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Lawyer set to reveal comprehensive guide to balancing work and life by Sophie Schroder | 14/01/2015 9:36:48 AM

It’s been almost a year in the making, but a top-tier Australasian lawyer is ready to release a practical guide for the profession that aids the march towards work-life balanceread more

Lighter Side: Defendant decks his attorney but judge denies mistrial in fear of copycats by AAL | 9/01/2015 11:32:19 AM

A Kansas judge has denied the request for a mistrial after a man beat up his defense lawyer in front of the jury, because he said it would encourage other defendants to attack their counsel.read more

Corrs gains ‘first mover advantage’ but more firms soon to follow by Ben Abbott | 8/12/2014 1:00:15 PM

“Several” Australian firms are already moving in the direction Corrs took last week when it announced the launch of legal resourcing company Orbitread more

Firm shakes up Australian market with in-house services launch by Ben Abbott | 5/12/2014 11:22:25 PM

In an Australian first, a major law firm has set up a new legal resourcing company that will soon supply independently contracted lawyers to in-house legal departmentsread more

Young lawyer’s inspirational story highlights the importance of mentoring by Sophie Schroder | 1/12/2014 1:31:42 PM

A lawyer who recently lost his father to cancer has undertaken an altruistic project to help others in similar shoes: He says his story highlights the importance of mentoring in the professionread more

Australasian lawyer fights Ebola with all guns blazing by Sophie Schroder | 20/11/2014 11:19:34 AM

An Australasian lawyer is utilising his plethora of legal skills to develop something that could very well be a vital ingredient in the battle against the “decimating” disease Ebolaread more

Top judge calls the billable hour into question by Sophie Schroder | 3/11/2014 2:10:33 PM

One of the country’s top judges has explored the impact of the billable hour during a moving speech at a lecture on the issue of anxiety and depression in the legal professionread more

“Significant milestone” reached for the future of AU legal professionals by Sophie Schroder | 28/10/2014 9:45:11 AM

A newly established council with the aim of streamlining the legal profession in Australia has been appointed, and its inaugural chair is the former Federal Court Chief Justiceread more