Naomi Neilson

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Naomi Neilson

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Naomi Neilson is a journalist for Lawyers Weekly. She writes its Protégé and Wig & Chamber bulletins and is also the host of The Protégé Podcast.

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Rhanee Rego

‘Every lawyer should be concerned’: Kathleen Folbigg, miscarriages...

With fresh evidence, Australia’s “worst female serial killer” could instead become its worst miscarriage of justic...Read More
RMIT University

Non-legal advocacy group diverts families from courtroom, keeps costs ...

Victoria Legal Aid has joined a non-legal advocacy group in calling on the state government to expand the service after ...Read More
Christian Porter blames ABC

Christian Porter blames ABC, ‘Twitter mob’ for downfall as questio...

In a statement confirming his resignation that seems to cap off a costly defamation battle and a controversial blind tru...Read More
Behind the scenes of the Australian Crisis Simulation Summit

Behind the scenes of the Australian Crisis Simulation Summit 

The student-led Australian Crisis Simulation Summit has invited delegates from across the country to return for a second...Read More
Everything new lawyers should be across

Top 10 in 12 days: Everything new lawyers should be across

In this fortnightly wrap-up, Protégé brings law students, graduates, and new lawyers the top news that they should be ...Read More
The career benefits of making time for interests over expectations

‘Follow something you’re actually passionate about’: The career ...

Standing out in the rigorous and highly competitive application process could be as simple as ditching the expectations ...Read More
Melbourne law students asked to assist stateless children

Melbourne law students asked to assist stateless children

With a significant grant, Melbourne juris doctor students will have the opportunity to develop practical legal skills wh...Read More
NSW Supreme Court

​​Lawyer restricted from acting for Sydney real estate agency

The NSW Supreme Court has restrained a lawyer from acting on behalf of a real estate agency after it was found to have o...Read More
Melbourne CBD

Restrictions on protest rights ‘concerning’, human rights lawyers ...

The decision to lockdown Melbourne’s CBD to prevent anti-restriction protests, which includes pausing public transport...Read More
ACT Magistrates Court

Labor staffer, second-year law student charged with two counts of rape

A federal political staffer and second-year law student has been charged with two counts of rape over an incident allege...Read More

Former A-G Christian Porter resigns from front bench

Former Attorney-General Christian Porter has resigned after revealing he accepted an anonymous donation to cover his cos...Read More
Chief justices law society throw support behind NSW and Vic profession

Chief justices, law society throw support behind NSW and Vic professio...

The Victorian and NSW chief justices, along with the Chief Justice of the Federal Court of Australia and the Law Society...Read More

New tool for reporting sexual harassment in Victorian legal profession

The Victorian Legal Services Board and Commissioner has launched an online tool for lawyers to anonymously report instan...Read More
Christian Porter

Requests made for Christian Porter to disclose who paid his legal fees

Former attorney-general Christian Porter’s transparency obligations have been called into question after he declared t...Read More
​​Legal practitioners report experiences with judicial biases

​​Legal practitioners report experiences with judicial biases

In analysing the extent of judicial biases in the courtroom, the Australian Law Reform Commission has found that the maj...Read More
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