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The Lawyers Weekly Podcast Network explores the myriad issues, challenges, trends and opportunities facing legal professionals in Australia. Produced by Australia’s largest and most-trusted legal publication, Lawyers Weekly, the four shows on the channel – The Lawyers Weekly Show, The Corporate Counsel Show, The Boutique Lawyer Show and Protégé – all bring legal marketplace news to the audience via engaging and insightful conversations. Our editorial team talking to legal professionals and i ...
 
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There has been an “explosion of interest” in the clean energy space, say three senior lawyers from Gilbert + Tobin, with a fascinating 2021 set to lead to an even busier and more interesting 2022. On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by G+T partner Michael Blakiston and special counsel Patrick Tydde and Christ…
 
On this special episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, produced in partnership with LexisNexis, host Jerome Doraisamy speaks with Lindsay O’Connor about ongoing issues practitioners are experiencing with drafting and the role of technology as the profession moves to adapt to more modern methods of practice. Ms O’Connor – who is the head of online solu…
 
The traditional understanding of what makes a good in-house counsel “is no longer” – in the post-pandemic market, only a counsel who not only understands but helps shape a business’ governance frameworks will be successful. On this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Youi executive general manager of legal, com…
 
Whilst Hayley Tarr is based at Burleigh Heads Beach in Queensland, she boasts clients from all over the world. Anything is possible, she says, in building a practice that thinks and lives beyond physical boundaries. On this episode of The Boutique Lawyer Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Tarr Law founding director Hayley Tarr (who was a fina…
 
With WFH becoming increasingly mainstream, there is an opportunity for employers to create office spaces and working environments that are better fit for idiosyncratic needs and purposes and for employees to leverage what is important to them. On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Bowd Legal chief executive …
 
Newly elected ACC global board chair Mike Madden – just the second Australian to hold the role – speaks with Lawyers Weekly about how the role of general counsel is evolving and his hopes for in-house professionals more broadly. On this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Hyne Timber head of group legal, compli…
 
The term “intersectionality” was first coined by a lawyer. As a move towards the post-pandemic market, adopting an intersectional approach to legal practice will be increasingly essential for meaningful service of one’s clients. On this episode of The Boutique Lawyer Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Regal Lawyers principal Mannie Kaur Verma…
 
Outside of the unrealities played out on television screens, criminal law can be packed full of exciting cases, clients and, sometimes, court appearances – but it’s also highly competitive, so how can new lawyers make a career out of it? Protégé chats with a relatively new criminal lawyer on the pathway he took into the field. In this episode of Th…
 
One year ago, a period of “drastic change” was predicted for litigators. Not only did that come to pass, but more change is looming for lawyers in this space. On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Jerome Doraisamy welcomes return guest Jason Betts and first-time guest Christine Tran, both partners at Herbert Smith Freehills, to discuss t…
 
On the second episode of our new show, LawTech Talks, produced in partnership with Immediation, we delve into all things technology for barristers: how best practice for those at the bar is evolving, what it will mean to be a tech-enabled barrister in the future, and why now is a great time to begin exploring new tech options for 2022. Host Jerome …
 
Whether the supposed “Great Resignation” materialises or not, law departments are going to have to do all they can to keep in-house counsel happy. On this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Carlyle Kingswood Global director, in-house (legal and governance) Phillip Hunter to discuss whether or not the “Great Re…
 
As the founder of a business that specialises in the arts, Alana Kushnir believes that there is “absolute potential” for lawyers to combine what they are passionate about with daily legal practice. On this episode of The Boutique Lawyer Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Guest Work Agency founder and director Alana Kushnir to talk about how a…
 
Paul McCann was the head of litigation and Sydney office lead partner of a top-tier firm who saw a “noticeable decline in the happiness factor” for lawyers across the board. He decided to start a new firm, through which he felt he could better lead the next generation in meaningful, substantive ways. On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host…
 
Law departments cannot risk becoming a “bottleneck for business”. Helping the business scale their operations at this critical juncture not only helps manage workflow issues but will also help shore up the long-term relevance of the law department, says one expert. On this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by St…
 
When Sally Nicholes founded her firm, she was adamant that the practice be one that actually gives back and promotes the rights of those most vulnerable. Given the hurdles that LGBTQIA+ persons and families have historically faced, having a dedicated arm within her firm to support such clients was a must. On this episode of The Boutique Lawyer Show…
 
First as an offender and then on the other side of the bench, this budding new lawyer has had a unique experience with the law and the justice system. Through this, he gained some incredible insight into how the profession relegates its newcomers. In this episode of The Protégé Podcast, host Naomi Neilson is joined Queensland Law Society’s First Na…
 
