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Dentons cuts staff, partner pay to weather pandemic
Business of Law April 24, 2020 11:35 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Dentons has become the latest law firm to adopt belt-tightening measures in response to the coronavirus pandemic, announcing cuts to staff and partner pay for […]

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Court limits ‘fishing’ in ousted Piper Alderman partner’s sex discrimination case
Business of Law April 23, 2020 12:52 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Piper Alderman will spend the next six weeks gathering documents for a former partner who is seeking to revive her unlawful discrimination case against the […]

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Sparke Helmore puts salary increases on ice
Business of Law April 22, 2020 6:38 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sparke Helmore has become the latest law firm to take steps to control costs in response to the coronavirus pandemic, announcing that it will suspend […]

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Slater and Gordon cuts directors, senior executives pay
Business of Law April 21, 2020 6:13 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Slater and Gordon’s directors and senior executives have taken a voluntary pay cut of up to 15 per cent in a move aimed at giving […]

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Law firms step up pro bono efforts amid COVID-19 pandemic
Business of Law April 21, 2020 1:10 pm By Miklos Bolza

As the COVID-19 crisis leaves tens of thousands unemployed and charities struggling, law firms are responding by offering assistance to those in need through expanded […]

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HopgoodGanim to cut partner, staff salaries
Business of Law April 20, 2020 5:33 pm By Alison Eveleigh

HopgoodGanim will cut equity partner income by 50 per cent and staff salaries and hours by 20 per cent for up to six months to […]

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How law firms can manage IT security while staff work from home
Business of Law April 17, 2020 8:31 pm By Alison Eveleigh

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, lawyers are litigating from their lounge rooms and negotiating contracts on new technology platforms. While the profession has embraced […]

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Ashurst to cut partner, staff salaries by 20 per cent
Business of Law April 16, 2020 9:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ashurst will cut partner and staff salaries by 20 per cent to brace for an anticipated slowdown in the markets where it operates due to […]

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Tips from top barristers on litigating in a virtual courtroom
Feature April 14, 2020 10:14 pm By Miklos Bolza

The novel coronavirus pandemic has forced Australian courtrooms into the virtual world, with many barristers and solicitors litigating via phone or video for the first […]

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Litigation funders say they are ‘largely immune’ to COVID-19 crisis
Business of Law April 8, 2020 11:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

While law firms and barristers are bracing for work slowdowns due to the coronavirus, some litigation funders told Lawyerly it’s business as usual for them. […]

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