15 join MinterEllison partnership

The promotion cycle saw 29 lawyers elevated to leadership positions, over half of which were women

Clayton Utz named top pro bono firm by international publication for second straight year

The publication said that the firm distinguished itself “in a field replete with outstanding pro bono practices from across the globe”

Former UK Supreme Court justice dies at 72

Lord Brian Kerr had been a justice of the court since its inception

HSF Sydney managing partner appointed new NSW Law Society president

Juliana Warner will step into the role on 1 January

Troubled insurer rocked by more allegations

Law firm investigations lead to police action

Mills Oakley adopts Microsoft tech in IT streamlining initiative

The initiative has enabled the firm to save more than $100,000

Kennedys relocates Hong Kong office for 20th anniversary

The Hong Kong branch was one of the firm’s first global offices

Risk advisory head tapped as NRF's next Australia chair

Scott Atkins ascends to his new role today

MinterEllison acts on $446m sale of cancer treatment facility

The centre will house the first proton therapy unit in the Southern Hemisphere


Finlaysons appoints new partner from global firm

Senior lawyer brings over 30 years’ experience as a trusted adviser in the health industry both in the UK and Australia

Australasian Lawyer is looking for the top young legal professionals

The legal profession’s up and coming superstars aged 30 and under will be profiled on a national platform


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


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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.