Ashurst names two Australian partners to the board

The appointments take effect on 1 November

10 elevated to senior roles in Kennedys Australia in landmark promotions round

Firm says it is “the largest-ever group of promotions for the firm in Australia in a single year”

Clifford Chance flexes renewable energy muscle on $180m Victorian wind farm investment deal

The transaction sustains a global private markets investor’s “strong investment history in the Australian renewable energy space,” the firm says

Legal legend Ruth Bader Ginsburg loses cancer battle

The renowned US Supreme Court justice died on Friday night at the age of 87

UK insurance test case ruling is ‘an important decision for Australian policyholders,’ HSF says

In Australia, there are at least two major business interruption claims cases ongoing

Hall & Wilcox, G+T advise on investment in smartphone mount startup

The transaction involved the acquisition of a majority stake in the startup by a private equity investment firm

Brexit battle leads to resignation of UK government’s longest-tenured justice minister

“This has been a week of chaos from the government’s own law officers,” the shadow attorney general says

LegalVision helps tech startups net $20m in Series A capital raises

Practice leader Jill McKnight took the lead in the two capital raising transactions

NSW law firm’s joint venture with advisory firm provides over 450 hours of pro bono work

The JV’s leaders anticipate a spike in the need for legal advice after COVID-19


LAN of the long white cloud? The expanding reach of New Zealand law to online businesses

Kensington Swan experts break down how NZ legislative changes affect online businesses

Putting people first

Why firms must invest in their people to improve productivity

“Where money is given in the course of litigation, there is a compelling need to look the gift-horse squarely in the mouth”

Play, Pause, Rewind, Repeat

The conversation about successful professional women ‘doing it all’ is stuck in a harmful time warp that needs to end


Employer of Choice 2020

Australasian Lawyer will once again identify the best firms in Australia in its annual Employer of Choice report.
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Have your say on COVID-19 litigation

Share your thoughts, experiences and predictions regarding coronavirus related claims and litigation.

Now is the time that in-house lawyers prove just how valuable they are

LOD’s Anthony Wright discusses five problems in-house teams are facing amid the pandemic

Set to ‘heavily expand,’ LOD Legal pushes to further differentiate itself from the pack

Following a major Australasian acquisition, the legal services disruptor has bigger goals in sight for 2020

New challengers arise

When it comes to servicing SME clients, traditional law firms face disruption.