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‘Lawyers should be joiners’ in protests against unethical laws: Michael KirbyJan 27 2020

In light of controversy and protests on transgender laws in Japan, former justice of the High Court Michael Kirby told Lawyers Weekly that “lawyers should be joiners”, addin

by Naomi Neilson

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Jan 27 2020‘Love is impossible without law’

If The Beatles are to be believed, “All You Need Is Love”. This isn’t quite true, says one ANU...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jan 27 2020Acciona advised on colossal waste-to-energy project

Allens has advised Acciona on the development and financing of the East Rockingham Waste to energy f...

by Tony Zhang

Jan 27 2020Better juror education will protect fair trials

The Tasmania Law Reform Institute has recommended improved education for jurors to stop inappropriat...

by Tony Zhang

Jan 26 2020Culture at Victoria Police, Lawyer X management ‘constant frustration’

Speaking to the royal commission, Victoria Police assistant commissioner said cultural issues at the...

by Naomi Neilson

Two new partners join JWS’ E&R teamJan 27 2020

Johnson Winter & Slattery has added to its corporate and resources practices by recruiting two new partners from Corrs Chambers Westgart...

by Tony Zhang

‘No one is forcing you to be a lawyer’ is no justification for imposing long hoursJan 27 2020

Tired tropes that espouse how young lawyers simply need to suck it up and get used to long hours are becoming a minority, but not fast enoug...

by Jerome Doraisamy

LIV rejects move to abolish committal hearings as ‘flagrant insult’Jan 26 2020

The major Victorian legal body has rejected calls to abolish committal hearings, noting it will undermine fundamental rights in the criminal...

by Naomi Neilson

Shocking silicosis figures require immediate national responseJan 23 2020

Leading class action law firm, Maurice Blackburn has called on both federal and state governments to take immediate action after new data fr...

by Tony Zhang

The global behemoth of e-discoveryJan 23 2020

Revealing insights derived from 2019’s Relativity Fest, as well as some of the industry’s most noteworthy experts, Lawyers Weekly uncove...

by Emma Ryan