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Are Gold Coast boutiques blazing a new trail?Apr 08 2021

According to five business owners, there is a great opportunity for those wanting to establish their own practices to break away from tradit

by Jerome Doraisamy

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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

Mar 28 2021‘Tough Love’: An incredible story of swapping boxing rings for courtrooms

REVIEW: Growing up during South Africa’s apartheid and forced to endure horrors no one ever should...

by Naomi Neilson

Mar 17 2021Expansion and other ambitions for NewLaw firms

NewLaw practices continue to become a “more prominent feature” of the legal landscape, and now i...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Mar 04 2021Buying, selling or merging with other law firms in 2021

Marketplace appetite for firm mergers and acquisitions is reportedly higher than ever, and – as Au...

by Jerome Doraisamy

The rise of the ‘legal support-preneur’Feb 25 2021

For a bounty of reasons – from underappreciation by employers to a desire for greater flexibility – support professionals in law firms a...

by Jerome Doraisamy

From tough beginnings to top of the profession: How one lawyer continues to use compassion and openness to succeed in lawFeb 17 2021

In the midst of a global pandemic, ACT Law Society vice president Sarah Avery started their own firm and began navigating how their non-bina...

by Naomi Neilson

‘Dear Sirs’: An outdated, archaic approach?Feb 01 2021

Women are not a niche cohort – or even a minority – of the legal profession, and according to numerous practitioners, the language used ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

The top 10 exclusive features from 2020Jan 03 2021

In this 2020 wrap-up, Lawyers Weekly takes a look back at the top most-read exclusive features, from book reviews through to wellness checks...

by Naomi Neilson

Rethinking wellness for lawOct 26 2020

The looming “new normal” poses, arguably, the greatest challenge to legal employers to ensure optimal levels of health and wellbeing in ...

by Jerome Doraisamy