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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...
Lawyers Weekly
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. ...
Future Forum
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.  ...
24 Jan 2017
Off the beaten track
When Australian lawyers consider a stint or permanent move overseas, it’s often London or New York that first pops to mind. But perhaps more should ...
22 Dec 2016
Rebooting the legal profession
As the applications of technology continue to skyrocket, legal professionals are feeling pressure to change the way they deliver services. Which firms...
22 Dec 2016
League of extraordinary lawyers
The leading ladies of Australia’s legal profession shone brightly at the 2016 Lawyers Weekly Women in Law Awards. ...
22 Dec 2016
A coming of age
One of the later areas of law to have developed in Australia, native title law is often discussed in the context of our nation’s coming to terms wit...
22 Dec 2016
Slingshot to Singapore
Singapore has a sound legal market, a new International Commercial Court and a strong expat community. What more could you want?  ...
18 Nov 2016
Manufacturing the future
As the legal profession continues to change, universities are facing almost insurmountable pressures to produce the right number of law graduates, equ...
18 Nov 2016
State of play
A new wave of opportunity is causing some lawyers to look beyond the Sydney and Melbourne markets. ...
18 Nov 2016
The well-trodden path to insolvency
Insolvency law is deeply affected by the economic climate, both at home and abroad. As more businesses and individuals join the march towards globalis...
18 Nov 2016
Law in the big smoke
The distinct similarities between English and Australian law create an easy pathway for home-grown lawyers looking for a change. ...
25 Oct 2016
Attraction Firms 2016
Exclusive research conducted by Momentum Intelligence reveals the most desirable firms in the country, based on where lawyers aspire to work. ...
25 Oct 2016
The start-up cradle
Nordic entrepreneurs are squarely focused on global growth, which has driven busy cross-border activity and a healthy demand for international lawyers...
25 Oct 2016
The revamp of family law
If there’s one practice area that’s seen a sharp transformation in recent years it’s family law. ...
25 Oct 2016
Peak of the profession
The best lawyers, legal teams and law firms across the country have reached new heights at Lawyers Weekly’s 2016 Australian Law Awards. ...
20 Sep 2016
Australia v the world
While the Australian legal market appears to be a quiet achiever, how does it stack up against the rest of the world? ...
20 Sep 2016
The 21st century barrister
While the bar remains a stronghold of ceremony and tradition, technology is shifting the way barristers practise. ...
20 Sep 2016
The rapid rise of telecommunications
As digital distribution becomes more than a buzzword, there is an increasing need for lawyers specialising in technology, media and telecommunications...
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Jul 26 2018
New Brisbane partner for Thomson Geer
Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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Jul 25 2018
WA’s Law Access appoints new company director and chairman
Western Australia’s legal pro bono referral service Law Access is welcoming the announcement of a ...
Appointed, handshake
Jun 26 2018
Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
Crown prosecutor Glen Cash QC has been appointed to the District Court of Queensland and will presid...
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Aug 15 2018
Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
New approaches are needed in legal design thinking, writes Andrea Perry-Petersen. ...
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Aug 14 2018
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signing or renegotiating your employment contract
Jul 5 2018
5 things to think about when signing or renegotiating your employment contract
The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agree...