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Big Law Aug 29 2021 ByJerome Doraisamy#auslaw seeing ‘record highs’ in profit margins

In the past year, the average profit as a per cent of revenue for Australian law firms rose significantly, which – tog...

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Big Law Aug 26 2021 ByLauren CroftMediator Standards Board awards first research grant

Australia’s Mediator Standards Board has officially launched the MSB Annual Research Grant and awarded its first resea...

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Corporate Counsel Aug 17 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyAdmin headaches among top concerns for legal ops: Deloitte

A US-based study from Deloitte says that legal counsel taking on too much administrative work is a key challenge for law...

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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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Corporate Counsel Aug 03 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyNew research sheds light on the progress that has been made in advanci...

New research sheds light on the progress that has been made in advancing women and those from culturally diverse backgro...

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SME Law Jul 28 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyToo few firms invest in company culture

A concerning number of SME law firms in Australia are failing to make sufficient investments in culture as part of the b...

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Big Law Jul 28 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyShould egg freezing be an employee benefit for lawyers?

New research from Monash University suggests that while employee-sponsored egg freezing could be a windfall for working ...

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Corporate Counsel Jul 27 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyBeing ready for ‘when, not if’ a cyber attack happens

Understanding the cyber-security risks to a business, and being part of the preparation and prevention activities, are a...

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Big Law Jul 22 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyIncreasing Indigenous representation in Australia’s legal profession

While the number of women in law has substantially increased in the last decade, the proportion of Aboriginal and Torres...

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Corporate Counsel Jul 20 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyGCs must be ‘gatekeepers’ for ESG concerns

Given the volume of change in environmental, social and governance considerations, the skills that general counsel bring...

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