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BigLaw
24 Apr 2018
Global litigation heavies back AMP class action
Two major international litigation players are circling Australian financial giant AMP for a potential shareholder class action suit in the wake of sc...
Salary increase
24 Apr 2018
Lawyers’ salary increases at 4-year low
A new report shows a look into remuneration in the legal profession, revealing a four-year low in salary increases. Write comment (0 Comment...
Jamie's Italian restaurants
24 Apr 2018
Hallmark Group to scoop up 5 Jamie's Italian restaurants
Thomson Geer has advised the Brisbane-based company on its impending acquisition of five Jamie's Italian restaurants. Write comment (0 Commen...
23 Apr 2018
Clayton Utz rejects AMP collusion allegations
Clayton Utz chief executive partner Rob Cutler has hit back at accusations that the firm was influenced by its client AMP in producing an independent...
23 Apr 2018
Gender imbalance still a thing for law firm partner salaries
The gender pay gap still exists and, according to the latest Acritas survey findings, men receive 27 per cent more than their female counterparts for ...
23 Apr 2018
Data centre expansion on the cards for NEXTDC
NEXTDC has revealed ambitions to build additional data centre developments in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth using funds raised from a multimillion-dolla...
23 Apr 2018
Former bank CIO steps into new top-tier role
Ashurst has announced that a new chief technology officer will commence with the firm from May. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
23 Apr 2018
Time for lawyers to get comfortable with failure
One of the biggest impediments to trying something new is the fear of failure, writes Stuart J. Barnett. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
23 Apr 2018
Corrs’ collaboration to bolster law students with AI skills
Corrs Chambers Westgarth has announced a pro bono collaboration with the University of Western Australia, which aims to help prepare law students for ...
20 Apr 2018
Podcast: Michael Kirby, LGBTQI rights and the profession
In this special episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show – brought to you by Thomson Reuters Australia – we reflect on LGBTQI inclusion, diversity and a...
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Promo season at Allens
A group of lawyers at Allens have received promotions across its PNG and Australian offices. ...
May 11 2017
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Apr 24 2018
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 conside...
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Apr 11 2018
The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
There are numerous avenues that individuals and institutions can take when promoting diversity in th...
Mar 21 2018
Why lawyers should focus on healthy eating at work
Eating healthily in the workplace can have long-standing benefits for lawyers, whereas skipping meal...