Consolidation of law firms in part driven by the growth in in-house legal teams, says Australian white paper.
King & Wood Mallesons faces allegations of work overload and 'grueling conditions' where lawyers slept in the office to meet deadlines.
'Recent incidents' prompt president of the NSW bar association to write to members warning of perils of e-communication and social media.
The New Zealand Law Society inaugurates 'culture change taskforce' to change the legal landscape.
Ashurst strengthens alternative legal services capability in APAC with global delivery centre launch in Brisbane.
Australia's big four banks and biggest financial services firm are to find a regulator working on the inside in new enforcement measure.
Sydney comes out top as new report sheds light on Australian corporate lawyers' salaries, while general counsel learn there's no single standard.
Bonuses for Australian lawyers in larger firms go as high as 20 per cent of the base remuneration package for senior associates, report says.
IP Australia is concerned consumer costs outweigh benefits after public consultation, saying balance difficult to achieve.
The NSW bar association warns against criminalising 'honest consent' and makes allowances for stupidity and negiligence.