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4 Dec 2018
White collar crime still positively favoured in workplaces
Employees still believe it pays to improperly incentivise third parties, while legal and compliance staff are feeling pressured to engage with third p...
25 Jun 2019
What you need to know when reporting on your legal department
Issuing a report about the goings-on of an in-house team presents an opportunity to provide with stakeholders and articulate, analyse, share critical...
Rebecca Campbell and John Tivey
29 Jan 2019
What to look out for in mining and metals
A report produced by a global law firm has offered in-house lawyers operating in the mining and metals industries a glimpse on key risks for the year ...
9 May 2019
Western Australia flagged for arbitration growth
The ‘thriving’ arbitration community in Western Australia is bolstered by significant expertise and experience in international and domestic comme...
7 May 2019
WA punching above its arbitrary weight
Western Australia has been considered a neutral and world class location for arbitration, according to a new report. ...
7 May 2019
WA gleans in-house arbitration snapshot
A new report has provided some insight into the state of arbitration in Western Australia. ...
24 Oct 2018
Victim appeals could address ‘out-of-touch’ judiciary concern
A new report from the Institute of Public Affairs has offered up a recommendation it says will “address community concern that the judiciary is out-...
4 Jan 2019
Top-tiers focusing on ‘future-proofing’
Top-tier firms are more prepared for future changes to the Australian legal industry than mid-tiers, according to a new report. ...
22 Aug 2018
Seek reports law among Australia’s highest paid for 2018
Recruitment company Seek has released a set of figures showing Australia’s highest paying jobs, with four legal entrants making the top 20 for 2018....
23 Aug 2019
Satisfaction with law firms at 5-year low
Exclusive research has shown satisfaction among Australian legal professionals has dropped to its lowest point in five years. ...
17 Jun 2019
Salary report 2019
Each year Taylor Root’s Private Practice Salary Report examines the disparity between the short supply of lawyers and the ever-increasing demand for...
3 Jul 2018
Salary Report 2018
4 Feb 2019
Royal commission final report: How it could impact the business of law
The final report from the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry has been released, with a bi...
11 Feb 2019
Referral of Dr Gayed report to police ‘unexpected’
The release of a report that included a comprehensive account of disgraced gynaecologist and obstetrician Dr Gayed’s career history and the internal...
29 Jan 2019
QLS responds to state’s ‘state of crisis’
Queensland’s recording of the largest backlog of criminal court cases nation-wide is proof the justice system is heavily underfunded and in a state ...
21 May 2019
Proper data management enables significant ROI
Australian organisations are more than doubling their returns on the money they invest in data management, according to a report. ...
27 Nov 2018
Project management principles and tech driving in-house litigation
A new report has found that the leveraging of legal project management principles and use of legal technologies is driving the success and efficiencie...
18 Dec 2018
Progress report tabled for child sexual abuse commission outcomes
A broader focus on child protection, wellbeing and safety is a theme within the annual progress report stemming from the final report of the Royal Com...
1 Mar 2019
Podcast: The ALRC Class Actions report, from a defendant’s perspective
In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Herbert Smith Freehills partner, Jason Betts. ...
5 Feb 2019
Pain points and vision at crux of tech’s in-house implementation
Consideration of an in-house team’s vision, as well as the pain points, is vital for achieving desired outcomes of technology implementation, accord...
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WA’s Law Access appoints new company director and chairman
Western Australia’s legal pro bono referral service Law Access is welcoming the announcement of a ...
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Jun 26 2018
Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
Crown prosecutor Glen Cash QC has been appointed to the District Court of Queensland and will presid...
Jul 23 2019
Should law students make 5-year plans?
My experiences lead me to ponder whether it’s worth investing our time in crafting opportunities ...
Jun 19 2019
Flexible work is the foundation for healthy, inclusive law firms
Will change in the legal profession be embraced as an opportunity to create workplaces where our peo...
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May 31 2019
The smarts of using social media
The debate following the Israel Folau debacle has generated a lot of thoughtless advice on the use o...