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4 Aug 2017
New PLT player for Perth adds mentoring to the mix
There is new competition for practical legal education in Western Australia, with a Melbourne-based provider launching a new Perth offering to west co...
31 Jul 2017
Law school makes ‘significant’ cuts to student numbers
A “refocus” for legal education at the University of Queensland has been unveiled, with the annual intake for its law school reduced to afford it...
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27 Jul 2017
Virtual marketplace to bolster lawyers’ skills
An industry-first online symposium and virtual marketplace has issued a call to action to legal professionals, encouraging them to improve their level...
26 Jul 2017
Aussie law students compete in Vienna
Students from two Australian universities have competed in an international dispute resolution competition in Vienna. Write comment (0 Commen...
24 Jul 2017
New PLT program to fast-track legal admissions
Law students at one Victorian university will be offered the opportunity to be admitted to practice straight after graduation, thanks to a new program...
20 Jul 2017
Women outnumber men in legal profession
A report has found that women outnumbered men in the Australian legal profession in 2016 for the first time ever, although they still hold far fewer s...
20 Jul 2017
Do we have a leadership crisis in law?
Do you work for a ‘pacesetter’, the partner who rewrites perfectly fine reports, has little positive to say and is always quick with criticisms to...
19 Jul 2017
Legal skills and tech know-how not enough for today’s lawyers
Barry.Nilsson. managing partner Don Leembruggen has shared the skills young lawyers need to take the profession forward. Write comment (15 Co...
19 Jul 2017
Gen Y and the rise of freelance lawyers
Not long ago scoring a job at a law firm would be considered a career home run for a young professional; however, a shift in how millennials perceive ...
18 Jul 2017
Flexible working lets rugby-playing lawyer tackle dual careers
A Sydney lawyer has made the most of his firm’s flexible working policy to further his professional rugby career. Write comment (2 Comments...
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