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Solicitor publicly reprimanded for failing to respond to communications

A solicitor has been found guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct due to a failure to respond to urgent communications on behalf of h

by Naomi Neilson

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Firms to act for clients in modern slavery reporting requirements

In light of recent modern slavery amendments, firms should be updating any reporting requirements to...

by Naomi Neilson

Bipartisanship needed to address prison numbers, says former NSW A-G

The number of people imprisoned, both in NSW and across the country, will continue to rise unless th...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Public drunkenness to be decriminalised in Victoria

The Andrews Labor government will abolish the crime of public drunkenness and replace it with an Abo...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Satisfaction with law firms at 5-year low

Exclusive research has shown satisfaction among Australian legal professionals has dropped to its lo...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Lawyers protest ‘extraordinary’ increase in police strip searches

NSW lawyers are calling for an immediate reform to police strip searching laws as it is revealed there has been an almost twentyfold increas...

by Naomi Neilson

LCA backs public consults into ‘rushed’ encryption legislation

The Law Council of Australia has welcomed a new review into encryption legislation, which it says will play a vital role in ensuring public ...

by Emma Ryan

Central Coast Law Society donates to help domestic violence victims

The Regional law society in the NSW Central Coast has donated to one of the region’s domestic violence programs to tackle the increase in ...

by Naomi Neilson

NSW to introduce chatbots to help solve legal queries

One-quarter of a million dollars has been invested into designing and building a chatbot to help vulnerable people solve common legal proble...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Melbourne firms confirm merger

Two Melbourne-headquartered law firms will become one next month, after a decision was reached to merge their offerings as part of continued...

by Emma Ryan