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Change still a long way off for law firm business modelsJun 01 2020

COVID-19 has exposed the weaknesses of traditional firm models, writes Lachlan McKnight.

by Lachlan McKnight

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Jun 01 2020Law Council welcomes new domestic violence inquiry

The Law Council has welcomed the Morrison government’s inquiry into family, domestic and sexual vi...

by Naomi Neilson

Jun 01 2020Australia concerned about Hong Kong national security laws

The Australian law council has expressed concerns about China’s national security laws, which cont...

by Naomi Neilson

Jun 01 2020Courts not ready for post-COVID world

Despite an advance in assistive technologies, new research has indicated that the world’s courts a...

by Naomi Neilson

Jun 01 2020McCullough Robertson hires partner from Bartier Perry

National firm McCullough Robertson has moved to bolster its national employment relations and safety...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Law students transition to digital summit amid COVID-19 crisisJun 01 2020

A team of law students will proceed with an inaugural Australian Crisis Simulation Summit despite the coronavirus pandemic – this time, wi...

by Naomi Neilson

‘Fight hard, fight fair’: A criminologist on preparing for a future in criminal lawJun 01 2020

With an innumerable amount of miscarriages of justice across the court system, students should be better prepared than the prior generation ...

by Naomi Neilson

‘Eye-opening’ experience opens law students up for new careersJun 01 2020

Law students completing pro bono internships were given a “heartbreaking reality check” when engaged at an employment rights legal centr...

by Naomi Neilson

PhD law student assists Rohingya man’s protection visaJun 01 2020

A Rohingya man’s protection visa has been reinstated with the assistance of the research from a PhD law student, which was quoted extensiv...

by Naomi Neilson

WA firm launches Indigenous Clerkship programJun 01 2020

A Perth-based firm has unveiled a work experience program for Indigenous law students to help address “significant under-representation in...

by Jerome Doraisamy