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Corporate Counsel 09 January 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyThe big challenges for in-house lawyers in 2024

What’s in store in 2024 for law department leaders? Here, senior corporate counsel unpack the headline hurdles to be...

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Corporate Counsel 02 January 2024 ByEmma MusgraveLegal teams have ‘essential role’ in achieving ESG targets

The general counsel of a multinational consumer packaged goods company has provided pivotal insight into the role legal...

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Corporate Counsel 08 December 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyIAG GC to depart role immediately for alleged behavioural matters

Insurance Australia Group has parted ways with its group general counsel, with the ASX-listed company stating its top...

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Corporate Counsel 05 December 2023 ByLawyers WeeklyTop 10 in-house stories for 2023

It’s been another extraordinary year for Australia’s corporate legal professionals. Here, we count down the...

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Corporate Counsel 05 December 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyPwC security questioned as its head of risk fooled by fake email

Big four accounting firm PwC has launched an investigation after a fake email duped the company’s head of risk and...

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Corporate Counsel 28 November 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyWestpac GC to join PwC Australia

Big four accounting firm PwC has appointed Westpac’s general counsel of litigation, regulatory investigations, and...

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Corporate Counsel 21 November 2023 ByEmma MusgraveNavigating ESG: How law departments can evolve to meet the challenges

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives have become a focal point for businesses, with legal teams...

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Corporate Counsel 21 November 2023 ByNaomi NeilsonHalf of GCs not qualified to be directors

More than half of Australian general counsel, including those on boards, do not have “sufficient” knowledge,...

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Corporate Counsel 17 October 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyGCs’ roles ‘becoming bigger and bigger every day’

In a time of increased regulatory spotlight and growing responsibilities for the law department, instilling a culture of...

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Corporate Counsel 05 October 2023 ByJerome Doraisamy‘Constant firefighting’ a reality for many in-house teams

Operational pitfalls and economic headwinds mean that nearly half of in-house legal teams are less able to plan ahead...

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