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Corporate Counsel
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. ...
Brian Salter
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...
Accused, misleading regulator
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...
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...
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...
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Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agree...