‘They seemed like one of us’: Why relying on referral is a risk in legal recruitmentOct 29 2017

What are the risks of referral and how to do your due diligence when hiring staff? Lewis Matthews writes.  News Write comment (0

by Lewis Matthews


Oct 25 2017Magistrate 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 b...

by Melissa Coade

Oct 23 2017How to fail well

The legal profession is due for an attitude adjustment when it comes to perceived failures, accordin...

by Tom Lodewyke

Oct 22 2017The pursuit of happiness in the law

A panel of legal experts have explored how to define success in the legal profession, and how lawyer...

by Tom Lodewyke

Oct 20 2017Podcast: 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....

by Tom Lodewyke

‘Ego status’ compelled ex-lawyer to defraud $2.97m, court toldOct 18 2017

Debarred lawyer John Gordon Bradfield told an NSW District Court that he was driven by “ego status”, after pleading guilty to making fal...

by Melissa Coade

Legal podcasts you have to tune in to right nowOct 18 2017

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 f...

by Melissa Coade

Academics entertain the idea of law without lawyersOct 17 2017

Researchers from Queensland will explore some of the most disruptive trends tipped to transform the future of law.   News Write comm...

by Melissa Coade

New shining light for Victorian law schoolOct 09 2017

Deakin University has unveiled a new executive team for its law school, with the appointment of a new dean and deputy dean. News Writ...

by Melissa Coade

Melbourne Law makes lucky number 7 in world rankingsOct 05 2017

The only Australian law school to claim a spot in the Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings 2018 for law is the University of...

by Melissa Coade