Kathryn Crossley

Kathryn Crossley
Kat writes and edits Australasian Lawyer and NZ Lawyer Magazines.

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Mining and resources: The show’s not over yet

Perth lawyers are still seeing work from mining and resources, despite reports the sector has dried up.

In-house yet to embrace NewLaw

Few in-house teams have engaged a NewLaw firm, a new survey has found.

Executions condemned by Bali 9 lawyer

The executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran have been condemned by their legal team.

Asian Australian lawyers face ‘bamboo ceiling’

Australia may be a multicultural nation, but Asian cultural diversity is lacking in the Australian legal profession, a new report has highlighted.

Is a pay rise on the horizon for lawyers?

Most recruiters expect that while 2015 will bring increases for lawyers, most pay rises will not be significant ones.

Counting Heads

Many big firms reported headcount declines of close to 10 percent, and some even higher than that in 2014. What’s behind the shrinkage?

DLA Piper makes New Zealand debut

As part of its growing integration with the global law firm, New Zealand firm DLA Phillips Fox has become DLA Piper New Zealand.

Like a local: International firms’ changing approach to Indonesia

A Jakarta-based foreign legal adviser shares insights into international firms’ changing approach to the Indonesian legal market.

If the shoe fits

Shoes of Prey’s Jodie Fox shares her journey from lawyer to online entrepreneur.

International hiring resurgence exacerbates local talent shortage

Improving conditions in commercial centres overseas are expected to exacerbate talent shortages in Australia, with the flow of Australian lawyers to law firms overseas regaining pace.