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Corporate Counsel
22 Aug 2017
In-house lawyers ‘punching above their weight’
In-house counsel are responding to increasing pressures by finding innovative ways to add value to their organisations, according to a survey. ...
Two businessmen stretching their arms out to bridge the gap
15 Aug 2017
Corporate counsel cutting out the middle man
Research has shown that many in-house teams are briefing barristers directly, circumventing law firms. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
Pressure, lawyer
8 Aug 2017
Pressures of private practice bolstering in-house ranks
A report from Mahlab has highlighted the employment trends prompting lawyers of various levels of experience to consider careers in-house.   ...
1 Aug 2017
Driving in-house innovation
In-house teams need to treat innovation as a dedicated function within their organisation, according to a NewLaw firm. Write comment (0 Comme...
25 Jul 2017
Dick Smith Holdings faces legal action over share price shocks
Shareholders in the failed electronics company have commenced a class action against it. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
18 Jul 2017
In-house evolving despite resource constraints
A report from the Association of Corporate Counsel Australia has analysed the significant shifts taking place in the in-house legal sector. Wr...
14 Jul 2017
Podcast: No office, no boss, no worries
In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Tom Lodewyke is joined by Nigel Smith, a sole practitioner in the emerging sector of external in-house cou...
11 Jul 2017
Meet the next generation of in-house lawyers
The winners of the Corporate Counsel category at the 2017 Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 have shared their perspectives on life and work in the in-house s...
7 Jul 2017
Business knowledge essential for corporate counsel
A professor from the University of Melbourne has urged in-house lawyers to become more aware of the economic principles affecting their organisations....
27 Jun 2017
In-house counsel on board to promote gender equality
The Association of Corporate Counsel has adopted the Law Council of Australia’s National Model Gender Equitable Briefing Policy. Write comme...
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