Posts by Michael Milnes

The start of the new financial year has seen many of Australia’s largest companies enter their first reporting period under the new Commonwealth Modern Slavery Act. And, in an unanticipated development,…

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Market forces are converging to change the competitive environment for law firms. What role does a firm’s business model play in achieving success? Michael writes on how one law firm’s unique model has led to fast growth.

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On the legal conference circuit, the topic of working in an “Agile” environment has been cropping up so frequently, you could be forgiven for thinking it’s a hot, new project…

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Corporate misconduct has been firmly on the political agenda in recent months. The ongoing Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry is continuing to attract…

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In-house legal departments are under constant pressure to take on more work, but usually have little flexibility to add more lawyers to the team. It is more important than ever…

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According to the Global Slavery Index, 45.8 million people around the world are trapped in various forms of modern slavery. Increasingly, consumers and governments are looking to the business sector…

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Blockchain, the emerging peer-to-peer distributed ledger technology, has continued to make recent headlines in the business and legal media. Blockchain underpins a new generation of disruptive transaction technologies, by promising…

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