Innovation has become critical for firms looking to thrive in the disrupted legal industry – but there are still barriers that need to be overcome before a firm can fully embrace legal innovation. Lay the groundwork for sustainable innovation by changing your team’s approach to change, innovation and collaboration.
You are probably already aware that there are some specific work-related expenses you can claim as a lawyer. But are you sure you are claiming everything you are entitled to in order to - hopefully - receive some cash back?
Almost everyone is familiar with emojis – the tiny pictures of facial expressions and objects used in texts, emails and social media to mimic non-verbal cues. The hyper-condensed nature of emojis leaves room for interpretation, creating a brand new set of challenges for legal professionals.
With the legal CPD deadline fast approaching, you might be looking for ideas on what topics you should prioritise with your next CPD course. That’s why we have put together a list of the 10 most popular courses so far in 2022. We hope it will help you choose your next interactive course and get CPD compliant online before March 31!
Ahead of the WLANSW 70th Anniversary Gala Dinner, we spoke with NSW Change Champion of the Year 2021 and founder of Resolution123, Carly Stebbing. Carly talked to us about her passion for workplace rights and shared her key piece of advice for other aspiring female legal entrepreneurs.
Simone Herbert-Lowe is the founder and director of Law & Cyber, where she offers legal advice, risk management and consultancy services to businesses and individuals with a focus on cyber threats. As a popular speaker and regular contributor to Australasian Law Management Journal and the Law Society of NSW Journal, Simone is widely recognised as a thought leader on cyber risks and professional duties in Australia. We spoke with Simone about her passion to educate lawyers about cyber threats, the common misconceptions lawyers have regarding cyber risks and what steps lawyers and law firms can take to avoid falling victim to cyber crimes.
As the legal profession evolves and becomes more competitive, lawyers can no longer solely rely on their legal expertise to excel in their careers. To build a thriving and long-lasting career, lawyers must continually develop and hone critical skills that will set them apart. Learn more about how these six skills will help you stand out in 2022.
Ahead of the WLANSW 70th Anniversary Gala Dinner, we spoke with NSW Mentor of the Year 2021, Rebecca Hegarty. Rebecca is passionate about supporting young lawyers and is highly valued by those she mentors. Rebecca talked with us about what sparked her passion for mentoring and shared advice for other lawyers interested in taking on similar roles.