Lawyers Weekly’s Stephanie Quine presents this week’s Video Law Report covering the legal trouble Cronulla Sharks might face over sackings; new stars of the Bar; regulation weighing down directors, and in-house counsel increasingly direct briefing barristers.
The criminal lawyer advising sacked Cronulla Sharks doctor Dave Givney has warned the club that they face legal action over his axing. Givney was dismissed last week for supposedly failing to inform the club’s board of alleged doping in 2011.
Chambers and Partners has singled out four silks, two from NSW and two from Victoria, as the most highly-recommended barristers in Australia.
Company directors are facing an identity crisis due to increased legal and regulatory burdens, a new survey shows, while a discussion reveals in-house counsel are increasingly bypassing firms and briefing barristers directly.