from, and right now, they have “choice and buyi

by Jerome Doraisamy

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Jul 28 2020‘Nonsensical’: Corporate misconduct not to blame for rise in class actions, says HSF

The notion that the growing frequency of shareholder class actions is due to an increase in corporat...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jul 28 2020‘Twiggy’ Forrest hires new GC

Prominent businessman and philanthropist Andrew “Twiggy” Forrest has appointed a general counsel...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jul 28 2020Gilead Sciences appoints new head of legal

Biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences has hired a new head of legal and compliance for Australia...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jul 27 2020Now is the time to amend ‘make good’ clauses

With commercial leasing arrangements undergoing significant change in the wake of COVID-19, the time...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Federal Court judge slams principal for ‘relentless’ sexual harassmentJul 27 2020

A principal solicitor, labelled a “lonely” and “despicable” man by the Federal Court, has been slammed for sexually harassing his em...

by Naomi Neilson

Pertinent lessons for lawyers from AOCJul 27 2020

When good men remain silent, their conduct enables others to abuse and degrade women without impunity, writes Larissa Andelman. ...

by Larissa Andelman

New Deputy Commonwealth Ombudsman namedJul 27 2020

The Morrison government has appointed a new Deputy Ombudsman to serve a five-year term. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

How one GC built an international fitness empireJul 27 2020

Former corporate lawyer Luke Guanlao, who decided to make the switch to entrepreneurship, has shared his journey on building an internationa...

by Tony Zhang

Requirement to wear a mask is legal and does not breach human rights, say expertsJul 27 2020

Legal experts have responded to claims that Victoria’s mask mandate breaches legal rights and argued that the direction to wear a face cov...

by Tony Zhang