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LW500: Looking back at 500 issues of Lawyers Weekly

LW500: Looking back at 500 issues of Lawyers Weekly

This week marks the 500th print edition of Lawyers Weekly -- 500 editions of legal news, views and featur

This week marks the 500th print edition of Lawyers Weekly -- 500 editions of legal news, views and features delievered every week to the mailboxes of lawyers across the country -- marking a decade of significant change in the legal profession. The team takes a look back at the key legal events of the past decade:

Editor's note: A decade of turbulent times

Lawyers Weekly editor Angela Priestley looks back at ten years of publishing legal news.

Once upon a billable hour: the highs and lows of a decade in law

Much has changed in the profession since Lawyers Weekly published its first issue on 9 June 2000, but then plenty of things have stayed the same. Angela Priestley looks at the highs, lows of the firms and the industry since 2000.

From the vault: the major stories of the decade

In our first instalment "From the vault" we revisit the key events from the turn of the 21st century... from the very first issue, to the fallout from September 11, 2001, to the rumour mill of mergers and more... see which events shaped the legal industry over the past decade: Click here to revisit a decade of legal news in our LW500 slideshow.

Then & Now: crunching the numbers

We take a look at some surprising stats concerning the legal industry from the year 2000.

Then & Now: Turning the Page on law firm websites

The early days of Lawyers Weekly provided plenty of commentary on the initial attempts by law firms at website design. Thankfully, law firms now turn to experts for help... We revisit some early reviews of firm websites from mid-2000:

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NSW proposes big justice reforms to target risk of reoffending

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