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1 Nov 2017
Australia’s great dividing range
The bedrock of traditional legal services has been subject to intense pressure in recent times, and from all directions. Fissures have emerged and spl...
Dog, pets
31 Oct 2017
More than a pet project
Animal lawyers are dedicated to animal rights protection and advocacy, often with little or no financial reward, writes Tom Lodewyke. ...
Hat
20 Oct 2017
The new face of corporate counsel
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with InfoTrack, recently assembled a roundtable to discuss the rapidly changing role of in-house legal teams.  ...
3 Oct 2017
Rising popularity
Which legal businesses have lawyers spellbound to claim a place among this year’s Top 25 Attraction Firms?   ...
3 Oct 2017
Charting new territory
The Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2017 recognised the lawyers, law firms and legal teams leading the profession. ...
2 Oct 2017
Worried about wellness?
What to do when the well runs dry. ...
8 Sep 2017
More than a pipe dream
One of the world’s most culturally diverse nations and Australia’s nearest neighbor is coming into its own, with businesses and law firms paying c...
7 Sep 2017
Getting personal
With complex matters aplenty, the personal injury space is showing no signs of slowing down. ...
6 Sep 2017
For and against
The NewLaw model – the way of the future or a fad? We speak to two experts who offer opposing views. ...
1 Sep 2017
Identity crisis
The sorry tale of Slater and Gordon has brought the debate over publicly listed law firms to the fore once again, with the opposition from some privat...
17 Aug 2017
The best digital shopfronts revealed
Lawyers Weekly, in partnership with Zaliet, is pleased to announce the winners for the Legal Website Awards 2017 ...
11 Aug 2017
Rise of the intern
Once a rare and exotic creature, the legal intern is now a common fixture in many work environments.   ...
8 Aug 2017
The fine art of media law
Media and arts lawyers bring their passion and creativity to their daily practice, helping clients navigate the challenges of ownership in the digital...
7 Aug 2017
A generation of legal eagles
This year’s 30 Under 30 celebrated top talent among a new wave of the legal profession.  ...
7 Jul 2017
Rising from the ashes
The dramatic shifts in the Spanish legal market have kept lawyers on their toes in the last few years, but the country’s unique culture still beckon...
6 Jul 2017
Taking talent to new frontiers
No conversation about the business of law takes place nowadays without giving air to the way that technology has transformed how lawyers service their...
5 Jul 2017
The way forward
Recruiting the right people should be front of mind for any business. The staff you have are the sole determiners of your company culture, revenue and...
4 Jul 2017
Cracking open the legal market
What will be the next big disruptor? ...
30 May 2017
Centre stage
Presenting the winners of the 2017 Partner of the Year Awards…  ...
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Jun 21 2017
Promo season at Allens
A group of lawyers at Allens have received promotions across its PNG and Australian offices. ...
May 11 2017
Partner exits for in-house role
A Victorian lawyer has left the partnership of a national firm to start a new gig with state governm...
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National firm recruits ‘major asset’
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ANZAC Day
Apr 24 2018
Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
With Anzac Day almost here, we should be aware of where we can legally play Two-up, and also conside...
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Apr 11 2018
The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
There are numerous avenues that individuals and institutions can take when promoting diversity in th...
Mar 21 2018
Why lawyers should focus on healthy eating at work
Eating healthily in the workplace can have long-standing benefits for lawyers, whereas skipping meal...