Posts by Libby Hakim

While marketing and public relations may be on the frontline when it comes to building a brand, general counsel (GC) is a key member of the defence team, going into…

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The 2017 Bitcoin boom means most lawyers have at least heard of this popular cryptocurrency. However, few understand how Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies really work, how they are used and…

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Domestic Australian law firms are increasingly using ‘country desks’ to attract work from foreign markets, from China to Japan, the Middle East, Europe and beyond. The 2017 Australia: State of…

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Relentless disruption, change and innovation are once again the key themes for lawyers this year. Increasingly sophisticated technologies along with pressures from clients, employees and regulatory systems are pushing firms…

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Self-service contract creation uses the wonders of document automation to reimagine the contract creation process. Forget bottlenecks within your legal department – self-service contract creation means anyone in your organisation…

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A career in the legal sector has traditionally offered only two distinct paths: private practice or in-house counsel. In recent years, however, lawyers have forged a new path: freelancing. These…

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They’re the reports that lawyers become familiar with on day one of law school. The Commonwealth Law Reports (CLRs) are synonymous with Australia’s common law system, being the authorised reports…

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Technological advancement and innovation have been two of the most crucial trends driving change in the legal sector recently – they are key for law firms intent on growing, staying…

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When it comes to planning for the future, in-house counsel experience a different world than their law firm counterparts. Flatter hierarchical structures may mean a more challenging climb for ambitious…

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