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19 Jan 2016
The future of work
The way we employ and are employed is drastically different from the way of previous generations – and employment law has been forced to adapt. Lara...
prescription
19 Jan 2016
The right prescription
Safeguarding intellectual property through the Trans-Pacific Partnership will foster new initiatives and increased investment, writes Emma Press. ...
Year in review 2015
17 Dec 2015
Year in Review: Rough Waters
In the new legal market, dramatic changes and uncertain conditions are just a part of the landscape. Story by Stefanie Garber, Lara Bullock and Felic...
17 Dec 2015
Asia’s melting pot
As the business centre of South East Asia ramps up its legal offering, Australian lawyers are in the midst of the action. Lara Bullock reports. ...
17 Dec 2015
It’s not easy being green
Environmental lawyers work in a rapidly evolving field, which increasingly puts them at the centre of vigorous policy debates. Felicity Nelson reports...
17 Dec 2015
The risk takers
Aecom chief counsel Gordon Kenwright talks about pushing boundaries in a litigious world. ...
12 Nov 2015
Hot property
As real estate and construction markets heat up, lawyers with this expertise are highly sought-after. Stefanie Garber reports. ...
12 Nov 2015
Old profession, new tricks
Compulsory continuing legal education is viewed as a nuisance by some lawyers and essential by others - but ongoing learning may be the key to overcom...
12 Nov 2015
Crossing the ditch
New Zealand may lack the glamour of far-flung destinations, but Aussie lawyers can find a wealth of opportunities in their own backyard. Lara Bullock ...
24 Sep 2015
Stepping up to the crease
Sport is a rising star in the field of law, gaining legitimacy as its own practice and facing off with heavy hitters as a sought-after source of work....
24 Sep 2015
The city that never sleeps
New York City is home to more nationalities and communities than any other place on Earth, with Aussie lawyers making up just one of its varied tribes...
26 Aug 2015
London calling?
With M&A activity producing globalised commercial firms, does London still hold the same appeal for high-flying Aussie lawyers? ...
26 Aug 2015
A firm among the gum trees
Country practices have long been at the heart of rural Australia – but today’s regional lawyers are tech-savvy and looking to the future. ...
26 Aug 2015
Megadeals make a comeback
A flood of billion-dollar deals has boosted Australian M&A activity in the first half of this year. Felicity Nelson reports ...
26 Aug 2015
Modern oasis
The glittering skyline of Dubai lost some of its shine after the GFC – but opportunities for Australian lawyers continue to entice.  ...
21 Jul 2015
Courting the Commonwealth
Major firms have always sought the attention of government agencies to gain lucrative work from the sector, but federal reform has given smaller playe...
21 Jul 2015
Battling pirates in the digital age
The advent of information-sharing technology makes it harder to protect intellectual property, but IP laws and lawyers are rising to the challenge. Fe...
21 Jul 2015
It's a wrap!
An impressive crowd turned out to celebrate the best young lawyers in Australia at the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 ...
21 Jul 2015
Australians ready to scale Chinese walls
Lawyers predict the long-awaited liberalisation of China’s legal services sector is on the horizon. Leanne Mezrani reports ...
18 Jun 2015
The business of doing good
The ethical foundations of pro bono work don’t stop it being of enormous commercial value to law firms, writes Felicity Nelson.  ...
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