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Tough luck for juniors: Mid-tiers boosting partners and cutting lower level staff by Sophie Schroder | 31/07/2014 7:59:05 PM

The just-released June quarter edition for the CBA Legal Market Pulse reveals that mid-tier firms are cutting junior staff while boosting partner numbersread more

Clients are the canaries that can predict failing firms by Sophie Schroder | 31/07/2014 10:50:42 AM

Research conducted over the past 10 years has reached a surprising conclusion: The best predictor of trouble for professional service firms is the clients, who seem to sense problems well before the firm doesread more

Good news: Australia ahead of the legal innovation game by Sophie Schroder | 28/07/2014 9:35:26 AM

One of the country’s most respected strategic legal advisors came away from a recent international conference feeling that Australia is leading legal innovation, but says there is still much to be doneread more

A changing Millennium: Lawyer ditches big firm life to write by Sophie Schroder | 16/07/2014 11:46:46 AM

A barrister who worked across Australasia for more than 20 years decided to leave the life of a big firm lawyer in order to pursue his other love – writing. His first book has just been publishedread more

Opinion: The billable hour: a cure or disease? by Aidan Devine | 14/07/2014 2:11:51 PM

Most businesses look to customer feedback to ensure their offering remains relevant. Trish Hyde, the CEO of the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association, asks: shouldn’t lawyers do the same? read more

Top career regrets, and how to fix them by AAL | 14/07/2014 1:15:01 PM

Hunches, money and dreams: what are the biggest career regrets among your staff and how can you address them?read more

The art of law in Jerusalem: How outsourcing to Israel is building a successful firm by Sophie Schroder | 11/07/2014 11:40:02 AM

A law firm with a unique structure that was a finalist in the 2014 Telstra Business Awards has found great success in outsourcing work to Jerusalem: We talk to the founding partners to find out why Israel is the “Silicon Valley” of lawread more

Let non-lawyers in on firm management, says newly appointed ALPMA president by Sophie Schroder | 9/07/2014 10:15:24 AM

The Australasian Legal Practice Management Association has just announced the appointment of its new president – a person who strongly feels that an environment where non-lawyers are involved in law firm decision making is keyread more