If you took a seat in almost any law lecture theatre in Australia you would not be blamed for wondering if the conversations and organisations around equal representation for women in the legal industry were still necessary.
Firms are showing a commitment to valuing students and graduates in new ways, by using innovative tools and looking at different attributes to find talent among graduates, as well as hosting events that give new lawyers tools to build resilience throughout their careers in law.
Jeremy Boland is presenting a session at the ANU College of Law's Higher Degree Research Masterclass on 31 March.
The 2016 Australia: State of the Legal Market report found that there was a continued growth in the number of specialist and boutique law firms.
Gillian Beaumont Legal is proud to sponsor the Gillian Beaumont Legal Postgraduate Prize for Lawyers and Professional Responsibility.
Gillian Beaumont Legal participated in the 2017 University of Canberra Careers Fair on Tuesday 7 March.
Australia's largest firms appear to be capitalising on the emergence of start-ups. By rolling out specialist services that provide general advice at little to no-cost, firms such as Allens and Corrs Chambers Westgarth are seeking to provide through-life support for burgeoning entrepreneurs and develop partnerships with the next generation of Australian businesses.
The legal industry has often been accused of being a static profession in terms of doing things in new ways and making full use of new technologies
Following an equitable briefing policy set out by the Law Council of Australia, a policy has been adopted by the Australian Bar Association to move towards greater gender equity in briefs and inclusion at the Bar.
How technology in the form of the Blockchain is providing additional security, functionality and accountability in real time for contracts and transactions, and its effect on the intermediary.