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OPINION
11 Aug 2016
The beauty of job rejections
The inevitable reality of successive job rejections, resulting from the oversupply of law graduates, is not necessarily a curse, writes Marie Iskander...
Bob Murray
9 Aug 2016
More women lawyers, less litigation?
Statistically, the future of law belongs to women, writes Bob Murray. Write comment (4 Comments) ...
James Walker
3 Aug 2016
Law firms' digital future
Many law firms are increasingly using digital tools and cloud-based solutions to improve their efficiency and cut costs. While the advantages of these...
28 Jul 2016
Technology in legal education
What does it mean to be a competent Australian litigation lawyer in 2016? The use of technology in legal education may hold the answer, writes Julian...
28 Jul 2016
Securing a job in NSW government
The following tips can help lawyers aspiring to state government roles get a foot in the door, writes Ruth Beran. Write comment (0 Comment...
27 Jul 2016
The law behind Russia's Olympics doping scandal
The legal framework for international sports has been put to the test in the International Olympic Committee’s ruling on Russia’s eligibility for ...
26 Jul 2016
Exploring the regulatory use of telematics
As the cost-effectiveness, accuracy, reliability and coverage of telematics improves, its use by governments for regulatory purposes will become a ‘...
22 Jul 2016
Debunking the disruption myth
‘Disruption’ is the latest buzzword floating around the legal industry today – but what does it actually mean and how, as lawyers, can we mak...
21 Jul 2016
Investor-state disputes: the Philip Morris case
Australia’s win in the Philip Morris case has shown that the investor-state dispute settlement system is worth keeping, write Albert Monichino QC ...
19 Jul 2016
Wellness: stop and breathe
As lawyers sit glued to their computer screens, they may lose sight of the effects on their breathing and general health, writes Katerina Petrogiann...
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