PRACTICE INTELLIGENCE

Incredible line-up of speakers for business of law CLE Summit

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Progressive and growth-oriented law firms to benefit from unique event On 14 March 2019, in Sydney's CBD, 12 solution-focused sessions will be presented on: The role…

Just add lawyers – the international company redefining the legal market

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Legal business, Elevate has made its fourth business acquisition in four months. Elevate does not describe itself as a law firm, although it provides contract…

Why is there a scramble by the Big 4 to set up law firms in Hong Kong?

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By Peter Frankl.  In 2018 PwC and EY expanded legal capability in Hong Kong. At the end of last year there were reports that Deloitte…

In a law firm career the way to the top is sideways

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The idea of going lateral - or in normal language, switching firms - is not new. However, there might have been a time when switching…

The most stressed out law firm in America or maybe the most realistic

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A psychologist is in attendance at Hogan Lovells, two days a week in its Washington office and one day in its Baltimore office, reports Bloomberg…

Same old, same old: Is this all there is in the life of a law firm?

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By Peter Frankl Another year spins around. You’re getting the work; you're doing the work and you’re getting paid. Well done but is that all…

Shine Lawyers makes investment in major family law firm

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Shine Corporate Ltd (the Company) has announced the expansion of its family law practice through the acquisition of a majority interest in Carr & Co…

PEXA’s monopoly threatens competition and innovation says GlobalX CEO

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One of Australia’s largest legal and conveyancing technology providers, GlobalX, is expressing concern that PEXA is taking advantage of its monopoly position in the Australian…

This online court resolved 592 disputes in one month

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The Civil Resolution Tribunal, or CRT, is Canada’s first online tribunal. The CRT currently resolves small claims disputes Can$5,000 and under, and strata property of…

The Market-Defining Aussie Law Firm Mergers of 2018

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2018 was an exceptional year of merger activity amongst medium sized firms. In hindsight, the 2017 merger of Henry Davis York with Norton Rose Fulbright…