Bowmark Capital backs buy-out of leading alternative legal services provider

Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, is backing the buy-out of LOD (Lawyers On Demand), the fast-growing alternative legal services provider, from Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BCLP). “This is all about access to capital for our next stage of growth,” comments LOD CEO Tom Hartley.  “We have been exploring alternative options since the summer of 2017 following our successful merger with AdventBalance in Asia and Australia in 2016.” Neville Eisenberg, BCLP Partner responsible for LOD, said: “BCLP is extremely proud to have been a pioneer in the alternative legal services market.  Nurturing the creation of LOD over 10 years […]

Corporate Commercial Lawyer 2-4 years PAE

Presented by Elias Recruitment Corporate Commercial Lawyer 2-4 years PAE Leading Mid-Tier CBD firm, high profile clients Friendly, cohesive team, work life balance Generous remuneration on offer $$ Firm: Our client is a successful and highly regarded Mid-Tier firm with an excellent reputation for providing high quality and professional advice to clients.   About the Role:   Due to growth, a new opportunity has arisen for a Corporate Commercial Lawyer to join their team.  Working closely with the Partners in the firm, you will be exposed to a range of commercial and corporate work including IT, procurement and privacy.  This […]

A 19th Century university law curriculum is ideal for the 19th Century

Australian graduates believe the current legal curriculum is failing to prepare them for ‘the real world’ when they graduate according to a broad cross section of recent graduates and young lawyers who participated in Part 2 of InfoTrack’s Legal Education Roundtable Series.  The academic focus on developing analytical thinking was felt to be too theoretical and removed from the reality of the modern legal landscape.  Roundtable participants believe more time should be spent on building practical skills and work presentation methods as these are prerequisites for securing a role and succeeding at work. While it is an industry-accepted practice that […]