PRACTICE INTELLIGENCE

The Practical Guide to Finding Your Next Legal Job

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By Jason Elias. No doubt you have worked hard to get where you are today. Achieving the required education and qualifications takes years of dedication…

Legal Aid NSW hands out twenty seven thousand matters to private lawyers

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Legal Aid NSW provided representation in 39,385 matters last financial year (17/18).  Of those matters, 12,351 were provided by in-house Legal Aid lawyers and 27,034…

And then there were two – ASX listed IP firms

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Qantm Intellectual Property Group and Xenith IP Group Limited will merge. Rival, IPH Limited also approached QANTM but was rejected. QANTM and Xenith will merge…

Lack of business and management skills a threat to Australia’s legal profession

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The lack of training in business skills is a major shortcoming in the education of most lawyers.  And without the capacity to run the business…

Free salary comparison site for the legal profession- LegalSalary.com.au

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Legalsalary.com.au is a free tool covering salaries for lawyers and support staff. The site delivers relevant, real time Australian-centric salary information- with over 40,000 legal salary…

Sydney firm Aitken Lawyers to Merge With Melbourne-based law firm Russell Kennedy

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Aitken Lawyers have agreed to merge with Melbourne-based law firm, Russell Kennedy. The official announcement from Aitken Lawyers noted, "the two firms have been in…

Less Money to Work Only Full Time – Flexible Working Style in the Magic Circle

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Here’s the choice: work full time for A$125K per year or work the magic circle version of full time for A$188K per year. This is…

Link Group’s PEXA acquisition follows massive UK acquisition

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Getting to know the owners of PEXA The three owners of PEXA will be Link Group, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Morgan Stanley Infrastructure Inc. Everyone…

Sydney property vendors are stabilising the property downturn

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At the end of October 2018, Sydney dwelling values* were down by 7.4% compared to 12 months ago. In a market with falling prices, the…

The inevitability of a national conveyancing market and where to start

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We may have a national conveyancing market sooner than we expected. Yes, there are state based interests and administrative impediments currently in place but the…