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Corporate Counsel
22 May 2018
Firms more generous than in-house with salary raises
New findings from a global professional recruitment group have shown that while more in-house lawyers will receive pay rises in their next employment ...
Standing up for LGBTI
22 May 2018
Standing up for LGBTI rights no different in-house
Issues facing LGBTI lawyers arise no matter the workplace, and corporate counsel must be no different in doing what is right, according to a leading i...
Money, cash, Australian dollar
10 May 2018
AMP confirms two class actions filed
Two class action lawsuits have been filed against AMP on behalf of shareholders, but the embattled financial giant says it will “vigorously defend ...
8 May 2018
In-house role in cybersecurity expected to increase
Corporate counsel across the globe are predicting that the duties of their legal departments with regard to cybersecurity will grow. Write com...
1 May 2018
Legal procurement having ‘profound, lasting’ impact, survey says
New findings from the United States show the substantial impact of legal procurement on the bottom line of a business. Write comment (0 Comme...
24 Apr 2018
Sustainable forestry investment firm hires new GC
A new senior legal role has been established to lead legal, governance, risk and compliance for a global timberland investment management business. ...
24 Apr 2018
AMP GC benched pending KWM review
AMP Group general counsel and former Clayton Utz partner Brian Salter has stood aside ahead of King & Wood Mallesons’ review of governance issue...
17 Apr 2018
AMP GC accused of misleading regulator
The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry has heard that Brian Salter, the general counsel o...
10 Apr 2018
In-house heavyweights
The second annual Lawyers Weekly Corporate Counsel Awards recognised Australia's best in-house lawyers. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
6 Apr 2018
ASIC charges allege GC lied under oath
A Queensland lawyer has been charged with three counts of giving false or misleading information to ASIC during an examination under oath. Wri...
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Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
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The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
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