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GovTech Review: Automated decision-making systems: ensuring transparency

In a recent GovTech Review article, Hicksons Legal Digital Transformation Partner David Fischl and Solicitor Elias Dehsabzi discuss the rise of government agencies using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Automated Decision Making (ADM) systems.
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Tech Day: The legal implications of AI chatbots for Australian firms

“As technology continues to permeate all aspects of business, Australian businesses must  consider the legal implications of using artificial intelligence (AI) to interact with customers.”
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Lawyers Weekly: What the gender pay gap looks like at Australia’s biggest firms

Hicksons is proud to be featured in a recent article from Lawyers Weekly as leading the way for gender pay parity across the legal sector.    New data from the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) confirms Hicksons has a 0% base salary and a 2% total gender remuneration gap. The article noted: ‘Hicksons have some of the best data’ and‘…sits well below the legal sector average’, which is a testament to the firm’s approach to fostering a rewarding culture across the whole firm.  
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Right to disconnect won't cause "significant" change

Employees’ new right to disconnect, was included in the Closing Loopholes No.2 Bill passed by Parliament earlier this month and will take effect six months after the legislation receives Royal Assent.
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Smart Company: Burke hoses down fears that Canberra is seeking a blanket WFH right for award workers

“The Fair Work Act already accommodates a right to request flexible working arrangements which can include working from home.”
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Australian Financial Review: Hicksons Lawyers Leads As Law Firms Hit Gender Parity

Hicksons is proud to be recognised for leading the trend of more female Partners, with over 50% female representation across the firm’s partnership.In a recent Australian Financial Review article, Hicksons was highlighted for having the highest proportion of female partners across all firms in the 2023 Law Partnership Survey.
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Dynamic Business: How can SMEs navigate the ethical challenges inherent in AI adoption?

In a recent Dynamic Business article, Hicksons Legal Digital Transformation Partner, David Fischl, discusses the benefits AI brings to SMEs as well as the 8 principles SMEs should consider when using AI.
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Lawyers Weekly: AI can help legal departments with ‘digital transformation’

“Mastering the use of AI technology, in-house legal teams can make themselves progressive problem solvers and forward thinkers in their organisation” In a Lawyers Weekly article, Hicksons Legal Digital Transformation Partner David Fischl emphasises the importance for corporate counsels to master the use of AI, to drive better outcomes for clients and their own practice.
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Dynamic Business: The talent battle: Winning strategies to attract and keep top employees

As the global job market evolves, businesses grapple with the ongoing challenge of keeping top talent. Holding onto skilled professionals is crucial for a business’ ongoing success. In a recent Dynamic Business article, Hicksons’ Managing Partner, Stewart Cameron, shares the 7 ways Hicksons works to attract and retain talent across the legal industry.
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Insurance News: ‘Evolving threat’ - The battle to stay ahead of cyber criminals is being fought on many fronts

With the evolving threat of cyber-attacks across various businesses, ranging from ASX-listed companies to smaller enterprises, the need for increased cybersecurity measures has never been greater.  
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Report: ESG and Financial Lines Insurance in Australia

Hicksons Insurance, Climate & Cyber Risk Partner, Persia Navidi has prepared a report providing an overview on the current state of ESG in Australia. Topics covered include greenwashing, greenhushing, disclosure of climate-related risks, and how these developments impact financial lines insurers.
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HR Daily: IR Bill "sets new bar" for industrial manslaughter prosecutions

As the Federal Government’s proposed industrial manslaughter laws are expected to pass, Hicksons Workplace Relations Partner, Warwick Ryan discusses with HR Daily on the tougher penalties businesses and senior officers can face as well as the ways HR/WH&S managers and businesses can prepare.
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HR Leader: How employers can respectfully navigate the new paid domestic violence leave

With paid family and domestic violence leave coming into effect earlier this year, Hicksons Workplace Relations Partner, Warwick Ryan recently discusses with HR Leader on how employers can respectfully navigate the new paid domestic violence leave.  
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Fear and Greed Podcast: Inside ASIC’s greenwashing cases against major investors

Insurance, Climate and Cyber Risk Partner Persia Navidi joined Jennifer Duke from Australia's leading business podcast, Fear and Greed. In the interview, Persia discusses recent climate risk developments in Australia, including regarding disclosure of climate-related financial risks, greenwashing, and regulators commencing proceedings against companies for alleged greenwashing.
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Human Resources Directors: How can HR teams approach employee tea breaks

In a recent Human Resources Directors article, Hicksons Workplace Relations Partner, Warwick Ryan discusses on how Human Resources (HR) teams can approach employee tea breaks. 
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