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OPINION
20 Jan 2017
Why you need to bring in family law specialists
It’s a worrying scenario – the struggling solicitor trying to please clients who want legal advice on something their lawyer’s not trained for, ...
Money launderers
19 Jan 2017
Law firms need to be more vigilant to combat money launderers
It’s hard to imagine that a small legal practice deep in the suburbs of Sydney could be the vehicle to fund international terrorism. However, the re...
Children
17 Jan 2017
Freedom fighters for victims of child abuse
2016 was an important year in our history. It has been one of the most successful in shaping how we respond to reports of child sexual abuse, writes L...
10 Jan 2017
New year, old you – change your career to embrace your differences
  ‘New year, new you’ is the oft-repeated mantra when the calendar flips to a fresh year. But more often than not, resolutions remain vague goa...
30 Dec 2016
Executive assistants in law firms
Too many senior lawyers are ignoring a key relationship, writes Martin Dineen. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
16 Dec 2016
3 ways to make the most of your break from work
The festive season is approaching with alarming speed, and with the madness that seemingly has everything due by Christmas, it’s easy for things to ...
13 Dec 2016
Get paid before Christmas
With the silly season well and truly upon us, the race is now on to tie up as many loose ends as possible before the holidays, writes Bruce Coombes. ...
8 Dec 2016
4 tips for a successful merger
There are many opportunities for acquisition in today's legal profession, writes Rolf Howard. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
2 Dec 2016
Family lawyers urged to steer clients towards private mediation
In the years I have practised in family law, I have become convinced of the many benefits of private mediation in resolving property and parenting dis...
29 Nov 2016
How SME law firms can use disbursement funding to generate new revenue
For all small businesses, managing cash flow is crucial. In the legal space, we continually find that cash flow is the critical measure that influence...
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