Opinion

Why Qld Supreme Court decision on litigation funding is so significantOct 09 2019

A recent decision of the Supreme Court of Queensland has confirmed the legality of litigation funding for class actions in Queensland and br

by Hannah Kay and Vavaa Mawuli

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Oct 08 2019Law’s a beach: How trading top-tier law for Solomon Islands is more than pina coladas

I recently returned from living and volunteering for 12 months as an environmental lawyer in the Sol...

by Dirk Heinz

Oct 03 2019‘Sadfishing’ by law students should concern us all

Taking to social media to vent about emotional issues, allegedly to generate sympathy, is an increas...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Oct 02 2019The thin edge of the wedge? Legal professional privilege developments in the Australian tax sector

Legal professional privilege (or client legal privilege, as it is also known) is considered a sacros...

by Emma Ryan

Oct 01 2019Are we looking at domestic violence in the right way?

Violence against family members is as serious as it is widespread, writes Joplin Higgins. ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Folau vs Sandilands: How are they different?Sep 30 2019

New controversial comments from shock jock Kyle Sandilands have ensured debate about freedom of religion, which doesn’t escape the front p...

by Jerome Doraisamy

UK Supreme Court shows us that democracy is so much more than just votingSep 29 2019

The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom this week ruled that Boris Johnson’s suspension (or “prorogation”) of parliament was unlawful....

by David Barda

Gillard urges legal profession to improve reporting of sexual harassmentSep 26 2019

When it comes to addressing sexual harassment in law, Australia’s first female prime minister says we must focus on solutions that will cr...

by Samantha Mangwana

Safety must be the first priority of family lawSep 26 2019

If there’s going to be another inquiry into people’s experiences of the family law courts and system, let’s not forget the people who...

by Emma Smallwood

The legal industry: Ripe for transformationSep 25 2019

Law in Australia is a $21 billion industry, steeped in rich tradition that dates back 500 years. Today’s barrister could walk out of chamb...

by Laura Keily