Riethmuller joins Jones Day

Former Ashurst partner Paul Riethmuller has started at global law firm Jones Day as a partner in its projects and infrastructure practice in Perth.

Poor government procurement costs $239m: Deloitte

Poor procurement practices cost Australian governments around $239 million annually, according to a new study from Deloitte Access Economics.

Asphar back to square one

Sixteen years after establishing Asphar Survey Group, and then building it into one of Western Australia’s largest surveying firms, Anthony Asphar is heading back to the jobs market after the demise of his business. Click through to also see the updated BNiQ list of WA's Top 10 surveying firms.

TSG seeks to consult beyond mine sector

Resources-focused TSG Consulting has embarked on a diversification and expansion plan in response to a growing demand from companies trying to unlock the secrets of big data.

Amcom launches tech accelerator

Amcom Telecommunications has teamed up with e-business association eGroup WA and technology hub Spacecubed to launch a tech accelerator program in Perth to help startups turn their ideas into products.

New service landscape

Landscape architects are seeking to take advantage of a long-standing business model operating in the building sector to broaden their service offering and boost their bottom line.

Facing WA's gender challenge

Some of the prominent Perth businesswomen who are succeeding in male-dominated industries outline the strategies that have worked for them.

KPMG launches mining accelerator

Accounting firm KPMG is launching a business ‘accelerator’ that is designed to assist early-stage technology ventures and bring them together with major companies in the energy and resources sector.

Law firms get new partners

Law firms Clifford Chance and Lavan Legal have announced new appointments, with Paul Vinci taking the helm as managing partner and Jon Carson as senior partner of Clifford’s Perth office.

Three ‘new’ law firms for Perth

The break-up of once-prominent law firm Rockwell Olivier is expected to result in the opening of three ‘new’ firms in Perth, with the Civic Legal brand being revived, Taylor Olivier being launched, and Melbourne-based Mills Oakley Lawyers coming to town.

Perth key to Woods Bagot global push

Woods Bagot has been ranked seventh in a list of the world’s top 100 architecture firms for the second consecutive year, with the company’s Perth studio emerging as one of its most strategically important.

Legal strategies at work

Clifford Chance, Ashurst and Gilbert + Tobin have been ranked as the top law firms in the Business News 2014 corporate finance league table, but for very different reasons.

Chalking up the changes

The digital revolution is well and truly under way, and media is at the pointy end of the changes.

Rockwell Olivier follows ILH into administration

Perth law firm Rockwell Olivier has been placed in the hands of administrators, after its sole director concluded the business was insolvent.

IMF chair resigns as new MD starts

Rob Ferguson has resigned as chairman of litigation funder IMF Bentham after failing in a push for the company’s three executive directors, including founder Hugh McLernon, to retire from the board.

WA players deliver on a global stage - SPECIAL REPORT

The international stage has helped this year’s local business and political leaders stand out from the pack – including our Person of the Year, Richard Goyder.

WA judge for Federal Court

Western Australian Supreme Court judge James Edelman has been appointed as a judge of the Federal Court of Australia.

ROCG grows again with Insight purchase

Mid-tier accounting firm ROCG Perth has expanded with the acquisition of specialist research and development tax consultants Insight Business.

TNG legal battle over

Subiaco-based resource exploration company TNG has been awarded damages of $3.5 million after a court case that spanned more than a decade, but has cautioned that the impact of the "extraordinarily complex" judgement remains unclear.

Lawyers target arbitration opportunity

Chief Justice Wayne Martin has thrown his support behind the establishment of a commercial arbitration centre in Perth, which is designed to win a greater share of the dispute resolution work that is often sent overseas.

New team to lead EBM as Adams exits

Insurance broker EBM has appointed a new leadership team and announced the retirement of long-standing managing director Jeff Adams at the end of this year.