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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
Adapting Legal Practice to Keep Up with Innovation and Technology Monday, 5th December 2016 The legal industry has often been accused of being a static profession in terms of doing things in new ways and making full use of new technologies Read more
Equitable Briefing at the Bar Monday, 21st November 2016 Following an equitable briefing policy set out by the Law Council of Australia, a policy has been adopted by the Australian Bar Association to move towards greater gender equity in briefs and inclusion at the Bar. Read more
Blockchain, Smart Contracts and the Changing Landscape of Transactions Monday, 14th November 2016 How technology in the form of the Blockchain is providing additional security, functionality and accountability in real time for contracts and transactions, and its effect on the intermediary. Read more
How Billable Hours Are Affecting Firms and Lawyers Monday, 7th November 2016 The 'billable hour' has been the standard billing practice in law firms for a long time. However, this practice could not only be outdated in the modern market, but could be causing significant mental health and gender equality issues. Read more
The Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory Monday, 31st October 2016 The Royal Commission has already attracted significant public attention and its findings are expected to be far reaching Read more
Changing legal profession a pitfall for graduates Friday, 24th June 2016 Are law graduates leaving school with unrealistic expectations and what do universities need to do to ensure graduates have the right skills to succeed? Read more