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1 Aug 2008
The Whole Truth: Sharon Cook's recipe for success
From the first part-time partner to now the first female managing partner, Angela Priestley speaks to Sharon Cook soon after she stepped into the top ...
25 Jul 2008
Special Report: Is practical training a practical reality?
Can books and lectures really prepare lawyers for the real thing? Kate Gibbs questions the limitations of legal education.Five or so years with your h...
25 Jul 2008
Final call at the High Court for Justice Gleeson
Hailing from the Class of 1962 to become one of the country's most significant legal practitioners, the chief justice of the High Court is preparing t...
11 Jul 2008
The London Report: The higher it goes, the harder it falls
The outlook for the successful Australian lawyer is changing. The global market is awash with economic pressures and the fallout means that London - o...
11 Jul 2008
The London Report: Navigating the dire straits
LONDON CALLING: The United Kingdom is still apopular choice for Australian lawyers seeking overseas experience. ONCE Write comment (0...
27 Jun 2008
Special Report: Anti-money laundering & the taint of dirty business
Avoiding the dirty money trail could be as convoluted as getting trapped in it. Angela Priestley explores some of the concerns facing the legal indust...
13 Jun 2008
The Hong Kong Report: Alluring, prestigious … viable?
TRYING TO muscle your way into China's most expensive and competitive city, finding a place among some of the world's largest law firms, and scooping ...
13 Jun 2008
The Hong Kong Report: Yum cha and the city
HONG KONG is city of eternal change. No matter what your visit frequency - once a month or even once a lifetime - there's always something new to be s...
6 Jun 2008
The Pro Bono Report: A business necessity
Pro bono work has been at the mantle of some successful law firms for more than 100 years. But it's only recently THAT the practice has moved from a s...
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Jun 19 2019
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Will change in the legal profession be embraced as an opportunity to create workplaces where our peo...
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