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12 Nov 2015
Old profession, new tricks
Compulsory continuing legal education is viewed as a nuisance by some lawyers and essential by others - but ongoing learning may be the key to overcom...
12 Nov 2015
Crossing the ditch
New Zealand may lack the glamour of far-flung destinations, but Aussie lawyers can find a wealth of opportunities in their own backyard. Lara Bullock ...
Cricket
24 Sep 2015
Stepping up to the crease
Sport is a rising star in the field of law, gaining legitimacy as its own practice and facing off with heavy hitters as a sought-after source of work....
24 Sep 2015
The city that never sleeps
New York City is home to more nationalities and communities than any other place on Earth, with Aussie lawyers making up just one of its varied tribes...
26 Aug 2015
London calling?
With M&A activity producing globalised commercial firms, does London still hold the same appeal for high-flying Aussie lawyers? ...
26 Aug 2015
A firm among the gum trees
Country practices have long been at the heart of rural Australia – but today’s regional lawyers are tech-savvy and looking to the future. ...
26 Aug 2015
Megadeals make a comeback
A flood of billion-dollar deals has boosted Australian M&A activity in the first half of this year. Felicity Nelson reports ...
26 Aug 2015
Modern oasis
The glittering skyline of Dubai lost some of its shine after the GFC – but opportunities for Australian lawyers continue to entice.  ...
21 Jul 2015
Courting the Commonwealth
Major firms have always sought the attention of government agencies to gain lucrative work from the sector, but federal reform has given smaller playe...
21 Jul 2015
Battling pirates in the digital age
The advent of information-sharing technology makes it harder to protect intellectual property, but IP laws and lawyers are rising to the challenge. Fe...
21 Jul 2015
It's a wrap!
An impressive crowd turned out to celebrate the best young lawyers in Australia at the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 ...
21 Jul 2015
Australians ready to scale Chinese walls
Lawyers predict the long-awaited liberalisation of China’s legal services sector is on the horizon. Leanne Mezrani reports ...
18 Jun 2015
The business of doing good
The ethical foundations of pro bono work don’t stop it being of enormous commercial value to law firms, writes Felicity Nelson.  ...
18 Jun 2015
A new game in town
The financial services sector has been rocked by scandal and regulatory uncertainty, but lawyers’ stock may be on the rise. Stefanie Garber reports ...
18 Jun 2015
Love the ones you’re with
Before firms invest in attracting new clients they should canvass the options for existing ones, Sally King writes ...
18 Jun 2015
Rising stars take centre stage
Lawyers Weekly reveals Australia’s best lawyers under the age of 30 ...
15 May 2015
Spanning the ages
With four generations of lawyers working under one roof, Gen Y looks set to become the next firm leaders ...
15 May 2015
United we must stand
The incoming president of the Law Council of Australia (LCA), Stuart Clark, is passionate about bringing lawyers together to create a national profess...
15 May 2015
Finding a seat at the Bar
Respected silks give their advice on how to pursue a successful career as a barrister. ...
15 May 2015
Uncharted waters
Many lawyers have responded to the siren call of the sea and sought a career in maritime law, but the shipping industry is changing along with the rol...
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Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agree...