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26 May 2017
Law: no laughing matter
Lawyers and comedians can have a lot in common: a sharp wit, a love of the limelight and (by some accounts) a sadistic streak. Here are just a few law...
Jenny Brockis
25 May 2017
Can’t remember what you forgot? Instant ways to boost your memory
Memory problems are commonly thought of as a problem relating to older age, writes Jenny Brockis. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
Kimberly Allen
24 May 2017
Law, order and reforming our response to family violence
Why weren’t you there? Why didn’t you pick up on the hints? Why didn’t she feel close enough to tell you? writes Kimberly Allen. Write c...
19 May 2017
Tax – a viable practice area in today’s legal market
An award-winning lawyer says tax law presents an exciting value proposition to other legal professionals, noting that his firm’s focus on the practi...
19 May 2017
World's best (and worst) lawyer jokes: part 2
In a demanding profession like the law, it can be easy to forget about the lighter side of things. Fortunately, Lawyers Weekly has curated some of the...
17 May 2017
Forum to contemplate AI and future of BigLaw
Legal stakeholders plan to gather at a special forum in Perth this week to discuss the implications of artificial intelligence for tomorrow’s lawyer...
17 May 2017
Law students to benefit from expertise of international fellows
JD and masters students at the University of Melbourne will be taught by four visiting legal academics from Finland, New Zealand and the UK. W...
15 May 2017
Law Week FOMO? We’ve got you covered
It’s the one week of the year when lawyers can freely boast to acquaintances at dinner parties what it is they do, so enjoy it while it lasts. Here...
15 May 2017
Tassie lawyer takes the lead to talk about mental health
One young practitioner from Burnie in Tasmania, who almost walked away from law all together, has opened up about the mind shift he needed to pursue t...
15 May 2017
Attorney-General urges review of trust beneficiary liability
Attorney-General Mark Speakman has called for the NSW Law Reform Commission to review the state’s laws relating to the liability of beneficiaries of...
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Flexible work is the foundation for healthy, inclusive law firms
Will change in the legal profession be embraced as an opportunity to create workplaces where our peo...
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The debate following the Israel Folau debacle has generated a lot of thoughtless advice on the use o...
May 20 2019
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