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SME Law 13 February 2024 ByStefanie CostiYoung lawyers are still going through hell

The legal profession must rise from the ashes of its own toxic culture, particularly as it pertains to young lawyers,...

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Big Law 07 February 2024 ByNick WilsonReturn-to-office mandates will see top performers depart

The research supporting the productivity benefits of working from home is, at best, patchy. However, employers should...

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Careers 31 January 2024 ByStefanie CostiWhy all lawyers need a 4-day working week

A four-day work week isn’t a lazy lawyer’s manifesto; it’s a strategic move towards sustainability, writes...

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Big Law 29 January 2024 ByJerome DoraisamyCould a ‘reduced hours for reduced pay’ model work in Australia?

In an age of increased and flexible working arrangements, workers appear increasingly receptive to lower remuneration if...

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Big Law 18 January 2024 ByNick Wilson‘Flexidus’: Is the hybrid debate a symptom of deep-seated issues?

With many employees across professional services being dragged back into the office, some (or a lot) are anticipating...

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Big Law 15 January 2024 ByPaul O'HalloranCan my employer stop me from moving to a competitor law firm?

Restraint of trade clauses need to be considered at the start and end of employment, writes Paul O’Halloran.

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Politics 11 January 2024 ByNick WilsonGender pay data of Australia’s biggest employers soon to be made...

Named and shamed: On 27 February, the Workforce Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) will publish the first set of private...

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Politics 04 January 2024 ByEmma MusgraveLack of ‘right to disconnect’ continues to spell trouble for...

A continued lack of concrete “right-to-disconnect” rules is putting Australian workplaces in dangerous territory,...

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SME Law 28 December 2023 ByEmma Musgrave‘I want people to like their workplace’

While some boutique law firms remain adamant about bringing staff to return to the office full-time, others maintain...

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SME Law 23 November 2023 ByEmma MusgraveThe benefits of creating a family-friendly legal workplace

The founder of a Newcastle-headquartered law firm has shared her insights on the importance of providing support to...

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