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The write way to success: Barristers’ top tips for winning written submissions
Business of Law 2020-05-26 2:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

With COVID-19 forcing courts to deal with more matters on the papers, written submissions are more important than ever and must be carefully crafted to […]

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High Court’s Chorley ruling applies to solo practitioners, court finds
Legal Ethics 2020-05-22 6:38 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The High Court’s abolition of the so-called Chorley exception, which allowed self-represented lawyers to recover their own expenses, also extends to incorporated legal practices through […]

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Lawyers to face temperature checks as NSW court moves to reopen
Coronavirus 2020-05-20 9:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The NSW Supreme Court has announced a staged reopening of in-person hearings after a two-month hiatus as well as measures to mitigate the risk of […]

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Seek hits immigration law firm with trade mark lawsuit
Intellectual Property 2020-05-20 3:08 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Melbourne-based immigration law firm has been dragged into court by job search platform Seek for alleged flagrant violations of its trade marks. Seek, which […]

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Lawyers to kiss the daily commute goodbye: Work from home is here to stay
Business of Law 2020-05-19 10:36 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Lawyers can kiss goodbye to the daily commute because working from home, which has become the new normal during the coronavirus pandemic, is here to […]

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Atanaskovic Hartnell loses fee fight with company fleeced by Brody Clarke
Business of Law 2020-05-18 11:35 am By Miklos Bolza

Atanaskovic Hartnell has mostly come up short in a court battle for over $165,000 in legal fees, with a judge finding the law firm was […]

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Return-to-work anxiety looms for many lawyers
Coronavirus 2020-05-13 10:30 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The prospect of returning to the office may be increasing levels of anxiety among some lawyers, who work in a profession rife with mental health […]

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Another global law firm cuts partner compensation
Business of Law 2020-05-12 5:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A global law firm with two offices in Australia will temporarily suspend partner draws due to the coronavirus health crisis. US-based litigation firm Quinn Emanuel […]

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Arnold Bloch Leibler wins access to Quindell due diligence docs
Corporate 2020-05-08 8:19 pm By Miklos Bolza

Arnold Bloch Leibler has been granted access to due diligence docs related to Slater and Gordon’s $1.2 billion acquisition of professional services firm Quindell, to […]

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Coronavirus downturn ripe ground for law firm partner poaching
Business of Law 2020-05-07 6:36 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Economic uncertainty amid the coronavirus pandemic could see an increase in partner poaching among law firms in the coming months, according to several industry experts. […]

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