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30 May 2017
In-house disruptors – Part Two
In the second half of this two-part series, we’ll take a closer look at some of the individuals who are changing the way in-house work is conducted,...
Growth
30 May 2017
Healthy growth
Lawyers in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors need to keep abreast of rapid technological developments, regulatory changes and consumer demands...
Globe, India
30 May 2017
Pioneering promise
With a fast-growing economy and one of the biggest and youngest workforces of any other nation in the world, the time is now for India to crack open i...
2 May 2017
In-house disruptors
In the first half of this two-part series, we’ll explore those in corporate counsel who are bucking the trends, shaking up their industries, and hel...
2 May 2017
Advance Australia Fair
An opportunity for Australia to catch a wave on the work flowing from international arbitration need not be elusive, but we do need a competitive edge...
2 May 2017
A product of the times
Our stake in tomorrow, as it relates to the environment, has never been so great and lawyers understand that the subsequent legal consequences to foll...
2 May 2017
Korea aspirations
South Korea is catching its breath after opening the door to international law firms around five years ago. Now it offers a range of opportunities for...
24 Mar 2017
Professional privilege
Discussions about diversity on the bench, at the bar, and in the private and public sectors abound. Earning a place at the table is one thing, but it ...
24 Mar 2017
Online identity
‘A picture is worth a thousand words’, so what impression does your online persona present to prospective clients? ...
24 Mar 2017
Where the hype is
Lawyers in the real estate space saw a little summer slowdown. ...
24 Mar 2017
Sights on Scotland
The home of kilts and bagpipes is often overlooked in favour of its English neighbour, but it holds many surprises for Aussie lawyers looking for a ch...
17 Mar 2017
Call To Action
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17 Mar 2017
In House Disruptor
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24 Feb 2017
Fit for purpose
Tomorrow's law graduates are being moulded into a new generation of legal thought leaders and social innovators, but preparing them for the unknown is...
24 Feb 2017
The lure of in-house
With more lawyers moving away from the traditional path to partnership, the appeal of in-house counsel roles is growing. ...
24 Feb 2017
Brave new world
Nearly four years after the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Raising the Bar) Act 2012 came into full effect, corporate-structured patent and tra...
24 Feb 2017
Unlocking Africa
Widely considered the portal to untapped opportunities embedded in the rest of the continent, South Africa is attracting the attention of internationa...
24 Jan 2017
Year in Review: The headlining acts
If the past 12 months are anything to go by, not even the sky will demarcate the next calendar year in law. ...
24 Jan 2017
Ready, set, go
The inaugural Lawyers Weekly Future Forum prepared today’s legal professionals for tomorrow’s unknowns. ...
24 Jan 2017
A fair go
Combining legal expertise with ethical responsibility, human rights lawyers fight hard to right the wrongs.  ...
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