Opinion

What factors are preventing innovation in-house?Jan 21 2020

Australia is a country the world should be keeping its eyes on for legal tech in 2020, despite adoption not being at the levels it should, w

by Jerome Doraisamy

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Jan 20 2020Technology is disrupting the legal industry – lawyers should prepare

From legislated smart contracts to a national blockchain network, disruption of the legal industry i...

by Arthur Marusevich

Jan 13 2020Global law of sexual assault: How judging consent fails

In October of 2017, the #MeToo movement became a reckoning. Powerful men began to fall as victims fe...

by Naomi Neilson

Jan 09 20206 trends to look out for in 2020

A surge in negligence claims against lawyers and increasing pressure on Australian employers to publ...

by Emma Ryan

Jan 06 2020Client relationship management is no time to play politics

For the US Democrats to stand a chance in the 2020 presidential election, they must select as their ...

by Jacqueline Burns

Why young voices are needed in international law reformDec 29 2019

A unique opportunity to engage in meaningful conversations with passionate young people across the Commonwealth left University of Sydney La...

by Catherine Ge

Why the mobile phone detection legislation won’t workDec 22 2019

The NSW government has pushed ahead with its controversial mobile phone detection legislation, writes Sydney barrister Sebastian De Brennan....

by Sebastian De Brennan

NewLaw: Time to move beyond the edgesDec 19 2019

It has been well over a decade since the concept of Alternative Legal Service or “NewLaw” providers emerged to challenge the traditional...

by Ken Jagger

Stop addressing women as ‘Sirs’Dec 18 2019

I recently had an email exchange where another solicitor insisted on addressing me as “Sir”, even after I politely requested they not do...

by Marianne Marchesi

Concerns about veterans and the criminal justice systemDec 17 2019

Organisations that work with men and women who have served in the Australian military have been concerned for some years that high numbers o...

by Kellie Toole and Elaine Waddell