PRACTICE INTELLIGENCE

QANTM half year financial results are only great

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ASX-listed professional services business QANTM IP has delivered great financial results for the half year to December 2019 but only great compared to rival IPH…

Psychological harms in law firms to be examined

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SafeWork NSW and the NSW Legal Services Commissioner are hosting a forum on Thursday 20 February to discuss what a mentally healthy workplace looks like…

How to make a billion dollars in professional services

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The last time we looked, ASX-listed IPH Limited was worth $1.2 billion. That was back in March 2019. Now it is worth $2.18 billion. That…

First home buyers: Not all who you think they are

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Recently, Domain published news that ‘Older Australians are applying for first-home buyer schemes to plan for retirement.’ “The latest figures from the National Housing Finance and…

Founder of female-only law firm is Telstra finalist

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The founder and CEO of Her Lawyer Pty Ltd, Courtney Bowie, has today been named a finalist in the Emerging Leader category of the Telstra…

The launch of Dentons Virtual Counsel

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Dentons has launched Dentons Virtual Counsel (DVC) in Australia – a web-based tool which allows subscribers to access fixed-price legal advice as they need it. As the…

Concerns about growing NSW prison population

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“The Law Society of NSW has repeatedly raised concerns on behalf of the state’s solicitors in relation to the swelling numbers in the state's prisons,…

Freelance lawyer service closing down

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UpCounsel, operating since 2012 and having raised US$26 million, is ceasing operations. The San Francisco based company's promise was, "whether you need a one-time consult…

The End of Barristers!

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In case you were wondering, The End of Barristers! is not the highly anticipated sequel to The End of Lawyers? (note the question mark) by…

Family courts need urgent funding injection, says Law Council

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New figures from the Productivity Commission show delays across the family law system are reaching alarming levels, according to the Law Council of Australia. Statistics…