Corporate Counsel

Are specialised firms losing work from corporates?Apr 13 2021

New research has raised questions about the capacity of specialist firms that do not have diversified offerings to keep their places as suppliers.

by Jerome Doraisamy

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Apr 13 2021Helping those under you determine their vocational paths

Australian Law Reform Commission general counsel Matt Corrigan has tended to pursue roles he finds i...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Apr 13 2021How cyber touches employment, M&A and other areas of law

Legal teams must appreciate how cyber-security issues impact upon every part of the work they do, sa...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Apr 12 2021Budgets failing rising workloads

Despite legal teams seeing heightened workloads, firms are resisting increasing their budgets, acc...

by Emma Ryan

Apr 06 2021Preventing disputes must be focus of GC’s role

Enabling businesses to achieve their stated outcomes, by way of avoiding litigation, is where law de...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Optus deputy GC appointed to Adelaide Crows board of directorsApr 05 2021

Shanti Berggren has taken up a role on the board of directors for AFL club Adelaide Crows. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Top 10 ways to manage external counsel costsMar 30 2021

New global research has identified the best strategies for law departments to control outside counsel spending. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Why upskilling in cyber is non-negotiable for GCsMar 30 2021

Cyber security has to be the “number one consideration” for legal teams. Without it, one general counsel says, nothing else the departme...

by Jerome Doraisamy

‘Overwhelmed and overstretched’: New research shines light on internal audit roadblocksMar 30 2021

Reduced budgets and an expanding workload are prompting new challenges for in-house teams, with internal audits set to fall short over the ...

by Emma Ryan

‘Don’t get caught up in the weeds’: How simplifying and streamlining are the recipe to legal team successMar 24 2021

A NSW legal team has taken a genuine look at its strengths and weaknesses to determine how best it can approach the 2021 calendar year witho...

by Emma Ryan