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Law student awarded damages for sexual assaultAug 10 2020

A Canberra college which regards its drinking culture as a “badge of honour” has been ordered to pay a former student $420,000 in damages for breaching their duty of care wh

by Naomi Neilson

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Aug 10 2020Coding course to grant new lawyers competitive edge

An Adelaide university is offering a six-month course to refine coding skills to allow the next gene...

by Naomi Neilson

Aug 10 2020Student-led research analyses rule of law during COVID-19

Law students from three Australian universities have explored how a global pandemic has influenced t...

by Naomi Neilson

Aug 10 2020Swapping out essays for picture books: A new way to assess future lawyers

Students of a Canberra university have engaged with the law in new forms, including magazines, podca...

by Naomi Neilson

Aug 10 2020Top 10: What law students should know about the law today

Lawyers Weekly’s Protégé takes a look back at the last two weeks to round up the top 10 stories ...

by Naomi Neilson

Time-based billing ‘not great for gender equality’Aug 09 2020

Client service delivery should centre around one’s output and the value provided, one NewLaw leader says, as part of the push to ensure eq...

by Jerome Doraisamy

‘Rock the boat yourself’: How to report harassment as a young lawyerJul 27 2020

While it may be impossible to erase sexual harassment from the profession altogether, top legal women have offered advice to young lawyers o...

by Naomi Neilson

Law student garners international attention in legal battle with AustraliaJul 27 2020

Katta O’Donnell has made clear her intentions to sue the Australian government over its failure to disclose the risks of climate change on...

by Naomi Neilson

Melbourne students walk away with negotiation winJul 27 2020

Reeling from the Australian win, two law students will begin preparations for their next negotiation competition, this time against internat...

by Naomi Neilson

Exercise in crisis management: Law students at the forefront of decision-makingJul 27 2020

The Australian legal and regulatory landscape will be forever changed by COVID-19, especially for law graduates across the country, writes G...

by Gemma Dabkowski