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Australian lawyers fight gender bias to excel

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 06:00

Corrs adds 5 to its partnership… Leadership appointments at global firm…

This big Commonwealth government change will keep firms busy in 2018

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:00

Ben Dube, Sparke Helmore’s national government group head, also believes firms should focus more on one key issue

Maddocks reinforces construction group with new special counsel

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:00

The construction, infrastructure, and projects specialist moves from a global firm

2018 tipped as another stellar year for Australian renewable energy industry

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:00

The prediction comes from a global firm, which has helped a major player on deals for Queensland solar farms

Clifford Chance acts in Toshiba’s JPY600bn placement

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:00

The firm tapped its international network of lawyers to complete the deal

Global, national firms advise on Yarra Valley, T&F deals

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:00

Law firms will shift view of cybersecurity in 2018…Share of low-paid trainees increases in UK…

Awards to celebrate top deals of 2017

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:00

Was your team involved in a significant transaction last year? Nominate today to be recognised

Clarendons acts in Australia’s largest home-grown e-commerce deal

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:00

The transaction creates a pure-play travel e-commerce business operating in Australasia and Southeast Asia

Lawyers must strike value balance for clients

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:00

Buddle Findlay senior associate Bridgette White explains why extremes could really hurt law firms’ businesses

Martial arts expert called to UK bench

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 06:00

The 37-year-old lawyer is a sixth-degree black belt

Baker McKenzie strengthens business team

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 04:17

Contentious regulatory expert joins Lathams… Mayer Brown JSM hires corporate partner…

KWM launches virtual law internship

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 14:09

The program, which has been swarmed by applicants, is a first in Australia

Lawyer groups stand up after Dutton denounces judiciary

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:00

The federal home affairs minister says “civil libertarians” in the courts aren’t helping the state fight street crime

Construction expert moves firms

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:00

The lawyer was the construction practice leader of his previous firm

Baker McKenzie leads in cross-border deal to fund insurance acquisition

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:00

The firm acted as Australian and US legal counsel

US judge resigns after allegations of theft, mail fraud

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 08:00

The former Ohio judge resigned in a voicemail last week

Asia Pacific aims to become global legal-tech leader

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 06:30

Global firms advise on Aussie-first power purchase agreement… International firm recognised for caring in Hong Kong…

Sparke Helmore announces major round of promotions

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 06:00

More women get top spots as firm pursues gender equality initiative

Overburdened District Courts need more than just new case management approach

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 06:00

The New South Wales Bar Association says the new system is of limited application

Three elevated to special counsel at Lavan

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 06:00

The firm also has two new senior associates and two new associates