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2 Nov 2017
The Chaser stunt that went ‘horribly right’
Julian Morrow, a former lawyer and a founding member of The Chaser, has delved into the group’s APEC stunt at a new CPD event. Write comment...
Luke Geary
1 Nov 2017
How a dinner conversation made one man the boss of Salvos Legal
The managing partner of Salvos Legal has reflected on his 15 years with the social enterprise commercial law firm and the fateful meal that started it...
Work-life balance
1 Nov 2017
Tech uptake fostering work/life balance, study finds
Technological solutions are helping lawyers find greater balance in their lives and pursue “non-traditional” career paths, according to a recent r...
30 Oct 2017
‘They seemed like one of us’: Why relying on referral is a risk in legal recruitment
What are the risks of referral and how to do your due diligence when hiring staff? Lewis Matthews writes.  Write comment (0 Comments) ...
26 Oct 2017
Magistrate divulges nights spent ‘sleepless’ and ‘panicked’
A magistrate of almost 18 years has offered his honest take on the stressors faced by those on the bench, in a bid to “lift the veil” on the exten...
23 Oct 2017
How to fail well
The legal profession is due for an attitude adjustment when it comes to perceived failures, according to an international panel. Write comment...
23 Oct 2017
The pursuit of happiness in the law
A panel of legal experts have explored how to define success in the legal profession, and how lawyers can assess whether they are ready for a career c...
20 Oct 2017
Podcast: One of law’s most infamous alumni – in conversation with Julian Morrow
In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, Melissa Coade is joined by The Chaser’s Julian Morrow. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
19 Oct 2017
‘Ego status’ compelled ex-lawyer to defraud $2.97m, court told
Debarred lawyer John Gordon Bradfield told an NSW District Court that he was driven by “ego status”, after pleading guilty to making false stateme...
19 Oct 2017
Legal podcasts you have to tune in to right now
The rise of the internet has hailed in a new dawn for storytelling. Here’s our top pick of podcasts legal eagles should be listening out for. ...
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Jun 19 2019
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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...