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Corporate Counsel
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...
Nigel Smith
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...
Bird nest
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...
20 Jun 2017
Commercial lawyer takes in-house post
A Sydney commercial lawyer has left private practice to become the general counsel of an infrastructure investment company. Write comment (0 ...
15 Jun 2017
Former principal takes on executive role at Wyndham
After three years as principal of her own firm, one legal professional has been appointed as senior vice president legal and compliance at Wyndham Vac...
13 Jun 2017
From tax lawyer to insurance leader
An international insurance company has named a former tax lawyer as the new managing director of its Australian business. Write comment (0 Co...
8 Jun 2017
GC100 appoints new chair
A new chairperson has been appointed to the ACC Australia’s peer-to-peer forum for the ASX 100 legal community. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
6 Jun 2017
‘Sedate’ pay rises for in-house counsel: Hays
The latest Hays Salary Guide has revealed that many in-house lawyers are facing smaller pay rises than their private practice counterparts. Wr...
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