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Category: Litigation and Dispute Resolution | Location: Sydney CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs Sydney NSW
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Category: Generalists - In House | Location: Melbourne CBD & Inner Suburbs Melbourne VIC
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Junior Lawyer - Personal Injury Law
Category: Personal Injury Law | Location: Parramatta & Western Suburbs Sydney NSW
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IR Advisor/Member Advocate
Category: Industrial Relations and Employment Law | Location: St Leonards NSW 2065
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19 Sep 2017
Elder abuse and early inheritance syndrome: we need to open our eyes
Elder financial abuse – where a person takes advantage of an elder person’s financial position for their own benefit – has thankfully become a l...
Blame game
18 Sep 2017
Qld insurers agenda-driven campaign blames lawyers for spike in CTP claims
The insurance industry in Queensland is running another of its scaremongering campaigns, aimed at reducing payouts to motor vehicle injury victims –...
Computer, emails
15 Sep 2017
How to maximise outcomes by applying a management matrix to emails
We all succumb to the death of email at some point, writes Anthony Hersch. ...
14 Sep 2017
A lesson for lawyers in content marketing
If your law firm employs or engages marketing practitioners, chances are it’s doing content marketing, writes Jacqueline Burns. ...
12 Sep 2017
Integration, autonomy needed for professional development success
Effective mentoring, in a professional services environment, must do two things: provide scope for self-directed learning and development, and do so i...
6 Sep 2017
Advancing the rule of law in Myanmar: the experience on the ground
In April 2017, a team of legal professionals from Australia, Japan and Myanmar joined forces under the Juris Pilot, an initiative of LexisNexis, to wo...
5 Sep 2017
Building lifelong relationships with your clients
Do you know the cost of obtaining a new client? asks Jeremy Streten. ...
4 Sep 2017
IP reforms a solid win for business
The Commonwealth government’s much maligned Innovation Strategy looks to have kicked a goal with the release of government response to the Productiv...
1 Sep 2017
Preparing for data laws: The impact of the EU’s GDPR on Australian businesses
When we think of commodities, we think of raw materials and agricultural products – copper, coal, coffee, writes Michael Bishop. ...
31 Aug 2017
Getting the most exposure for your awards nomination using social media
The Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2017 will be held this Friday, and it’s exciting to have so many of the industry’s leading voices come to...
30 Aug 2017
Reflections on the Legal Profession Uniform Law
As my three-year term as both CEO of the Legal Services Council and as Commissioner for Uniform Legal Services Regulation comes to a close, I would li...
29 Aug 2017
Why legal technologists are becoming the ‘new normal’
In recent times, the way lawyers gather and analyse evidence for use in matters and cases has changed significantly, write Michael do Rozario and Rosh...
28 Aug 2017
Conversations with corporate counsel: Why pro bono?
The Australian Pro Bono Centre has been meeting with in-house lawyers at a number of large corporations in Australia in recent weeks to support the de...
25 Aug 2017
Confessions of an injured injury lawyer
It was 5.30am, dark, and I was in a hurry, writes Mark O’Connor. ...
24 Aug 2017
Why law firms should embrace value pricing
How many times have your clients been shocked at your bill? asks Jeremy Streten. ...
22 Aug 2017
What the legal tech industry can learn from Uber
The rise of Uber is a tech start-up fairytale: from humble beginnings with only three cars in 2010 to operations in more than 600 cities worldwide in ...
17 Aug 2017
Using positive word-of-mouth as a KPI for growth
The power of word-of-mouth is undisputed. What’s possibly less considered is using word-of-mouth as a KPI for growth. While the principle could no d...
16 Aug 2017
Digital legal departments paving the path for paperless business
Traditionally, the legal sector has generally been viewed as resistant to change, unwilling to rise above outdated, costly and inefficient paper proce...
14 Aug 2017
NSW CTP and Workers’ Compensation Reform: responsibility shifting or good policy?
The drastic cuts made to the NSW workers’ compensation scheme in 2012 resulted in a turnaround from a projected debt to an estimated $3 billion in s...
11 Aug 2017
A lawyer’s take on the same-sex marriage situation
If you haven’t yet felt weighed down by the morass of the Coalition government’s insulting infighting over the prospect marriage equality for all ...
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May 11 2017
Partner exits for in-house role
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National firm recruits ‘major asset’
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May 16 2017
Access to justice for young transgender Australians
Reform is looming for the process that young transgender Australians and their families must current...
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May 11 2017
The lighter side of the law: when law and comedy collide
On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much that is amusing about the law, writes Geoff Rober...
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May 10 2017
Advocate’s immunity – without fear or without favour but not both
On 29 March 2017, the High Court handed down its decision in David Kendirjian v Eugene Lepore & ...