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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 ...
Lawyers Weekly
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...
Women In Law Awards
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...
20 Sep 2016
No place like home
As regional communities find ways to reinvent themselves, lawyers are satisfying their appetite for legal work. ...
22 Aug 2016
The black hole
Demand for mid-level transaction lawyers has exploded in recent years – but there is a gaping hole in the market. ...
22 Aug 2016
The end of paper
Technology has progressed to the point where paper contracts are becoming increasingly obsolete. How has the profession adapted to this shift? ...
22 Aug 2016
Where East meets West
Shanghai has experienced rapid development in recent years – and these changes have opened new opportunities for foreign lawyers. ...
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With Anzac Day almost here, we should be aware of where we can legally play Two-up, and also conside...
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The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
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