PRACTICE INTELLIGENCE

Don’t blame the laterals

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Laterals have been getting a lot of bad press lately. A US study was released recently [Risky Business: Rethinking Lateral Hiring] in which it came…

Securexchange launches to safeguard property deposits from cybercriminals

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Tech company InfoTrack today launched Securexchange to protect real estate agents, conveyancers and buyers from the real threat of large financial loss during property exchanges. The property…

How the partners fared in the largest ever law firm float

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The world's largest public float of a law firm has taken place with the listing of DWF on the London Stock Exchange. Although there have…

Shock offer from IPH to acquire Xenith

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By Peter Frankl. In case you are not up to date with the story so far, IPH Limited is Australia's largest intellectual property firm. It…

Positive signposts at last for conveyancing market

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Declining property prices may be good for home buyers but they have a devastating effect on sales volumes. Residential property prices on a national basis…

Small Law empowering women to have it all

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A recent roundtable of successful female lawyers has confirmed that women in law are very attracted to the idea of beginning their own practice when…

The IPH investment in its rival may not be as crazy as it seems

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The half year results for the three ASX-listed IP firms continued the pattern of previous financial results with IPH's profitability well ahead of its rivals.…

WARD Lawyers has joined and become part of international legal business, DWF

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DWF has announced a significant expansion of its business in Australia. A team of seven principal lawyers* will join the global legal business from the…

Investors sink Shine Lawyers share price but why?

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By Peter Frankl. Both Shine Lawyers and Slater & Gordon reported a headline decline in revenue for the first half of 2018/19 compared to the…

Top three succession traps for incoming acquirers

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by Peter Frankl* You may be offered a succession arrangement from a practice owner or partner who has retirement in their sights. The simplest transition…