With the increase of globalisation, law students are increasingly facing competition from the global market, but are also exposed to greater international opportunities both abroad and with international firms with an Australian presence. For students aiming to be competitive for roles in the international legal market, there are a number of areas that can be focused on to enhance how employable you are.
As Professor Gillian Triggs' five year term comes to a close, the Australian Human Rights Commission is preparing itself for a new President.
As the market capitalisation of crypto-currencies continues to rise, so too do the possibilities of what crypto-currencies can be used for.
In what the Law Council of Australia described as a âlandmark moment for Australiaâs legal system and the nationâ, the Honourable Justice Susan Kiefel was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the High Court in January of this year.
With the right product, the skills of a corporate lawyer are highly transferable in running a successful and profitable business.
In handing down the 2017-18 Budget Papers, the Federal Government has promised to increase funding to the community legal sector by $55.7 million over the next three years.
The pioneering litigation tools created by firms such as PacerPro, Allegory Law, and Case Text were on display at a recent forum in San Francisco and it was evident that they are set to have a significant impact on the management of litigation workflows.
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With the technology sector awash with capital, new companies pitch enthusiastically for a piece of the pie and in the process make representations about the prospective growth of their business.