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Politics 11 April 2024 ByAlastair LawrieA 10-point test for fair anti-discrimination law reform

We have a truly once-in-a-generation opportunity to reform Commonwealth anti-discrimination laws for the benefit of...

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Big Law 10 April 2024 ByLauren CroftEnsuring self-care in trauma-informed practice

Many of us know the benefits of a trauma-informed approach to lawyering in legal practice, writes Florence Thum. But...

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Politics 09 April 2024 ByDr Matt BachThe new moral panic: Transphobia and the law

In the face of our latest moral panic and its likely impact on the law, certain norms are worth remembering, writes Dr...

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Big Law 04 April 2024 ByAynsley VaughanCompared with Europe, the UK, and even New Zealand, Australia has been...

Compared with Europe, the UK, and even New Zealand, Australia has been somewhat of a laggard in updating existing...

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Big Law 28 March 2024 BySarah Mateljan2/3 Australian lawyers are using ChatGPT for legal work

Generative AI tools are being adopted at increasingly higher rates by Australian lawyers, but law firms have been much...

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Big Law 22 March 2024 ByFlorence ThumEngaging in a trauma-informed approach to lawyering

Lawyers engage in a number of interpersonal relationships when they relate to people with trauma, be they clients or...

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Big Law 18 March 2024 ByLizzie Williamson3 ways to squeeze wellbeing into your jam-packed workday

In the high-stakes world of legal practice, where demands are relentless and the pressure is constant, finding time for...

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Politics 11 March 2024 ByDr Elizabeth Crawford SpencerCoercive control begins at home, but it doesn’t stop there

Workplace psychological abuse is an epidemic that infects our workplaces at great cost to individuals, organisations,...

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Big Law 06 March 2024 ByCornwalls‘You have to be in it to win it’: Q&A with a 30 Under 30 judge

Here, Cornwalls partner Glenn Hughes – who himself is an award-winning lawyer – reflects on what he finds difficult...

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Careers 04 March 2024 ByJoe AguilusNavigating the legal path: A journey of entrepreneurial growth

Having an entrepreneurial mindset on one’s legal educational journey can illuminate one’s path, writes Joe...

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