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May 25 2018

Embedding an innovative culture in law firms

On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Pinsent Masons Alison Lair...
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Grad oversupply limiting salary movement
An oversupply of graduates across the legal profession has led to hamstrung salary movement and stra...
May 25 2018
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International firm rolls out ‘full-agility’ work platform
An international law firm has marked the opening of its new Melbourne office by implementing a fully...
May 25 2018
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APPOINTMENTS
Appointment
May 24 2018
Boutique firm appoints new head of succession and elder law
A Woolloongabba-based practice has hired a new senior lawyer as part of its expansion plans. ...
Expansion of team, new members
May 22 2018
National firm expands tax team
A national law firm has appointed an experienced tax lawyer as a partner in its Melbourne office. ...
handshake, businessman, appointment
May 21 2018
Canberra office claims rival talent
A mid-tier firm has announced the appointment of a third partner in Canberra since the start of May....

 

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Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
With Anzac Day almost here, we should be aware of where we can legally play Two-up, and also consider the extent of our civic duty, writes Natalia Kamusinski. ...
The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
There are numerous avenues that individuals and institutions can take when promoting diversity in the workplace, writes Natalia Kamusinski.  ...
Why lawyers should focus on healthy eating at work
Eating healthily in the workplace can have long-standing benefits for lawyers, whereas skipping meals or snacking can adversely impact upon both your health and productiv...

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Small firms: Take your size and own it
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At the end of March, George Beaton posted an article in Remaking Law Firms entitled ‘Mid-market law firm brouhaha’ in which he challen...
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Strategic turning point for power producer’s investment in Aus
Financial close has been successfully reached for two gas-fired power station projects owned by RATC...
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May 24 2018
ASX-listed battery developer completes multimillion-dollar capital raising
A national law firm has advised ASX-listed battery developer, Redflow, on its latest capital raisi...
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May 23 2018
NSW central west solar farm receives financial backing
Allens has advised First Solar on the financing of its 87 megawatt Beryl Solar Farm development, whi...
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Justice Carolyn Simpson
May 25 2018
‘Trailblazer’ appointed to lead NSW consent law review
The NSW Attorney-General has announced that one of the state’s most experienced Supreme Court justices will oversee a review of the law of...
Legal Aid Lawyer
May 23 2018
Legal Aid lawyer appointed to NSW Children’s Court
The current solicitor in charge of the Children’s Legal Service has been named as a new magistrate for NSW Children’s Court. ...
Director appointment
May 17 2018
PwC partner accepts director appointment for Vic Legal Aid Board
The state government of Victoria has named a new legal aid board director, who has worked at a big four consulting firm for the last 29 year...
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The RegTech influence
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with InfoTrack and LEAP, recently conducted a Regulatory Technology S...
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May 4 2018
Tapping into the ASEAN promise
Prosperity may be fabled to lie somewhere over the rainbow, but forecasters are confidently pointing...
Life after law, man walking down the street
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Bankrolling justice
From a medieval debate between legal scholars to a multibillion dollar capital market, litigation fu...
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May 23 2018
A diplomatic path: From Queensland to Kabul
Lawyers Weekly speaks with the First Secretary for the Australian Embassy in Afghanistan and Departm...
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May 17 2018
UQ names new law school head
The University of Queensland has revealed it has appointed a new academic dean and head of school fo...
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Min Jin Lee: From New York lawyer to acclaimed author
The author of New York Times bestseller Pachinko, speaks with Lawyers Weekly about how she quit law ...
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Bakers
May 18 2018
Bakers turns it on for Barangaroo office
For Baker McKenzie, a move to Barangaroo wasn’t without some serious design overhaul.
Newcastle panel to inspire next generation of lawyers
Members of the profession are invited to hear from three female partners, who will each speak on a panel designed to inspire the up-and-come
'Enriching, innovative' Race to the Future a hit
The first-of-its-kind mash-up of The Amazing Race and a legal hackathon has proven to be a success with budding law students and practitione
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