Posts by Rebecca Lim

As an in-house lawyer you face many challenges, from advising on complex legal or strategic matters across a range of commercial and legal practice areas, to repetitive tasks such as…

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There is no doubt the integration of technology into the practice of law has seen many firms and corporate legal departments enjoy myriad benefits, such as improved cost-efficiency, greater client…

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In the past, traditional firms primarily distinguished themselves by their name or the calibre of their legal advice, and there was a perceived distinction between the revenue generators and ‘cost…

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Innovation has always been synonymous with risk. In the past, pure technical ability — not innovation — was the key differentiator between firms in a traditionally risk-averse and inherently conservative…

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Following a comprehensive public consultation process that began on 12 May 2016, the ASX implemented changes to its requirements for admission to the ASX official list, effective 19 December 2016.…

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In 2016, disruption in the Australian legal services industry became a normal state of affairs. Against a background of declining client demand, law firm growth and revenues, traditional business models…

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In an age of disruption, BigLaw or traditional large law firms face increasing competition from rapidly evolving NewLaw providers. But what does NewLaw actually mean, and how do these firms differ…

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The terms “BigLaw” and “NewLaw” were first coined by professional advisory firm Beaton Capital in 2013, and refer to two very different business models for the provision of legal services. In the legal and…

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Butler and Holt’s Indictable Offences Queensland is the essential guide to the law governing serious crime in Queensland. Available from 15 September 2016, this service will be released online through…

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