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Blinking in the sun: Junior counsel – rejoining the real world after lockdown
Courts 2021-11-29 9:53 pm By Editor

Junior counsel have been particularly affected by the lockdowns necessitated by the pandemic in Victoria in 2020 and 2021 as a result of court proceedings […]

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Norton Rose wins appeal against sacked partner, but faulted for ‘serious error in judgment’
Employment 2021-11-26 7:14 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has won its appeal of a $160,000 judgment in favour of former partner Thomas Martin, with the Full Federal Court […]

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Tips from 10 prominent silks on nailing the first court appearance
Courts 2021-11-25 1:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

As the courts open up after 18 months of online hearings, junior barristers who were recently called to the bar may be apprehensive at the […]

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‘Not a shred of evidence’: Judge questions appeal in HWL Ebsworth negligence suit
Appeals 2021-11-25 9:31 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned property developer PPK Group’s challenge to the dismissal of its long-running negligence case against HWL Ebsworth over the $25.5 million sale […]

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Ashurst snags restructuring ace from Norton Rose Fulbright
Restructuring & Insolvency 2021-11-24 2:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ashurst has picked up a leading insolvency partner from Norton Rose Fulbright who advised on the restructure of the beleagured Arrium Group. Bernie Walrut is […]

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Top judge says junior counsel should get more opportunities in court
Courts 2021-11-19 1:18 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Chief Justice of the Victorian Supreme Court has called on the legal profession to provide more opportunities for junior counsel to hone their oral […]

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Corrs Chambers lures two industrial relations pros from Herbert Smith Freehills
People In The News 2021-11-15 2:05 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Corrs Chambers Westgarth has nabbed two prominent industrial relations professionals with nearly fifty years combined experience from Herbert Smith Freehills to expand its employment and […]

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Outlook for law firms positive as ‘battle for talent’ rages on, report finds
Business of Law 2021-11-15 5:47 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The legal market has experienced unprecedented growth during the last year despite the coronavirus pandemic, but law firms are “battling” to retain and hire lawyers, […]

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King & Wood Mallesons appoints new chief executive partner
Business of Law 2021-11-10 5:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

Big Six law firm King & Wood Mallesons has promoted managing partner of clients and mergers and acquisitions Renae Lattey to lead the firm’s Australian […]

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Lawyer accuses IP firm of sacking her for complaints of bullying
Employment 2021-11-10 10:49 am By Christine Caulfield

A trade mark attorney has sued boutique IP firm Marquette, alleging she was fired for complaining about her treatment by a supervisor who had been […]

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