Opinion

Debunking cyber fears: How to minimise cyber vulnerability in the practice of lawFeb 14 2019

The pace of development in modern legal practices is a reflection of societal norms, as well as the particular style of the practice owners.

by EJ Wise

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Feb 13 2019Trial judges should not voice opinions to juries on disputes of fact: High Court

Obiter dicta from the High Court of Australia yesterday made clear that trial judges should avoid co...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Feb 05 2019MinterEllison welcomes ALRC call for review of laws underpinning shareholder class actions

On 24 January 2019, the Attorney-General tabled in Parliament the ALRC final report titled Integrity...

by Emma Ryan

Feb 03 2019Lawyers’ working hours – who cares?

I can’t put it better than a feeling that there is a seismic turn – we are on the crest of a wav...

by Emma Ryan

Jan 31 2019The power of choice: How challenger firms are changing the game for senior lawyers

For many lawyers in private practice, attaining partnership is the ‘Holy Grail’. It represents a...

by Warren Kalinko

Should you be yourself at work?Jan 28 2019

Picture the scene, you’re at home after a long, hard day’s work. You’ve just settled down with a glass of wine and your favourite boxs...

by Matthew Kay

Politics at workJan 24 2019

The celebration of Australia Day has become an increasingly contentious issue among Australians, writes McDonald Murholme’s Trent Hancock....

by Emma Ryan

Successful leaders in the legal industry require ‘inclusion intelligence’Jan 23 2019

Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, JFK, Jr., Winston Churchill and John Curtin not unlike many of history’s great leaders, all were chal...

by Jeremy Hyman

2019 – The year in which culture becomes critical Jan 22 2019

The fallout from lapses in client’s organisational culture has no doubt kept many leaders awake and Australian law firms busy in 2018 but ...

by Riana Steyn

Life in-house with legal technologyJan 22 2019

Jessie Porteus recently wrote a very interesting piece setting out a typical day as an in-house lawyer. As an in-house lawyer myself and rec...

by Cil van der Merwe