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Corporate Counsel
10 Apr 2017
Lawyers must learn to run their own race
Finding a way to forge your own path in law can be difficult, but in the experience of Queensland Law Society president Christine Smyth staying true t...
Western Australia
10 Apr 2017
WA welcomes new director of public prosecutions
The Law Society of Western Australia has announced that a new director of public prosecutions has been appointed for the state. Write comment ...
Arrow
10 Apr 2017
10-year high in cross-border M&A
A recent report by a global law firm has found that global cross-border transactions reached a 10-year high in the first quarter of 2017. Writ...
7 Apr 2017
3 keys to law firm app development
In light of the ongoing digital disruption in law, Thomson Reuters has issued three key recommendations for firms looking to develop apps. Wri...
6 Apr 2017
Hotspots for legal roles revealed
A new report has shared which legal roles, both in-house and private practice, are currently drawing the most demand. Write comment (0 Commen...
5 Apr 2017
Lawyers condemn ‘gendered’ government stance on minimum wage
Women will suffer most, an Australian legal body says, following the federal response to the Fair Work Commission’s 2017 wage review. Write ...
4 Apr 2017
Facebook ‘mandate’ adds fuel to diversity movement in law
Facebook has followed HP in announcing a diversity target for outside law firms working on all its matters. Write comment (8 Comments) ...
4 Apr 2017
Companies urged to address climate risk
Four legal experts have established that the risks of climate change could expose businesses to shareholder class actions. Write comment (0 C...
3 Apr 2017
Top tips for briefing your barrister
Dealing with counsel can be stressful for practitioners, but there are easy ways for lawyers to make the most of their relationship with a barrister, ...
3 Apr 2017
National firm announces new hires
Growth is on the agenda for Macpherson Kelley, with the hire of a new Brisbane principal, in addition to new staff joining the Brisbane, Sydney and Me...
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Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
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The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
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