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Lawyers must be activists to help end black deaths in custodyJun 04 2020

Unless Australian legal professionals turn up for issues that matter, system change will never occur, say legal advocates.

by Jerome Doraisamy

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Jun 04 2020Human rights law issues in wake of COVID-19

Coronavirus poses an “immense challenge” in relation to Australia’s international human rights...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Jun 04 2020Questions raised about Legal Professional Board of Tasmania process

Calls have been made for Tasmania’s legal complaints process to be more transparent after a client...

by Tony Zhang

Jun 04 2020Hong Kong hits back at Law Council’s criticism

The Australian Law Council labelled Hong Kong’s proposed national security laws “deeply troublin...

by Naomi Neilson

Jun 04 2020Sydney lawyer awarded $84k after online smear campaign

A Sydney solicitor has successfully sued a building inspector for defamation and has been ordered t...

by Tony Zhang

NSW to recognise mentally ill defendant’s crimesJun 04 2020

NSW government decision to change the wording around mentally ill defendants could see the victims of these crimes receive some form of just...

by Naomi Neilson

Convincing clients to spend post-pandemicJun 04 2020

If done right, boutique law firms will be engaging, motivating and inspiring in communication with clients about their legal services. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Responding to employees on JobKeeper refusing to return to workJun 04 2020

There has been no bigger test of employer’s brands than COVID-19, creating new challenges for firms to manage their employees. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Traditional firms must catch up or risk further lossJun 04 2020

It is well past time that we redefine what it means to run a successful legal practice, writes Tracey Mylecharane. ...

by Tracey Mylecharane

National firm offers cash incentive for domestic holidaysJun 03 2020

Taking time out is critical, and will be especially so once the fog of coronavirus has lifted. One firm has found a creative way to encourag...

by Jerome Doraisamy