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OPINION
29 Sep 2016
The art of calling when applying for jobs
An important skill for securing a job is picking up the phone, writes Ruth Beran. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
Team
27 Sep 2016
How legal teams can work more efficiently with other departments
General counsel and senior legal counsel have the ability to influence business units to ensure smarter and faster delivery of legal services. But how...
Jeremy Kirk
23 Sep 2016
Crisis communications – can your law firm survive?
It could be only a matter of time before your law firm faces a crisis that severely damages its reputation. 'Has your partnership prepared a crisis co...
20 Sep 2016
Qld shake-up of abuse and sex compo claims not enough
The Queensland Government is moving to do away with restrictive time limits for certain child sexual and physical abuse compensation claims, but while...
16 Sep 2016
Why Australia's top law firms are embracing flash storage
Accommodating the large volumes of data generated by cases is a key priority for any legal organisation. As law firms move away from paper and embrac...
9 Sep 2016
Wellness: mindful leadership – modern leadership
With business models across a range of industries being disrupted and the continuing debate on whether the billable hour model is sustainable, perhap...
6 Sep 2016
What to do when you don’t have a clue
While there are some people who seem to know exactly what they want to be 'when they grow up', if you’re like me, figuring out exactly what you want...
1 Sep 2016
New perspectives needed for legal industry innovation
The focus on legal innovation and tech adoption is not new. Industry experts like Richard Susskind have been saying it for years, and the smartest law...
18 Aug 2016
The real cyber security risk to lawyers
Not updating your mobile devices and hardware has the potential to expose confidential client information, writes David Rudduck. Write comment...
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...
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