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    Junior lawyers have been urged to be proactive for them to stand out

    The Australian legal market is increasingly becoming competitive every day. Hence, junior lawyers should be ready to stand out from the crowd in order to attract prospective employers. “Lawyers should think of things that will make law firms want to hire them. Things that prove they can add value to businesses across all industries. Nowadays, […]

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    Aussie lawyers should take note of the Prospective African Market

    Australian law firms are now increasing their wings to cover parts of Africa including Johannesburg and Cape Town. “Investors in Africa are looking for best quality legal advice and services that will help them thrive in their businesses,” said Perth lawyer Meredith Campion. In fact, “I have spent most of my practising years advising resources […]

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    Lawyers have been urged to embrace business law skills

    Learning new ideas in the business law sector will help lawyers handle emerging issues effectively. While speaking to Aussie Lawyer Blog, Professor William MacNeil said there is a distinct need for lawyers to acquire effective business law skills. The legal profession is currently undergoing profound changes and lawyers should be ready to embrace the new […]

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    The Australian Government Pledge to Implement OPTCAT

    Legal bodies across Australia have welcomed the good news.The Australian government announced that it will ratify the optional protocol of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman Treatment or Punishment (OPCAT). The government also stated that it will invite outside scrutiny of the practices and conditions in its prisons and detention facilities. Last week, […]

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    Avoid Outsourcing work to non-lawyers, says SA Law Society President

    While giving his 2017 message to members, the SA Law Society President outlined the key objectives that he will perform when in office. “This year, my greatest priority will entail preserving the integrity of legal services,” said Mr. Rossi. In the recent past, there has been an increase in the number of non-lawyers taking up tasks […]

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    Law Schools have been urged to embrace new model of legal education

    Some clients have complained about the current “standard legal education” mode, claiming that it leads to the production of less ethical graduates. Thomas More Law School in North Sydney is one of the law schools that have reacted to the call-to-action. They released a statement through their deputy head – Dr Catherine Ranshaw. The school […]

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    A new program can help simplify private and in-house practice collaboration

    Dazychain is the new program’s name. It intends to streamline and improve productivity in the legal industry while simplifying complex business and legal workflow processes in the cooperation of private and in-house legal teams. The program works in such a way that it enables accurate reporting while providing clear visibility of costs and deadlines. In addition, it centralises […]

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    Law students should be equipped with new skills for the future

    The world is changing so fast and things are taking a new dimension. The legal industry is not left out and thus there are certain skills that every future lawyer or any law student should embrace before they join their workplaces. Hence, in order to be a competitive future lawyer, law students need to have […]

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    Lawyers Have Been Urged to Invest in Internet Marketing

    The Internet is growing every day with new ventures unleashed every year. It’s a new year and as a norm, every year comes with new trends. The legal industry is getting digitised at a fast pace and very soon almost everything will rely on the internet. Many firms have discovered the advantages of investing in […]