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Where do our A-Gs stand on policing sexual harassment in law?:
11 Jul 2018
The pros and cons of moving in-house
As part of a regular roundtable series, several former private practice lawyers have revealed whether the grass is greener in-house. Write com...
new general counsel, appointment
10 Jul 2018
New general counsel appointed at Centuria Capital
Centuria Capital Group has announced the appointment of a new general counsel and company secretary. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
Legal role, scales of Justice
5 Jul 2018
The biggest ‘wage winner’ among legal roles revealed
A new report has shed light into the legal role posting the fastest income growth in 2018. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
3 Jul 2018
In-house opportunities must be better advertised to students
Law schools are increasingly cognisant of the need to promote a broad spectrum of vocational opportunities, but there needs to be more discussion of c...
2 Jul 2018
Phi Finney McDonald serves CBA with shareholder class action
Phi Finney McDonald has revealed it has commenced a shareholder class action against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. Write comment (1 Com...
29 Jun 2018
ASIC deems lawyer ‘not of good fame or character’
The lawyer at the centre of a high-profile financial firm collapse has been called out by the corporate regulator for his personal role in the saga. ...
26 Jun 2018
Networking pays ‘enormous dividends’ for in-house lawyers
A multiple Lawyers Weekly award winner has shared his thoughts on the value of networking for lawyers working in-house, and how it can develop their p...
25 Jun 2018
Lawyer appointed Commonwealth Bank deputy CEO
A former Allens partner and corporate counsel has been named deputy chief executive of Australia’s largest bank. Write comment (0 Comments)...
19 Jun 2018
Legal operations roles to surge in-house
A growing number of legal departments are set to put a greater emphasis on recruiting legal operations professionals over the next 12 months, accordin...
12 Jun 2018
Counsel must play role in evolving governance structure
With board directors and corporate officers being portrayed in media and culture as lacking trust and honesty, there is a pressing need to re-evaluate...
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