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2 Feb 2018
Southern exposure
Despite it being the coldest and most inhospitable place on earth, there is a niche community that specialises in Antarctic law. ...
1 Feb 2018
Character assassination
Described as “the action of damaging the good reputation of someone; slander or libel”, defamation cases have been keeping lawyers busy for decade...
Global, worldwide
23 Jan 2018
E-discovery on a global stage
Relive the highlights from Relativity’s eighth annual Relativity Fest. ...
10 Jan 2018
Year in Review: A thrilling season
Lawyers Weekly looks back on the power dynamics in law, business and politics that shaped the profession over the last year. ...
29 Dec 2017
Leading Lights
The Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards 2017 recognised trailblazers and top performers in the Australian legal profession. ...
27 Dec 2017
What clients want
Law firms are conditioning themselves for high client expectation, Melissa Coade writes.  ...
1 Nov 2017
Australia’s great dividing range
The bedrock of traditional legal services has been subject to intense pressure in recent times, and from all directions. Fissures have emerged and spl...
31 Oct 2017
More than a pet project
Animal lawyers are dedicated to animal rights protection and advocacy, often with little or no financial reward, writes Tom Lodewyke. ...
20 Oct 2017
The new face of corporate counsel
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with InfoTrack, recently assembled a roundtable to discuss the rapidly changing role of in-house legal teams.  ...
3 Oct 2017
Rising popularity
Which legal businesses have lawyers spellbound to claim a place among this year’s Top 25 Attraction Firms?   ...
3 Oct 2017
Charting new territory
The Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2017 recognised the lawyers, law firms and legal teams leading the profession. ...
2 Oct 2017
Worried about wellness?
What to do when the well runs dry. ...
8 Sep 2017
More than a pipe dream
One of the world’s most culturally diverse nations and Australia’s nearest neighbor is coming into its own, with businesses and law firms paying c...
7 Sep 2017
Getting personal
With complex matters aplenty, the personal injury space is showing no signs of slowing down. ...
6 Sep 2017
For and against
The NewLaw model – the way of the future or a fad? We speak to two experts who offer opposing views. ...
1 Sep 2017
Identity crisis
The sorry tale of Slater and Gordon has brought the debate over publicly listed law firms to the fore once again, with the opposition from some privat...
17 Aug 2017
The best digital shopfronts revealed
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with Zaliet, is pleased to announce the winners for the Legal Website Awards 2017 ...
11 Aug 2017
Rise of the intern
Once a rare and exotic creature, the legal intern is now a common fixture in many work environments.   ...
8 Aug 2017
The fine art of media law
Media and arts lawyers bring their passion and creativity to their daily practice, helping clients navigate the challenges of ownership in the digital...
7 Aug 2017
A generation of legal eagles
This year’s 30 Under 30 celebrated top talent among a new wave of the legal profession.  ...
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