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Leave policies for women’s health: An undue workplace advantage, or a way to combat lost productivity?

If law firms are to implement leave policies for women’s health issues – that are potentially debilitating for sufferers and can impact

by Jerome Doraisamy

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Bondi Legal: ‘I’m not interested in inner peace, I’m a lawyer’

Last Friday night, Lawyers Weekly attended the 10th anniversary opening of Bondi Legal, a comedy abo...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Law least likely to invest in security and password protection

Despite greater investment in privacy and security measures, employees are reporting they still have...

by Naomi Neilson

‘More work needs to be done’: Barristers respond to briefing gender disparity

Barristers across the country have welcomed the shrinking gap in briefings for males and females but...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Solicitor guilty of professional misconduct after stealing $2m from firm

A Perth lawyer faces being struck off the roll for professional misconduct after stealing almost $2 ...

by Naomi Neilson

Indefinite disqualification handed down for man holding himself out as lay associate

A man who purported to be a solicitor employed by Western Sydney-based boutique firm Sun Legal has been indefinitely disqualified from being...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Victoria Police had ‘very deep problems’ with Nicola Gobbo

The Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants has heard the major lack of resources and support led to a breakdown of manage...

by Naomi Neilson

Allen & Overy responds to reports of harassment and discrimination claim

Global firm A&O has issued a response to reports that a former employee made a complaint to the Luxembourg Bar Association, claiming she...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Why family lawyers and financial planners need to work collaboratively

Divorce is about more than simply dividing assets – practitioners in this space need to assist clients on a more holistic journey, argues ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

ALHR slams government move to fast-track anti-protest laws

The Queensland government’s proposal to fast-track anti-protest laws is being strongly condemned by Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, w...

by Emma Ryan