Employment

  • LEGAL MANAGEMENT

    Ditching appraisals? You bet!

    Law firm is ditching annual appraisals for continuous feedback in partnership with performance management company.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Australian firms in promotional rounds

    It's a busy time for firms in Australia as a number appointments and expansion of practices are rolled out.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    In mining and cannabis sectors two companies are first-timers in hiring a general counsel, while a couple of counsel jump back over the fence to law firms.

  • TALENT MANAGEMENT

    Legal teams to grow next six months

    Driven by litigation and data privacy concerns early half of US law firms and companies plan to expand legal teams within the next six months research predicts.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Going, going, gone to Phillips! All the moves around the house this week.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    General counsel steps up to co-chief exec role

    More evidence of a shift in general counsel status as gc joins with chief financial officer as co-chief execs of Allied Minds.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Two innovation companies hire their first-ever general counsel, while a merchant bank ends its search after general counsel announced retirement last year.

  • WELLNESS

    Kirkland & Ellis kicks off wellbeing program

    Kirkland launches a firmwide wellbeing program and hires expert in field to lead initiative to tackle issues related to mental health and substance misuse.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Australians at ANZ and PwC take up new global appointments among the moves this week around the house.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    This week's moves highlight some general counsel trends, including gc turned ceo and contractual departure of Caesars Palace gc after ceo's termination.

  • TRANSFORMATION

    General counsel turnover increases 65 per cent

    The last three years sees significant rise as chief executives demanding change and better legal support, according to a report.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Columbia law adjunct professor takes on new biopharm role and Dolby general counsel immerses himself into new challenge in moves this week.

  • MENTAL HEALTH

    Legal profession at risk of mental health hypocrisy

    Shocking indictment of legal profession in global survey, suggesting a clarion call that profession needs to go beyond campaigns and embed good behaviours.

  • MENTAL HEALTH

    Study raises the bar on judicial stress

    Australian study on mental health raises concerns for the judiciary of burnout, alcohol abuse and sleep disorders among judges and magistrates.

  • SCANDAL

    Harvard law professors to lose positions

    First African-American faculty deans in Harvard's history lose house positions, one being Harvard law dean representing Harvey Weinstein.


 

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