On this special episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, produced in partnership with Olvera Advisors, Mirzan Mansoor explores what the post-pandemic future holds for Australian businesses. Mr Mansoor, a manager at Olvera and former corporate banking executive, joins host Jerome Doraisamy to discuss the state of affairs for Australian businesses in the …
 
Both law firms and in-house teams make mistakes when it comes to building and maintaining good relationships. In the current climate, it is especially pertinent that both sides find ways to improve. On this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Cognetic Legal & Consulting founder and principal Damien Sullivan to …
 
On this special episode of The Boutique Lawyer Show, produced in partnership with mattero, a panel of experts unpack the most pertinent professional and technological considerations for SME practices in the looming “new normal”. Host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by mattero chief solutions officer Chris Porter, Lawganised founder and director Ben Deve…
 
Spearheading a national team is not easy, least of all in a listed company and against the backdrop of a global pandemic. However, if one is sure of their purpose and implements the right strategies, opportunities will emerge and success will follow. On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Shine Lawyers medica…
 
On this special episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, produced in partnership with So They Can, a partner and a barrister reflect on their support for the organisation’s education and empowerment programs that empower vulnerable communities in East Africa and how such work has informed their respective professional outlooks. Host Jerome Doraisamy is …
 
In an increasingly globalised market, it is imperative that in-house lawyers understand and appreciate the cultural idiosyncrasies of everyone who sits across from you at the negotiating table – especially given that the age of coronavirus has “changed how we communicate”. On this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is join…
 
Fear used to hold Nancy Youssef back from achieving success in business. Her five-step process to overcome one’s worries, particularly as we move into a post-pandemic market, is essential for all firm owners. On this episode of The Boutique Lawyer Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Nancy Youssef, the founder and financial strategist of Classi…
 
Having been caught between the choice of unpredictability in her dream job or the stability in another, one new lawyer shares how she thought she would be giving up her passion for writing when she pursued her interest in law – ultimately, however, she found a way to make both of them work in one big, exciting career. In this episode of The Protégé…
 
There is “no greater gift” lawyers can give themselves than claiming what they want for their lives. Having left BigLaw behind to become a sex and relationship coach, Stephanie Rigg understands the importance of being deliberate and intentional about creating a meaningful life for one’s self. On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Jerome …
 
Having worked extensively across financial services and having successfully navigated an arduous royal commission into that sector, Scott Stierli knows how best to showcase one’s importance to a business. On this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by REA Group executive manager (legal) Scott Stierli to reflect on…
 
Not only do emerging leaders like Sheetal Deo have the power to reshape the makeup and tone of the legal profession and the ways in which client services are delivered – they are already doing it. On this episode of The Boutique Lawyer Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Shakti (Legal Solutions) founder and principal Sheetal Deo to discuss mor…
 
For International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, two senior legal professionals discuss their experiences with stillbirth and infertility, respectively. (Content warning: this episode may be distressing for some listeners. Discretion is advised.) On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Holding Redl…
 
On this special episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, produced in partnership with LOD, we explore how trust levels in-house have changed since the onset of COVID-19 and what this means for the legal department of the future. Host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by LOD Australia managing director Paul Cowling, St Barbara general counsel and company sec…
 
From youthful run-ins with a now-Supreme Court judge to the need to find a cure for “resting bastard face”, Ian Whitworth’s life and teachings for business owners are unlike any other. On this episode of The Boutique Lawyer Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Scene Change co-founder and author Ian Whitworth to discuss his journey from vet scho…
 
While working towards their dream jobs, new lawyers should not be shying away from alternative career paths and non-traditional legal roles because they may just make the difference on future job applications and in interviews. In this episode of The Protégé Podcast, host Naomi Neilson is joined by IP and commercial lawyer Maiko Sentina to discuss …
 
Doing duty list work in regional and remote towns, Hassan Ameen says, is a great reminder of the privileges that many lawyers enjoy, both personally and professionally. This is just one of many reasons why emerging criminal lawyers will benefit greatly from spending some time working in country Australia. On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show,…
 
Tanya Heaslip grew up on a cattle station in Central Australia. She was the first student of School of the Air to study and graduate from law school and, from there, her career was as varied as it was incredible, including working on the Lindy Chamberlain inquiry and teaching English to Czech lawyers and judges. On this episode of The Corporate Cou…
 
