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Lighter Side: Lawyer sues lead singer of his "Pink" cover band for not being attractive enough by Aidan Devine | 13/06/2014 1:59:49 PM

A US lawyer is suing the lead singer of his failed "Pink" covers band for US$10 million, saying she wasn't attractive enough to perform read more

The 7 types of lawyer personalities to avoid by AAL | 21/05/2014 12:34:31 PM

The headmistress lawyer, the fence-sitter... there are particular lawyer personalities that get under the skin of clients – do you have any on your team? read more

​Your MBA : Worth the cash and time to a busy lawyer? by Peter Godfrey | 19/05/2014 12:06:49 PM

Spending long evenings after long days at work, slaving over text books and online modules and paying top dollar for the privilege isn’t many people’s idea of fun. So does an MBA on your CV really get you where you want to go?read more

This time it's different: accounting firms renew assault on legal services market by Peter Godfrey | 19/05/2014 11:27:07 AM

The Big Four accounting firms have now all declared they are planning to get big fast in the Australian legal marketplace. Haven’t we heard this all before? Yes, but this time they say it’s for real, and the numbers are starting to back them upread more

‘Growth opportunity’ coaxes Bakers boss into renewing term by Aidan Devine | 15/05/2014 11:14:14 AM

Baker & McKenzie managing partner Chris Freeland confirmed today that he will stay on as head of the firm’s Australian practice for three more years. Freeland tells Australasian Lawyer about what it takes to succeed in the Australian legal market and developments headed the firm’s wayread more

The two things every successful boutique firm does by Peter Godfrey | 12/05/2014 9:03:10 AM

Most boutique firms have a clear mandate; it’s a question of how closely they stick to it that determines how much work they successfully keep away from their mid- and top-tier counterpartsread more

Why well paid lawyers struggle to manage their own finances by Mackenzie McCarty | 2/05/2014 2:44:19 PM

Many lawyers earn high salaries, so why are so many struggling to save for retirement? read more