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18 Nov 2016
Law in the big smoke
The distinct similarities between English and Australian law create an easy pathway for home-grown lawyers looking for a change. ...
25 Oct 2016
Attraction Firms 2016
Exclusive research conducted by Momentum Intelligence reveals the most desirable firms in the country, based on where lawyers aspire to work. ...
25 Oct 2016
The start-up cradle
Nordic entrepreneurs are squarely focused on global growth, which has driven busy cross-border activity and a healthy demand for international lawyers...
25 Oct 2016
The revamp of family law
If there’s one practice area that’s seen a sharp transformation in recent years it’s family law. ...
25 Oct 2016
Peak of the profession
The best lawyers, legal teams and law firms across the country have reached new heights at Lawyers Weekly’s 2016 Australian Law Awards. ...
20 Sep 2016
Australia v the world
While the Australian legal market appears to be a quiet achiever, how does it stack up against the rest of the world? ...
20 Sep 2016
The 21st century barrister
While the bar remains a stronghold of ceremony and tradition, technology is shifting the way barristers practise. ...
20 Sep 2016
The rapid rise of telecommunications
As digital distribution becomes more than a buzzword, there is an increasing need for lawyers specialising in technology, media and telecommunications...
20 Sep 2016
No place like home
As regional communities find ways to reinvent themselves, lawyers are satisfying their appetite for legal work. ...
22 Aug 2016
The black hole
Demand for mid-level transaction lawyers has exploded in recent years – but there is a gaping hole in the market. ...
22 Aug 2016
The end of paper
Technology has progressed to the point where paper contracts are becoming increasingly obsolete. How has the profession adapted to this shift? ...
22 Aug 2016
Where East meets West
Shanghai has experienced rapid development in recent years – and these changes have opened new opportunities for foreign lawyers. ...
22 Aug 2016
30 Under 30 Awards 2016
At the 30 Under 30 awards, Lawyers Weekly celebrated a new wave of legal leaders. ...
19 Jul 2016
Open for business
The open-plan law firms of today would be unrecognisable to the lawyers of the past — but these changes go deeper than pure aesthetics. ...
19 Jul 2016
Human support systems
Firms rely on a network of people to support lawyers in their work, but this dynamic has evolved due to technology and market pressures. ...
19 Jul 2016
Sea of opportunity
While the waters of the banking and finance sector are far from calm, savvy lawyers have learned to adapt quickly to changes in the sector. ...
19 Jul 2016
Home of the brave
While chasing the American dream sounds exciting to many Australian lawyers, market conditions aren’t for the faint-hearted. ...
20 Jun 2016
Holy grail?
Becoming an equity partner was once the ultimate aim of many lawyers. But times are changing and so are lawyers’ goals. ...
20 Jun 2016
Into the woods
Competition law has all the ingredients of your classic fairytale – secret plots, vast riches up for grabs and sworn enemies forming alliances. ...
20 Jun 2016
Partner of the Year Awards
Winners were announced at a black-tie gala dinner at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth on Thursday 28 April. ...
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