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22 Mar 2016
Work hard, play hard
Life as a lawyer in Japan moves at a frantic pace – but Australians have proven themselves up to the challenge. ...
22 Mar 2016
From gung-ho to gun-shy
As corporations become increasingly reluctant to litigate, dispute resolution teams have added new weapons to their arsenal. ...
22 Mar 2016
Contingency plan
Keeping things in proportion lies at the heart of the debate around contingency fees, writes Andrew Watson. ...
22 Feb 2016
‘Til death do us part
The decision to merge with an international law firm is never taken lightly – but many Australian firms have made the leap. ...
22 Feb 2016
Old world tour
Europe has always held a glamorous allure for Australians, but not all lawyers will find it an easy transition. ...
22 Feb 2016
Changing the question
If the legal industry wants to achieve true diversity, it must stop asking questions that assume gender roles. ...
22 Feb 2016
Winning the tax race
As scrutiny over tax filings heats up, firms are pushing to adopt innovative models for their tax practices. ...
19 Jan 2016
Robot invasion
Law firms can choose to either reject or embrace artificial intelligence – but ready or not, the tech revolution has arrived. Story by Felicity Nels...
19 Jan 2016
Briefs on the beach
Practice in a tropical paradise is not all about sunsets and cocktails. Felicity Nelson reports. ...
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...
19 Jan 2016
The right prescription
Safeguarding intellectual property through the Trans-Pacific Partnership will foster new initiatives and increased investment, writes Emma Press. ...
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...
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