ANALYSIS: Leaving the nest
Firms are the nurseries for in-house talent – but what benefit do they derive?
IN DEPTH: Seyfarth Shaw’s Australian ambitions
Seyfarth Shaw is Australia's newest international entrant. Darren Gardner, chair of the firm's international practice, discusses his vision with ALB’s Renu Pras ...
ANALYSIS: Middletons' American revolution
The Middletons-K&L Gates merger is raising some provocative new questions about mid-market practice, as well as finally closing some old wounds for MIddlet ...
ANALYSIS: Inside M+K's corporate model
Is the corporate model appropriate for a legal business and how does it work? One champion of the corporate model is M+K Lawyers national managing director Dam ...
ANALYSIS: How to minimise your firm’s expenses off-shore
Opening an overseas office was once seen as the preserve of large national firms – but if the experience of trans-Tasman outfit Webb Henderson is anything to go ...
Insurance law: the right policy
FEATURE: With a renewed focus on risk and insurance following the recent surge in national disasters, ALB's Ben Abbott takes a closer look at insurance practices around the country ...
ALB In-house Counsel Roundtable: Part One
Earlier this year, several leading senior in-house counsel gathered for the 2013 ALB In-house Counsel Roundtable. They were there to speak frankly about their views on practice in- ...
TMT: Convergence of fortunes
With national high speed broadband in development in both Australia and NZ, there's never been a better time to be a TMT lawyer.
Special Report: Brisbane 2013
In this report, we investigate how firms are coping with a decline in energy & resources work and the aftermath of the floods of January 2013.
In-house Profile: Rod Bordignon, Woolworths
Woolworths group legal manager Rod Bordignon is not afraid to do a little shopping around of his own when it comes to sourcing quality legal advice. He shares his perspective with ...
Resourcing litigation: How technology is improving access to legal processes
By Eddie Sheehy, CEO, Nuix. It is no secret that Australian lawyers are drowning in more information than they can handle.
What's yours is mine
There’s no doubt that the mining and resources industry is one of Australia’s hottest sectors – and there’s still no end to the legal work either.