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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.  ...
Financial services
18 Jun 2015
A new game in town
The financial services sector has been rocked by scandal and regulatory uncertainty, but lawyers’ stock may be on the rise. Stefanie Garber reports ...
Market to existing clients
18 Jun 2015
Love the ones you’re with
Before firms invest in attracting new clients they should canvass the options for existing ones, Sally King writes ...
18 Jun 2015
Rising stars take centre stage
Lawyers Weekly reveals Australia’s best lawyers under the age of 30 ...
15 May 2015
Spanning the ages
With four generations of lawyers working under one roof, Gen Y looks set to become the next firm leaders ...
15 May 2015
United we must stand
The incoming president of the Law Council of Australia (LCA), Stuart Clark, is passionate about bringing lawyers together to create a national profess...
15 May 2015
Finding a seat at the Bar
Respected silks give their advice on how to pursue a successful career as a barrister. ...
15 May 2015
Uncharted waters
Many lawyers have responded to the siren call of the sea and sought a career in maritime law, but the shipping industry is changing along with the rol...
15 May 2015
A firm theory of evolution
Better business growth starts with a cultural change, Warrick McLean writes  ...
20 Apr 2015
Grinding to a halt
The traditional law firm model is showing its age but newcomers are giving it a revamp ...
20 Apr 2015
Managing change in a dynamic market
In today’s fast-paced world, firms must learn how to adapt or be left behind, writes Andrew Price ...
20 Apr 2015
Corporate with a heart of gold
Commercial law, business studies, pro bono – associate William Kontaxis juggles it all ...
20 Apr 2015
Cheque Please
As clients demand greater value for money, firms are rethinking traditional fee models ...
20 Apr 2015
Insuring the future
The explosion of data, and the rise of the empowered consumer, point to impending transformations in the insurance law sector, writes Stephanie Quine ...
13 Apr 2015
6 ways to improve your firm’s financial resilience
Focusing on financial resilience is replacing across-the-board cost-cutting as a key costs management strategy, Andrew Chen writes. ...
7 Apr 2015
A wealth of insight
From fishing in Lake Burley Griffin and scouting for fossils to keeping one of Australia’s biggest banks in check as general counsel, Brian Salter t...
2 Apr 2015
War and peace
President of the Law Council of Australia (LCA) Duncan McConnel has fearlessly challenged the government during his first three months on the job. ...
20 Mar 2015
Clear skies for aviation lawyers
After a turbulent year of devastating crashes, high oil prices and major restructuring, lawyers advising airlines and airports are feeling optimistic ...
20 Mar 2015
Thank you for your support
Business partners, support staff, shared services, non-fee earners – whichever way you refer to them, every law firm has a team of non-lawyers whose...
20 Mar 2015
Small but mighty
The rise of NewLaw is challenging the legal profession, bringing with it smaller, client-focused firms and more flexibility for lawyers. ...
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