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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...
Lawyers Weekly
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. ...
Lawyers Weekly
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.  ...
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. ...
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Oct 22 2018
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Technology is often perceived as a foe, but when it comes to effective networking, it should instead...
Bullying life
Oct 22 2018
Judicial bullying rife in Victoria
Almost 60 per cent of Victorian barristers feel they have experienced judicial bullying in the cours...
Oct 19 2018
NSW Public Defenders and barrister battle over alleged ‘systemic failures’ in recruitment process
A Wollongong-based barrister has penned an explosive open letter to the NSW Public Defenders office,...
APPOINTMENTS
Brisbane partner, Thomson Geer
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. ...
 appoints new company director and chairman
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...
opinion
return on investment, money, cash, Australian dollars
Oct 2 2018
What is the return on investment for legal marketing?
The biggest obstacle most have to answering these questions is an inability to understand the ROI of...
Legal education, lawyers, students
Oct 1 2018
Legal education issues are highlighting vulnerability of students
A significant source of vulnerability in students is insufficient education concerning their rights,...
Sep 26 2018
A letter to my law student self
To my law student self (some 15 years or so ago), this is just a little letter to you (from me now) ...