Corporate Counsel

‘We’re noisy for a reason’: Wading through the bevy of legal tech in AustraliaDec 06 2019

Australia is a legal tech leader in the Asia-Pacific, creating myriad choices for in-house counsel as well as those in private practice. Her

by Jerome Doraisamy

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Dec 03 2019How GCs can be more strategic

Being more strategic is now a core competency for general counsel, even as they face huge pressures ...

by Matthew Kay

Dec 03 2019Should the GC also be the company secretary?

According to KPMG, opinion is divided as to whether the general counsel should also wear the hat of ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Dec 03 2019Sales, salaries and other differences between being a GC and firm partner

Comparing life as a general counsel versus that of a law firm partner is a contrast between apples a...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Nov 26 2019Broader executive roles ‘appropriate’ for GCs

Most general counsel feel it is important for them to embrace broader roles within their organisatio...

by Jerome Doraisamy

In-house teams ‘struggle’ with chats about careerNov 26 2019

There are a handful of ways that in-house lawyers can work towards more senior positions – corporate counsel just need to be better at hav...

by Jerome Doraisamy

AFCA appoints new GCNov 26 2019

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority has hired a general manager from ASX for its newly created general counsel position. News ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

In-house lawyers are ‘the unsung heroes’ who deserve recognitionNov 19 2019

With the Corporate Counsel Awards 2020 having just launched, we spoke with three former winners about the importance of acknowledging the wo...

by Jerome Doraisamy

What issues are most commonly perceived with unethical business behaviour?Nov 19 2019

Corruption, company tax avoidance and misleading and deceptive advertising continue to be the top issues relating to unethical behavioural p...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Female management representation up year-on-yearNov 19 2019

New research has shown a slight increase in the representation of women in management positions across Australia. News Write comment ...

by Emma Ryan