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NewLaw
13 Sep 2018
‘Decisive’ leadership the winning ingredient for law firm success
New data has identified decisive leadership as being the key competitive advantage among top performing law firms. Write comment (0 Comments)...
Opens operations, NewLaw, WA
13 Sep 2018
NewLaw firm opens operations to WA
A NewLaw firm has expanded into the West Australian market, with the announcement of a new office to focus on the provision of legal operations, secon...
Australia, legal tech, NewLaw, diversification
6 Sep 2018
How diverse is NewLaw and legal tech in Australia?
Research from the United States shows that women and people of colour are significantly underrepresented among legal tech founders. Down Under, are we...
22 Aug 2018
$1.5m raised for Aus company aiming to increase access to justice
Australian-based technology company Legaler has raised $1.5 million to fund its mission of building blockchain infrastructure for the future of legal ...
20 Aug 2018
‘Cast your net as widely as possible’: A word to law graduates
With competition at an all-time high, its vital for Australian law graduates to keep options open, according to two experienced practitioners. ...
17 Aug 2018
Qld lawyer pushes for formal government inquiry into insurance industry
A Gold Coast-based litigation director has urged for a formal government inquiry into practices of the Australian insurance industry. Write co...
7 Aug 2018
Embracing legal automation
There’s no hiding it, the legal technology revolution is (finally) here, writes Ed Pullen. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
1 Aug 2018
Importance of ‘lawyering with purpose’ highlighted
With the legal profession still suffering from a reputation of poor employee wellbeing, firms and corporations are being encouraged to offer greater t...
31 Jul 2018
Westpac lawyer heads to NewLaw firm
The former head of knowledge and development in Westpac’s legal team has moved on to take up a role at a NewLaw firm. Write comment (0 Comm...
30 Jul 2018
Partners urged to ‘get real’
A Canadian lawyer and international conference speaker has criticised the current generation of law firm partners, saying they’re failing to take se...
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Putting the 'T' into LGBTI workplace inclusion
In a post-marriage equality world, there is a high risk that active support for LGBTI workplace incl...
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Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
New approaches are needed in legal design thinking, writes Andrea Perry-Petersen. ...