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Five minutes with… Scott Hay-Bartlem by AAL | 25/02/2015 7:35:04 AM

Scott Hay-Bartlem, partner at Cooper Grace Ward, tells Australasian Lawyer what he loves about being a lawyer.read more

Five minutes with… Adam Peppinck, Mills Oakley by | 13/02/2015 7:18:35 PM

Mills Oakley property partner Adam Peppinck works in the firm’s Canberra office. He tells us all about his man crush, and why the best advice he’s ever received came from his five-year-old.read more

​Are young lawyers lacking crucial communication skills? by Samantha Woodhill | 5/02/2015 5:16:44 PM

Lawyers are concerned that the overuse of technology in law firms means that some young lawyers are not practiced at verbalising their ideas. read more

​In-house legal teams seldom use NewLaw firms, survey reveals by Samantha Woodhill | 4/02/2015 1:06:46 PM

A recent survey has revealed that less than 20 percent in-house legal teams have engaged NewLaw firms.read more

Firm’s global supremacy a testament to key sector strength by Ben Abbott | 2/02/2015 9:25:48 AM

It’s not often an Australian firm leaves global competition behind in the rankings. But that’s what this firm did – and 2015 could be even better. read more

Australian first: Firm introduces fixed-fee M&A by AAL | 23/01/2015 3:40:27 PM

The uncertain nature of M&A matters has meant that it has been viewed as too complex for fixed pricing models. But following a successful trial, one Australian law firm has begun to offer fixed-fee M&A arrangements to its clients.read more

Five Minutes with…James Morvell, Special Counsel, Hall & Wilcox by AAL | 23/01/2015 11:33:32 AM

James Morvell, special counsel at Hall & Wilcox, will be a speaker at Australasian Lawyer’s Contract Law Masterclass. He shares his background and passions.read more

Lighter Side: An impressive legal CV trumps a Hollywood one by AAL | 19/01/2015 9:12:10 AM

International Human Rights barrister Amal Clooney is surely used to being the most impressive person in the room, but showing up her new husband and his lifetime achievement award at the Golden Globes on Monday night was probably not something she was expecting.read more