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Corporate Counsel
27 Oct 2016
What’s your story?
'Tell me about yourself' is something most people dread hearing, but with a little preparation you can nail your reply, writes Ruth Beran. W...
Class action
12 Oct 2016
Two firms press ahead with class action suits against Slater and Gordon
Two firms have announced they will be pressing ahead with class action suits against Slater and Gordon, one of which is shaping up to be among the l...
Dan Hunter, Swinburne
12 Oct 2016
Law dean slams JDs as ‘problematic’
The difference in education between a bachelor of laws and a juris doctor doesn’t justify the difference in cost, according to a law school dean. ...
23 Sep 2016
Top 25 Attraction Firms revealed
Exclusive research conducted by Momentum Intelligence, in partnership with Lawyers Weekly, has uncovered which law firms readers believe present the...
31 Aug 2016
Slater and Gordon head optimistic despite colossal drop
Despite suffering a $1 billion annual loss, Slater and Gordon remains adamant it has a clear strategic focus on the year ahead, with its Australian bu...
25 Aug 2016
Oxford enables students' human rights pursuits
Aspiring human rights lawyer Angela Powditch has recently returned to Australia from a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Oxford University summer school. ...
24 Aug 2016
Practice area to see influx of law graduates
A national law firm says one practice area is set to boom, with more university students wanting to offer this particular expertise. Write com...
12 Aug 2016
Podcast: Does in-house live up to its allure?
In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show a recruiter sheds light on the attraction of working in-house and what to expect once you’ve made the mov...
11 Aug 2016
US giant prepares to land in Aus
A large US-headquartered international law firm is allegedly preparing to launch in Australia. Write comment (4 Comments) ...
16 Jun 2016
Data-driven tool shakes up clerkship application process
International firm Allens has introduced a new process to choose clerks based on an algorithm designed to “level the playing field” for applicants...
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