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SME Law Sep 08 2021 BySue ParkerThe myths and reality of thought leadership and personal branding

Not every lawyer can be or wants to be a thought leader, major influencer, or a big brand personality. And that’s perf...

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NewLaw Sep 06 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyTransitioning to tech-focused roles: Part Two

Even before COVID-19 struck, tech roles were shaping up to be the way of the future, said four professionals.

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SME Law Aug 26 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyOvercoming discomfort to find freedom as a firm owner

Starting one’s own practice is never easy, Mellissa Larkin reflects, but once initial hurdles are overcome, the freedo...

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Corporate Counsel Aug 24 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyRainmakers who have more control, freedom and flexibility in their wor...

Rainmakers who have more control, freedom and flexibility in their working lives are the ones who find that life is wort...

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Big Law Aug 16 2021 ByStuart TaylorThe 5 habits swaps to make to become a successful leader

Leadership success doesn’t happen overnight – it takes practice, time and requires the development of skills needed ...

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SME Law Aug 11 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyReflections on a 40-year legal career

Family lawyer and accredited specialist Mark Sullivan has now been in practice for four decades. Speaking to Lawyers Wee...

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Corporate Counsel Aug 10 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyWhy is in-house life so popular?

The number of in-house legal professionals in Australia has grown by 82 per cent since 2011. What’s causing the uptick...

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SME Law Aug 05 2021 ByJemma BarnardPeople-pleasing is often a well-intentioned strategy for coping with c...

People-pleasing is often a well-intentioned strategy for coping with conflict, but it should never be at the expense of ...

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SME Law Jul 29 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyLeaning on mentoring relationships during COVID-19

In the age of coronavirus, having the safe space of a mentoring relationship has been critical for two lawyers to succes...

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Big Law Jul 18 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyYou just made partner. Now what?

Firms across the country, big and small, have completed their 2021 promotions rounds, with many appointing new partners....

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