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Corporate Counsel
3 Apr 2018
Data can help align legal departments to business goals
Businesses that include legal functions in corporate strategy can achieve long-term competitive advantages and higher stock market valuations, accordi...
Majority of US firms and service providers failing to innovate
27 Mar 2018
Majority of US firms and service providers failing to innovate
New findings from a leading American market research firm has found that thousands of in-house counsel across the US feel the legal profession is stru...
20 Mar 2018
Technology, experimentation looming large for in-house counsel
We spoke with a handful of award winners from the recent Lawyers Weekly Corporate Counsel Awards about their achievements and the challenges they fore...
13 Mar 2018
More effort needed to address gender issues in-house
Lawyers Weekly spoke with the winner of the Excellence Award and Banking and Finance Award from the recent Corporate Counsel Awards about her thoughts...
6 Mar 2018
Legal operations key for in-house success
Prioritising the delivery of legal services in an in-house context is critical to the ongoing success of businesses across the board, according to a l...
5 Mar 2018
Fair deal: Report shows in-house women in America have equal pay
New findings in a report about legal spend reveal that in the US, women with chief legal in-house roles can expect to earn the same money as male peer...
2 Mar 2018
Coke counsel joins Financial Planning Association
Coca-Cola Amatil company secretary and corporate counsel Jane Bowd has been appointed as an independent director on the board of the Financial Plannin...
20 Feb 2018
Woolies lawyers to bear the brunt over ‘abysmal’ compliance
The in-house lawyers at Woolworths are set to feel the effects of a discovery that the cleaning contractors working at the bulk of the franchise’s T...
16 Feb 2018
Podcast: The face of the modern lawyer
On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Tom Lodewyke is joined by in-house lawyer and makeup artist Katie Edwards. Write comment (0 Comme...
13 Feb 2018
Global firm offers insight into Asia-Pacific construction boom
A global law firm has released a guide to help businesses navigate regulatory and commercial issues in Asia-Pacific construction markets. Writ...
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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 conside...
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The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
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