Not for ourselves aloneMar 10 2015

Kara Cook does not shy away from difficult cases — in fact, she spends her days working closely with disadvantaged women and children who

by Felicity Nelson


Mar 09 2015The art of survival in the wild west

Perth-based firms are spruiking their corporate services as the resources sector battles to cope wit...

by Leanne Mezrani

Feb 20 2015Youth on his side

Hall & Wilcox managing partner Tony Macvean proved he could lead a firm at the age of 37. After ...

by Leanne Mezrani

Feb 20 2015Better late than never mature-age graduates

It’s two in the morning and Lawrence Lau is surrounded by law readings and energy drinks, trying n...

by Felicity Nelson

Feb 19 2015Cut the bull

The year 2015 will be judged as a success – or otherwise – at both a micro and macro level. For ...

by Justin Whealing

Maddocks’ new CEO sets the record straightDec 15 2014

The numerous high-profile departures from Maddocks over the past year were not the result of unrest within the partnership over a failed mer...

by Felicity Nelson

‘Welcome, partner’Nov 13 2014

It was a phone call over six months in the making, but when Sue Kench called Sharon Cook with those words, her future was with King & Wood M...

by Justin Whealing

Think global, hire localNov 11 2014

The globalisation of legal practices, writes Jacqueline Burns, has meant that securing that overseas posting is now harder – and certainly...

by Jacqueline Burns

It’s not what we do, it’s the way that we do itOct 07 2014

Flexible work options are making boutique firms increasingly attractive to young lawyers. Justin Whealing talks to two senior associates at ...

by Justin Whealing

A quick wit and a big heartSep 22 2014

Former High Court judge Ian Callinan QC pays tribute to his friend and mentor, Cedric Hampson QC....

by Ian Callinan QC