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‘Cast your net as widely as possible’: A word to law graduates:
14 Aug 2018
In-house attraction
“Being in-house is a really nice way to be part of a business.” Those words, imparted by Electrical Trades Union of Australia national legal couns...
Data
9 Aug 2018
Want to monetise your data? Ask for it
As data becomes an asset with real market power, turbo-charging compliance and seeking consent is vital for any business creating and exploiting data ...
Money
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Stark differences in in-house pay packets revealed
A new report uncovered varying salaries among corporate lawyers, dependent on where their work is carried out. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
7 Aug 2018
Why transitional assistance to in-house roles is so crucial
Given the environmental and practical differences between private practice, it is fundamentally important that legal departments provide adequate supp...
3 Aug 2018
What’s on the wish list for in-house legal teams?
When it comes to technology, there are clear desires and stressors, and a mixed approach to planning for and evaluating resources among in-house legal...
2 Aug 2018
How young lawyers can succeed and earn more in-house
With the Association of Corporate Counsel reporting that just 12 per cent of law graduates go straight into in-house roles, we asked how those grads ...
31 Jul 2018
Former Blake Dawson lawyer named Macquarie Bank boss
A former Blake Dawson lawyer has landed Australia’s top investment banking job. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
24 Jul 2018
Previous legal experience helps in-house earning capacity
Outside legal experience has a positive effect on compensation levels for lawyers entering corporate counsel roles, according to new research. ...
20 Jul 2018
Westpac head shares future of in-house
The head of one of Westpac’s legal divisions has opened up on what the in-house legal environment is set to look like in the years to come. ...
17 Jul 2018
Female in-house lawyers earning less than men
New data from the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia shows a disparity in both baseline and median salaries between the sexes in the corporate...
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