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    ACLA welcomes new President

    The Australian Corporate Lawyers Association (ACLA) has welcomed new President Suzanne Hillier, who took over the reins late last year along with Vice President Adrian Goss.

    ACLA/CLANZ In-house Counsel: Benchmarks and Leading Practice Study

    The Australian Corporate Lawyers Association (ACLA), in conjunction with the Corporate Lawyers Association of New Zealand (CLANZ), are currently undertaking an in-house practice and benchmarking study.

    ASX100 Increasingly Looking for In-house Skill for Top GC Role

    Over two-thirds of ASX100 general counsel have come from the ranks of in-house counsel, with 25% avoiding private practice entirely. In a report focusing on the role of general counsel in the ASX100 companies, ACLA is pleased to see a greater recognition of in-house skills base by these leading companies.

    Australasias first report to identify in-house counsel leadership

    For the first time, there is a comprehensive report designed for in-house counsel that outlines the behaviours of leading practice, provides benchmarks for tracking and, importantly, tips and insights to help in-house counsel achieve and demonstrate value.

    Finalists Announced - In-house Lawyer Awards 2012

    The Australian Corporate Lawyers Association (ACLA) has announced the finalists for the ACLA Australian In-house Lawyer Awards 2012.

    The Awards recognise excellence in the provision of legal services and the contribution made by in-house lawyers whether in government or corporate legal departments.

    High Court clarification for in-house lawyers welcomed

    Today’s decision by the High Court (Peter James Shafron v Australian Securities and investments Commission) is welcomed by lawyers working for corporate Australia for one reason – and that is the clarity it provides businesses on the role of in-house lawyers.

    Nominations Open! In-house Awards 2012

    In-house professionals can now nominate for the 2012 ACLA Australian In-house Lawyer Awards.

    The ACLA Australian In-house Lawyer Awards recognise excellence in the provision of legal services and the contribution made by in-house lawyers whether in government or corporate legal departments.

    Women on Top: ACLA In-house Lawyer Awards 2012

    The winners of the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association (ACLA) In-house Lawyer Awards 2012 were announced at the Annual Awards Dinner on Thursday 8 November at the Palmer Coolum Resort, Sunshine Coast.