Family lawyers in Australia deal with the Family Law Act. Rebecca Chapman, as an international parental child abduction lawyer, deals with the Hague Convention. In such cases, where children have been taken overseas by one parent without the other’s permission or a court order, the stakes are heightened. On this episode of The Boutique Lawyer Show,…
 
The age of coronavirus has presented some fascinating challenges for lawyers in the venture capital space, Myra Beal says, reinforcing key teachings for such practitioners about the need to manage client expectations and join them, over the long term, on their investment journeys. On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is…
 
In the inaugural episode of LawTech Talks, Lawyers Weekly – in partnership with Immediation – dives into the myriad challenges facing females in Australia’s legal tech sector, and how such hurdles can be overcome. Host Jerome Doraisamy speaks with Immediation founder and barrister Laura Keily, as well as Xakia Technologies founder and CEO Jodie Bak…
 
Kathryn Jurd’s role as general counsel for RSPCA NSW can often feel like speaking seven languages fluently, and if she can’t speak an eighth dialect, she’s asked why. This said, day-to-day work for the animal welfare organisation never fails to be “diverse and engaging”, she says. On this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, host Jerome Doraisamy…
 
A firm’s value is, ultimately, defined by the clientele. Establishing and effectively communicating that value, in a marketplace that is increasingly crowded, is a foremost challenge for boutique practices right now. On this episode of The Boutique Lawyer Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Aptum Legal managing director Nigel Evans to discuss …
 
From their first pay cheque, new lawyers should be having open discussions about their salaries with peers to familiarise themselves with the prejudices and the structural discrimination that exists in the profession, one graduate lawyer said. In this episode of The Protégé Podcast, host Naomi Neilson is joined by graduate lawyer Taylah Spirovski i…
 
The challenges faced by lawyers with disabilities are not something that is spoken about often enough by Australia’s legal profession. Three lawyers are looking to change that. On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Equality Lawyers principal Natalie Wade, Makinson d’Apice Lawyers special counsel Ella Alexand…
 
According to findings from the Association of Corporate Counsel, too few law departments have and implement equitable briefing policies. This, a barrister and a senior in-house lawyer argue, must change. On this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by Talitha Fishburn, a barrister at Black Chambers in Sydney, and P…
 
While pregnant with her second child, Danielle Snell’s litigation practice was peaking. Not wanting to stop fighting for her clients, she and her business partner unveiled a new firm as she entered her seventh month of pregnancy – proving that there can and should be no obstacles to having personal fulfilment and professional success at the same ti…
 
Kathleen Folbigg has been branded Australia’s worst female serial killer but new research into the deaths of her four children, backed by the world’s leading experts, may instead make her Australia’s worst miscarriage of justice. On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, host Naomi Neilson is joined by solicitor Rhanee Rego to discuss the new sci…
 
Welcome the first edition of the Cyber Security Uncut podcast with our hosts Major General (Ret'd) Marcus Thompson, former head of the Department of Defence's Information Warfare Division, and Phil Tarrant, director — defence and security at Momentum Media. The Cyber Security Uncut podcast is a fortnightly podcast unpacking Australia's innovative a…
 
As the amount of money coming into Australian venture capital grows, so too will the demands for return on investment. For legal counsel in VC, there are opportunities abound right now. On this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by AirTree general counsel Nick Brown to discuss his career in VC and M&A, how the in…
 
For those in tax law, the modern market is providing ample opportunity to better support Australian businesses and see them flourish. It is, undoubtedly, a practice area through which one can give back to the community, particularly in such turbulent times. On this episode of The Boutique Lawyer Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by ABA Legal Gr…
 
Future national security law leaders were once again invited to the Australian Crisis Simulation Summit to brush up on real-life skills during very realistic experiences. The summit’s director spoke to Protégé on what’s in store for the delegates. In this episode of The Protégé Podcast, host Naomi Neilson is joined by Australian National University…
 
The world is changing around us, and thus so are the ways that lawyers network and build their personal and professional brands. But, contrary to popular opinion, being online is not just for NewLaw practitioners – “traditional” practitioners who use time-based billing can also find success in this realm. On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show,…
 
This year's R U OK? Day serves as an important reminder to open up the conversation on mental health, both in the workplace and at home, according to David Coleman, member for Banks and Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. In this special episode, join Momentum Media director Alex Whitlock as he speaks …
 
Being the first in-house lawyer for a business, and working without a blueprint, can be a daunting prospect. However, it is also a hugely rewarding and stimulating opportunity. On this episode of The Corporate Counsel Show, host Jerome Doraisamy is joined by JobAdder general counsel Simone Vrabac to talk about the foremost challenges faced by legal…
 
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