Mackenzie McCarty

Mackenzie McCarty

Mackenzie McCarty is a business journalist and writes for several Key Media publications which include Australasian Lawyer,  Australian Broker Online, and Insurance Business Online.

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Hot List Interview with Brynn Gilbertson, Bell Gully

Hot List Interview with Brynn Gilbertson, Bell Gully

Australasian Lawyer's print magazine Hot List features some of the Australasia's top legal professionals. We catch up with Bell Gully partner and corporate law specialist, Brynn Gilbertson, to discuss what's shaping the corporate legal sector right now

Stress is bad - but not as bad as you think

Stress is bad - but not as bad as you think

It can take nearly 20 minutes for your brain to re-focus following a distraction, which can make work stressful for busy lawyers. However, while stress is definitely bad, it may not actually be as detrimental as you think

Lighter Side: Trainee lawyer spends entire student loan on cosmetic surgery

Lighter Side: Trainee lawyer spends entire student loan on cosmetic surgery

A UK university student has ditched her job as a trainee lawyer after using her entire student loan to help pay for £10,000 (A$18,000) worth of cosmetic surgery

The law: A disabled profession

The law: A disabled profession

Nearly a fifth of all Australians live with some kind of disability – and the proportion of prison inmates is significantly higher. So where are all of our disabled lawyers?

Hot List: Jen Crawford, Anderson Lloyd

Hot List: Jen Crawford, Anderson Lloyd

Anderson Lloyd partner owner Jen Crawford, who made our Hot List all the way from New Zealand, has played an instrumental part in what is believed to be the largest heritage restoration project of its kind anywhere in the world

The law firm website with ‘balls’

The law firm website with ‘balls’

Singaporean law firm TSMP has been causing a stir with its unique approach to web design. Australasian Lawyer catches up with its joint managing director to find out about the thought process behind creating websites clients actually want to spend time on

Lighter Side: Aussie lawyer cheats on ethics exam

Lighter Side: Aussie lawyer cheats on ethics exam

In what is, quite possibly, the most ironic case of exam-cheating ever recorded, an Australian lawyer has been struck down after being found guilty of cheating on his ethics exam

Lighter Side: Lawyer plans hunger strike in defense of social media faux pas

Lighter Side: Lawyer plans hunger strike in defense of social media faux pas

A US lawyer has announced plans to stage a hunger strike on the steps of the Supreme Court in defense of employees' rights to post naughty photos on social media

​“Roll your sleeves up”: two top lawyers on building trust with clients and colleagues

​“Roll your sleeves up”: two top lawyers on building trust with clients and colleagues

Speaking at a conference last week, ANZ group general counsel, Bob Santamaria and the chief legal advisor of an NZ government agency, Ann Brennan, discuss ‘chemistry’ for legal professionals

Why well paid lawyers struggle to manage their own finances

Why well paid lawyers struggle to manage their own finances

Many lawyers earn high salaries, so why are so many struggling to save for retirement?