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Gadens shows rival firms up with 15% pay hike for all lawyers
Business of Law 2021-11-08 2:00 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Gadens has joined the salary hike frenzy spreading across the Australian legal market, announcing it will increase pay for all lawyers by 15 per cent. […]

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Lawyer reprimanded for failing to pay barristers’ fees in ‘silly act of desperation’
Business of Law 2021-11-04 3:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Melbourne lawyer has been found guilty of 14 charges of professional misconduct for misappropriating trust funds and failing to pay tens of thousands of […]

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Spruson & Ferguson, Shelston IP merge to create intellectual property powerhouse
Business of Law 2021-11-02 2:01 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Spruson & Ferguson and Shelston IP have merged to create Australia’s largest intellectual property law firm, with a 200-strong workforce and more than 160 years […]

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Thomson Geer to give all staff 10% pay rise
Business of Law 2021-11-01 1:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

Thomson Geer is giving all staff a 10 per cent pay bump, less than a week after Big Six law firm Gilbert + Tobin announced […]

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Law firm must pay $13M for negligence that led to client’s botched Woolworths deal
Professional Negligence 2021-10-29 9:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A national law firm has been found liable to pay $13 million in damages for giving negligent advice to a former client that led to […]

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Lauded King & Wood Mallesons managing partner appointed Macquarie GC
Financial Services 2021-10-29 3:26 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Australian managing partner of King & Wood Mallesons, Evie Bruce, is set to join Macquarie Group as its next group general counsel and head […]

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Gilbert + Tobin to give all lawyers 10% pay rise as competition for talent heats up
Business of Law 2021-10-28 4:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Big Six law firm Gilbert + Tobin has announced it will give all legal staff who have been with the business since July a ten […]

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Law firms accused of negligence say Dover not entitled to recover $1.2M penalty
Professional Negligence 2021-10-27 6:01 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Two law firms accused of providing negligent advice to Dover Financial over a so-called client protection policy found to be “highly misleading” have argued the […]

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Piper Alderman’s demand for $119,000 in unpaid fees from Aurora Funds set aside
Corporate 2021-10-25 9:30 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Asset manager Aurora Funds has won its bid to toss a demand by law firm Piper Alderman for $119,335 in allegedly unpaid legal fees, with […]

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All HWL Ebsworth partners to be named in ex-partner’s $4.4M lawsuit
Business of Law 2021-10-22 2:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge won’t make HWL Ebsworth managing partner Juan Martinez the representative defendant in a former partner’s $4.4 million lawsuit against the firm, saying Martinez’ […]

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