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Big Law 22 May 2024 ByMalavika SanthebennurFirms’ billing models need innovation

A legal counsel for a major national telco has challenged external providers to think differently on how they charge for...

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Corporate Counsel 22 May 2024 ByMalavika SanthebennurSecuring legal professional privilege after a cyber breach

Last year, Optus failed to keep a Deloitte report into a major data breach away from a class action applicant. Here, an...

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Corporate Counsel 30 April 2024 ByJerome Doraisamy‘It’s not enough to say law firms have to do better’

Building better relationships with external providers cannot be deprioritised. If it is, it’s going to reflect poorly...

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Corporate Counsel 19 April 2024 ByJerome Doraisamy‘Your career is uniquely yours’

Having the power of purpose when making vocational decisions as a lawyer can make all the difference, argues one general...

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Corporate Counsel 16 April 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyIn-house lawyers ‘more open’ to AI adoption, research finds

New research shows the volume of legal practitioners who are receptive to using generative AI, with corporate counsel...

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Corporate Counsel 16 April 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyLaw departments ‘have the power to be proactive and drive change’

Diverse teams outperform homogeneous ones, says one corporate counsel, and law departments have the capacity to push for...

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Corporate Counsel 16 April 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyQIC general counsel joins HSF

Global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills has appointed a new executive counsel for its real estate practice, who joins...

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Corporate Counsel 02 April 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyCreating a collaborative, collegiate environment for litigation teams

“The biggest role and duty of a leader of a litigation team is looking after our people,” argues Matthew Littlejohn....

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Corporate Counsel 26 March 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyLessons from the rugby field for litigation team leaders

When seeking inspiration to be a better leader of a litigation team, playing rugby may not be what first comes to mind....

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NewLaw 13 March 2024 ByGrace RobbieLaw Squared hires 2 for newly created roles

Australian-founded NewLaw firm Law Squared appointed two exceedingly qualified individuals to take on newly created...

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