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Inaugural summit launched for SME law firms
Lawyers Weekly is proud to announce the launch of a new summit, dedicated to boutique and mid-tier firms across Australia’s legal market. Wr...
Andrew Mitchell
20 Mar 2019
Macpherson Kelley nabs CIO heavyweight
Macpherson Kelley has appointed a new chief information officer who, it said, will drive the firm’s continuing innovation in technology. Wri...
19 Mar 2019
Convicted lawyer struck off for professional misconduct
A former firm principal has been removed from the roll of practitioners for professional misconduct, following her conviction of two counts of dishone...
18 Mar 2019
Multinational firm’s Aussie offices abandon partnership-based model
A UK-headquartered multinational law firm has shared its reasoning behind a move to an incorporated legal practice in the Australian market and away f...
18 Mar 2019
Law Image gains head of innovation and technology
Australian legal document management company Law Image has appointed a new head of innovation and technology. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
15 Mar 2019
Sole practitioner convicted of aggravated fraud struck off roll
A Queensland solicitor has been removed from the roll of practitioners for disbursing trust monies without authority and for being convicted for a ser...
15 Mar 2019
Brisbane lawyer struck off for failure to comply with notices
A Brisbane-based solicitor has been removed from the roll of practitioners for professional misconduct, following four charges of failing to respond t...
14 Mar 2019
Challenges and opportunities ahead for family lawyers
Being a family lawyer is already challenging, and looming changes may add even more strain to this practice area. But there are also opportunities for...
14 Mar 2019
Mills Oakley onboards insurance partner
Mills Oakley has boosted its national insurance practice offering by nabbing a partner from a fellow national firm. Write comment (0 Comments...
13 Mar 2019
Women may be better off in ‘Small Law’
Despite the fact that BigLaw firms are increasingly striving for and, in some cases, hitting gender parity targets, a panel of senior female practitio...
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An open letter to my sons following International Women’s Day
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3 common money mistakes lawyers make
Many lawyers don’t know where to start when it comes to managing their money, writes Glen Hare. ...