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The Lawyers Weekly Show takes an in-depth look at the world of law in Australia. Produced by Australia’s leading legal title Lawyers Weekly, the podcast brings a personal touch to legal news. Our editorial team talking to lawyers and other sector experts with fascinating careers, ground-breaking case work or insights into the profession. Check here for updates or visit www.lawyersweekly.com.au for the latest legal business updates.

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    • 4.8, 48 Ratings

The Lawyers Weekly Show takes an in-depth look at the world of law in Australia. Produced by Australia’s leading legal title Lawyers Weekly, the podcast brings a personal touch to legal news. Our editorial team talking to lawyers and other sector experts with fascinating careers, ground-breaking case work or insights into the profession. Check here for updates or visit www.lawyersweekly.com.au for the latest legal business updates.

    The Australian Law Awards 2020 Finalist Showcase – Dispute Resolution Team of the Year

    The Australian Law Awards 2020 Finalist Showcase – Dispute Resolution Team of the Year

    With the Australian Law Awards 2020 set to occur as a Live Broadcast event on Friday, 7 August at 7pm, we are bringing you a series of podcasts showcasing the partners and finalists across a multitude of categories.
    In this episode, Lawyers Weekly's Emma Ryan is joined by Neill Brennan, managing director at Augusta Ventures, which is the Gold Partner of the Australian Law Awards 2020.
    Also featured in this podcast are two finalists in the Dispute Resolution Team of the Year category, Rob Silberstein and Paul Buitendag, who share how they are feeling about having gained recognition as part of the upcoming awards.
    Have you secured your place to the first-ever Live Broadcast experience for the Australian Law Awards?
    Despite not being able to travel freely across the country, we will continue to celebrate this year's leading legal professionals. Register for FREE today and join us from your boardroom, office or even lounge room!

    • 40 min
    Sue Kench on BigLaw’s response to COVID-19

    Sue Kench on BigLaw’s response to COVID-19

    As the global chief executive of King & Wood Mallesons, Sue Kench's mantra of "Not too soon, not too late" has guided the BigLaw firm into making timely, considered decisions in response to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
    In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, she joins host Jerome Doraisamy to discuss the unique set of challenges faced by law firms on the big end of town in the wake of COVID-19, the importance of striking a balance between immediate and longer term strategies, and the opportunities that have risen out of the pandemic.
    Sue outlines how BigLaw firms can look after their staff's holistic wellbeing, how she sees the nature of client service delivery evolving, and her advice to the emerging generation of lawyers about pursuing a career in BigLaw.
    If you like this episode, show your support by rating us or leaving a review on Apple Podcasts (The Lawyers Weekly Show) and by following Lawyers Weekly on social media: Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
    If you have any questions about what you heard today, any topics of interest you have in mind, or if you'd like to lend your voice to the show, email editor@lawyersweekly.com.au for more insights!

    • 28 min
    The Corporate Counsel Show: Why in-house lawyers need to better adapt to technology

    The Corporate Counsel Show: Why in-house lawyers need to better adapt to technology

    According to Marina Yastreboff, making use of new technological products can not only make legal processes more convenient, but can completely transform the nature of how lawyers service their clients.
    In this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, the NSW president of the Australian Society for Computers and Law and legal counsel at UNSW joins host Jerome Doraisamy to discuss the key issues at the intersection between society, technology and the law.
    Tune in to hear Marina talk about the role of in-house lawyers in addressing bias, inclusiveness and discrimination, the importance of forward planning the incorporation of technology into legal practices, and how the pandemic has highlighted the urgent need for lawyers to adapt to new technology.
    If you like this episode, show your support by rating us or leaving a review on Apple Podcasts (The Lawyers Weekly Show) and by following Lawyers Weekly on social media: Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
    If you have any questions about what you heard today, any topics of interest you have in mind, or if you'd like to lend your voice to the show, email editor@lawyersweekly.com.au for more insights!

    • 27 min
    The Australian Law Awards 2020 Finalist Showcase – Partner of the Year

    The Australian Law Awards 2020 Finalist Showcase – Partner of the Year

    With the Australian Law Awards 2020 set to occur as a Live Broadcast event on Friday, 7 August at 7pm, we are bringing you a series of podcasts showcasing the partners and finalists across a multitude of categories.
    In this episode, Lawyers Weekly's Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Professor George Williams, dean of UNSW Law, which is the Principal Partner of the Australian Law Awards 2020.
    Also featured in this podcast are two finalists in the Partner of the Year category, Connie Chen and Daniel Dalli, who share how they are feeling about having gained recognition as part of the upcoming awards.
    Have you secured your place to the first-ever Live Broadcast experience for the Australian Law Awards?
    Despite not being able to travel freely across the country, we will continue to celebrate this year's leading legal professionals. Register for FREE today and join us from your boardroom, office or even lounge room!

    • 27 min
    M&A trends and impacts from COVID-19

    M&A trends and impacts from COVID-19

    In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Meredith Campion from Allen & Overy unpacks the interest findings out of the firm's recent report charting the impact of COVID-19 on mergers and acquisitions.
    Meredith joins host Jerome Doraisamy to take a closer look at the changes in volume and value of M&A deals in the wake of the pandemic, the sectors that have been most significantly affected, and the creative methods that buyers and sellers are using to progress deals under current restrictions.
    They also discuss why M&A has been so susceptible to the impacts of the coronavirus, how Australian M&A has fared relative to the rest of the Asia-Pacific region, and the positive developments that have come out of the pandemic.
    If you like this episode, show your support by rating us or leaving a review on Apple Podcasts (The Lawyers Weekly Show) and by following Lawyers Weekly on social media: Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
    If you have any questions about what you heard today, any topics of interest you have in mind, or if you'd like to lend your voice to the show, email editor@lawyersweekly.com.au for more insights!

    • 19 min
    The Australian Law Awards 2020 Finalist Showcase – Managing Partner of the Year

    The Australian Law Awards 2020 Finalist Showcase – Managing Partner of the Year

    With the Australian Law Awards 2020 set to occur as a Live Broadcast event on Friday, 7 August at 7pm, we are bringing you a series of podcasts showcasing the partners and finalists across a multitude of categories.
    In this episode, Lawyers Weekly's Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Professor George Williams, dean of UNSW Law, which is the Principal Partner of the Australian Law Awards 2020.
    Also featured in this podcast are two finalists in the Managing Partner of the Year category, Andrea Michaels and Genevieve Collins, who share how they are feeling about having gained recognition as part of the upcoming awards.
    Have you secured your place to the first-ever Live Broadcast experience for the Australian Law Awards?
    Despite not being able to travel freely across the country, we will continue to celebrate this year's leading legal professionals. Register for FREE today and join us from your boardroom, office or even lounge room!

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
48 Ratings

48 Ratings

Gillytel3434 ,

Interesting and insightful

Keep the podcasts up lawyers weekly. Really enjoying the breadth of stories and guests.

DJM0708 ,

Was good, now it is as impartial as the ABC

This was a good podcast, now it is a left-leaning boring podcast that focuses on borderline irrelevant issues

JacksonGIlbert ,

Very good content

As always, great content.

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