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Women Judges on the High Court Bench Monday, 19th June 2017 In what the Law Council of Australia described as a ‘landmark moment for Australia’s legal system and the nation’, the Honourable Justice Susan Kiefel was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the High Court in January of this year. Read more
From Corporate Lawyer to Entrepreneur Monday, 5th June 2017 With the right product, the skills of a corporate lawyer are highly transferable in running a successful and profitable business. Read more
Community Legal Centre Funding in the Federal Budget Thursday, 1st June 2017 In handing down the 2017-18 Budget Papers, the Federal Government has promised to increase funding to the community legal sector by $55.7 million over the next three years. Read more
Five Ways Emerging Technology Will Improve Your Practice - Managing your Litigation Workflow (Part 1) Wednesday, 17th May 2017 The pioneering litigation tools created by firms such as PacerPro, Allegory Law, and Case Text were on display at a recent forum in San Francisco and it was evident that they are set to have a significant impact on the management of litigation workflows. Read more
Technology and Project Management in the Legal Profession Friday, 28th April 2017 The role that technology and project management could play in providing corporate legal advice is a relevant one for law firms as clients demand lower cost and higher quality legal advice. Read more
Starting on the Right Foot Monday, 24th April 2017 With the technology sector awash with capital, new companies pitch enthusiastically for a piece of the pie and in the process make representations about the prospective growth of their business. Read more
Artificial Intelligence and the Law Thursday, 20th April 2017 Could lawyers be replaced by computers? Read more
Women in Law: Statistics in Depth Monday, 10th April 2017 If you took a seat in almost any law lecture theatre in Australia you would not be blamed for wondering if the conversations and organisations around equal representation for women in the legal industry were still necessary. Read more
The Rise of Boutique Law Firms Tuesday, 14th March 2017 The 2016 Australia: State of the Legal Market report found that there was a continued growth in the number of specialist and boutique law firms. Read more
Leading Firms Embrace Start-Up Culture Monday, 12th December 2016 Australia’s largest firms appear to be capitalising on the emergence of start-ups. By rolling out specialist services that provide general advice at little to no-cost, firms such as Allens and Corrs Chambers Westgarth are seeking to provide through-life support for burgeoning entrepreneurs and develop partnerships with the next generation of Australian businesses. Read more