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16 Aug 2019
Pole dancing as a lunchtime activity in law firms…why not?
Dianne Yui – also known by her stage name, Astral Days – reveals why she stepped away from her legal career to teach pole dancing full time and to...
14 Aug 2019
An examination of in-house life in the beauty industry
Laser Clinics Australia general counsel and company secretary Kristy Silbert discuss the issues, challenges and opportunities for legal counsel in the...
9 Aug 2019
Do we need a better understanding of legal professional privilege?
Former Lawyers Weekly journalist Grace Ormsby, who has been closely following the Lawyer X royal commission, shares her thoughts on the situation and ...
2 Aug 2019
Why this young lawyer became a barrister
Award-winning barrister Matthew Littlejohn joins host Jerome Doraisamy on this week’s episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show to discuss why he chose to ...
31 Jul 2019
Company secretaries: Who they are and what they do
This week on the Corporate Counsel Show, Jerome Doraisamy is joined by CEO of the Governance Institute of Australia Megan Motto to discuss company sec...
26 Jul 2019
Utilising her legal background and past experiences to advocate protection against domestic violence
In May of 2017 Amani Haydar’s father was sentenced to 18 years in prison for the murder of his wife.  In this episode of the Lawyers Weekly Show, A...
19 Jul 2019
What makes law firms attractive?
Attracting and retaining talent is fundamentally important to the success or otherwise of Australian law firms. Culture, and its many facets, is inext...
16 Jul 2019
How to build a successful in-house team
This week on The Corporate Counsel Show, Jerome Doraisamy is joined by a panel of senior practitioners from Coca-Cola Amatil, including, group general...
12 Jul 2019
How a law grad became Miss Universe Australia
In this week’s episode, law graduate and newly crowned Miss Universe Australia Priya Serrao joins host Jerome Doraisamy to share how, as a soon-to...
5 Jul 2019
The need for bystander provisions
The standard you walk past is the standard you accept. Law firms need bystander provisions to not only help combat instances of sexual harassment and ...
3 Jul 2019
The next industrial revolution: Exploring the future of legal practice
In this special episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, brought to you by the Law Society of New South Wales, Jerome Doraisamy is joined by NSW Law Societ...
3 Jul 2019
An update on GDPR, and what it means for your legal team
Tal Williams, partner at Holman Webb Lawyers, joins host Jerome Doraisamy in this week’s episode of The Corporate Counsel Show to discuss data priva...
28 Jun 2019
4-day weeks, flexibility and other shake-ups to traditional working
In this episode, Jerome speaks with two board members of Minds Count, Canon Oceania general counsel David Field and Swaab managing partner Mary Digigl...
21 Jun 2019
Breaking away from the ‘boys club’ in law
Why one lawyer set out to support women in business: Jerome chats with Courtney Bowie. ...
19 Jun 2019
The rise of litigation roles in-house
Daniel Stirling says that the industry is seeing people at all different levels, considering making the leap to in-house litigation roles because ther...
19 Jun 2019
e-settlements: mandates, challenges and opportunities
This special episode is brought to you by InfoTrack, and unpacks all things e-settlements for practitioners moving forward.  ...
14 Jun 2019
Financial performance, discrimination and other issues within partnership ranks
As EOFY approaches, money generated for the partnership is a hot topic. But, across the calendar year, what other issues do partners have to contend w...
7 Jun 2019
Getting junior lawyers into good financial habits from day one
Law graduates learn about trust accounting for clients to be admitted, but when it comes to managing personal finances, how well are junior lawyers lo...
5 Jun 2019
Being a ‘corporate greenie’ and ‘barefoot GC’
Greenpeace Australia general counsel Katrina Bullock says that clients and the broader community must understand that individuals and institutions can...
31 May 2019
Should Australian lawyers unionise?
In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Electrical Trades Union of Australia’s national legal counsel, Alana Heffe...
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