AUSTBAR: Is the ABA planning new services for Australian Barristers?

AUSTBAR Service for Australian Barristers If their recent trade mark filing activity is any guide, the Australian Bar Association (ABA) has big plans for new services for Australian Barristers. Instead of the fairly low-key website hosted by the ABA, which confines itself to articles principally centred around welcome speeches to new judges, the annual Bar.. read more →

Why you had better be nice to in-house counsels

A power shift means law firms have to rethink their interaction with general counsels of major companies and governments, writes Trish Hyde*.  You would have to have had your head in the sand for over a decade to have missed the fact that businesses and governments are viewing their legal operations differently. General counsels have.. read more →