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1 Nov 2016
Are your partners’ egos depleted?
The idea of ego depletion is not new – it’s been around for over a decade – but what is new is the research that’s shown its effect on moral...
Shaeron Yapp
25 Oct 2016
Modern slavery legal developments
Slavery will soon become a compulsory board agenda item for many large Australian organisations doing business with the UK, following the new reportin...
Bruce Coombes
20 Oct 2016
3 new digital realities lawyers need to embrace
Digital disruption provides plenty of opportunities for law firms to outperform their competitors, writes Bruce Coombes. Write comment (0 Com...
18 Oct 2016
Longer hours – the only way to get ahead?
Is the only way to get ahead in a professional services career to work longer hours, asks Stuart J. Barnett. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
13 Oct 2016
Clients v shareholders: conflicting priorities in the IP sector
In the last two years, the Australian intellectual property practice area has seen a number of significant changes, presenting new opportunities and ...
11 Oct 2016
Business and human rights for the legal profession
The need for businesses to understand and act upon their human rights responsibilities is coming into sharp focus in Australia, writes Marina Kofman. ...
6 Oct 2016
Will law firms be digitised to death?
If law firms retain the false belief that they are in the business of selling law, then they will be digitised and out- and in-sourced to death, write...
29 Sep 2016
The art of calling when applying for jobs
An important skill for securing a job is picking up the phone, writes Ruth Beran. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
27 Sep 2016
How legal teams can work more efficiently with other departments
General counsel and senior legal counsel have the ability to influence business units to ensure smarter and faster delivery of legal services. But how...
23 Sep 2016
Crisis communications – can your law firm survive?
It could be only a matter of time before your law firm faces a crisis that severely damages its reputation. 'Has your partnership prepared a crisis co...
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