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OPINION
12 Jul 2016
Use it or lose it
A recent decision in the Federal Court could redefine the circumstances in which trademark holders can lose their marks, writes Ken Philp. ...
Bill Potts
8 Jul 2016
The privilege to know and the duty to act
Lawyers have an obligation to take action on the issue of Indigenous incarceration rates, writes Bill Potts. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
Patrick Moloney
1 Jul 2016
Litigation funding changing the game
The rise of litigation funding is the way of the future for corporate and in-house lawyers, writes Patrick Moloney. Write comment (0 Commen...
28 Jun 2016
Cultivating client happiness in law
Client happiness governs success in all businesses, and law firms are no exception, writes Meda Royall. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
24 Jun 2016
The new default: expert witness conclaves
The new Standard Orders for Hearings fundamentally change expert evidence in the NSW District Court, write Eugene Romaniuk SC, Bruce Smith and Mii...
23 Jun 2016
Why do people sue each other?
Understanding the psychology behind lawsuits can help lawyers get to the root of their clients’ issues, writes Bob Murray. Write comment ...
21 Jun 2016
Learning what makes the business tick
For in-house legal teams, getting under the skin of a business makes you a better lawyer, writes Jemima Harris. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
17 Jun 2016
Lawyers aren’t dead – but law firms might be
Recent developments in AI technology directly threaten the existence of law firms. Not many are ready for this, writes Ted Dwyer. Write commen...
15 Jun 2016
Watch out BigLaw, Aldi’s here
Major law firms can take a number of lessons from the arrival of supermarket challenger brand Aldi in Western Australia, writes Katherine Thomas. ...
10 Jun 2016
Tips for aspiring tipstaves and associates
Young lawyers who previously worked as a judge's associate, tipstaff or researcher share their best advice for securing one of these high-profile r...
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