Newlaw Posts

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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Melbourne Law School and Thomson Reuters Peer Monitor® are pleased to present this report setting out the dominant trends impacting the legal market in 2017 and the key issues to…

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The law firm model is broken. Industry commentators and those who work within it are increasingly pointing out how the traditional pyramid law firm model (a select number of senior…

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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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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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The conclusion is in: Innovation and disruption are not passing fads, they’re here to stay. In the 2016 Australia: State of the Legal Market report, Melbourne Law School and Thomson…

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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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