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22 Aug 2016
30 Under 30 Awards 2016
At the 30 Under 30 awards, Lawyers Weekly celebrated a new wave of legal leaders. ...
19 Jul 2016
Open for business
The open-plan law firms of today would be unrecognisable to the lawyers of the past — but these changes go deeper than pure aesthetics. ...
19 Jul 2016
Human support systems
Firms rely on a network of people to support lawyers in their work, but this dynamic has evolved due to technology and market pressures. ...
19 Jul 2016
Sea of opportunity
While the waters of the banking and finance sector are far from calm, savvy lawyers have learned to adapt quickly to changes in the sector. ...
19 Jul 2016
Home of the brave
While chasing the American dream sounds exciting to many Australian lawyers, market conditions aren’t for the faint-hearted. ...
20 Jun 2016
Holy grail?
Becoming an equity partner was once the ultimate aim of many lawyers. But times are changing and so are lawyers’ goals. ...
20 Jun 2016
Into the woods
Competition law has all the ingredients of your classic fairytale – secret plots, vast riches up for grabs and sworn enemies forming alliances. ...
20 Jun 2016
Partner of the Year Awards
Winners were announced at a black-tie gala dinner at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth on Thursday 28 April. ...
20 Jun 2016
Wellspring of opportunity
More than ever, the Middle East region is attracting Australian lawyers looking to expand their horizons. ...
20 Jun 2016
The law firm of the future
Innovations at law firms need to reflect the human element of legal businesses, writes Bob Murray. ...
23 May 2016
Great expectations
NewLaw firms have grand ambitions for reshaping the legal industry, but how successful have they really been? ...
23 May 2016
Northern exposure
The picture-perfect idea of Canada can be enticing to Australian lawyers, but landing a job might not be as easy as they think. ...
23 May 2016
A class of their own
The class action space in Australia is no doubt evolving, but there are common misconceptions about how this change is happening. ...
23 May 2016
Coming to the table
As mediation becomes more widely embraced, the nature of mediation is becoming more sophisticated. ...
18 Apr 2016
House of cards
With Slater and Gordon’s share value fluctuating and Shine Corporate’s following suit, the viability of the listed law firm model could now be in ...
18 Apr 2016
The next step in tech
Traditionally, lawyers saw technology as a tool, necessary to get the job done, but not central to their practice. With more sophisticated products, h...
18 Apr 2016
World city
Hong Kong has long been an attractive destination for expats from all over the world, and Australian lawyers are starting to join the flock. ...
18 Apr 2016
Hot under the collar
As action against white-collar crime intensifies, this practice area is heating up for Australian firms. ...
22 Mar 2016
Roll the dice
Getting ahead in law today often means trying your luck at a new firm – but a lateral move comes with its own risks. ...
22 Mar 2016
The master stroke
While master’s degrees are becoming highly sought-after by legal professionals, the benefits it brings to a lawyer’s career are not clear cut. ...
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