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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? ...
Koala and tree
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. ...
Truck and worker
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...
15 May 2015
A firm theory of evolution
Better business growth starts with a cultural change, Warrick McLean writes  ...
20 Apr 2015
Grinding to a halt
The traditional law firm model is showing its age but newcomers are giving it a revamp ...
20 Apr 2015
Managing change in a dynamic market
In today’s fast-paced world, firms must learn how to adapt or be left behind, writes Andrew Price ...
20 Apr 2015
Corporate with a heart of gold
Commercial law, business studies, pro bono – associate William Kontaxis juggles it all ...
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