With the surge of internet banking, online business transactions and the worldwide dissemination of data, March 2014’s Australian Privacy Principles (APP) amendments have been enforced to unify Read more…
In-House Lawyer Posts
This infographic offers some interesting insight into your password creation and may just get you thinking about ways to increase password protection and protect your legal practice’s resource and data!
The shift to digital research has led to some sloppy habits among legal practitioners. Here’s how to nail the legal research skills you need.
The Copyright Act 1968 (Cth) is subject to many (sometimes competing) pressures, and as a result Australian copyright law has become a lengthy and intricate piece of legislation.
The nature and complexity of crime has changed markedly in recent years. So, too, has the scope of criminal investigation powers possessed by police and investigators.
It may be thought that the Nuremberg trials of Nazi war criminals were of the worst of criminality and the last word on the superior orders defence in criminal law, but things are not so clear cut.
In 2012, the NSW Parliament introduced radical, sweeping changes to the Workers Compensation Scheme. This article discusses the high profile case of Mr Goudappel, an injured worker caught by retrospective amendments which sought to remove his right to lump sum compensation.
Creating a strategic plan for your law firm will see you better placed to manage the ups and downs of business life and volatile economic times. We spoke with principal consultant Dr Grant Robertson, UGM Consulting for his advice on creating a strategic plan for your firm in 2014.
We asked five legal industry experts to share their 2014 New Year’s resolutions on strategic planning, performance and growth for your law firm. It’s going to be another exciting and challenging year for the legal profession in 2014, with continuing commoditisation of legal services, increasing client expectations and pricing pressures to contend with.
Meetings are part and parcel of legal life. But how often do we really have productive meetings as opposed to, quite simply, huge time wasters? Read more…