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26 Apr 2017
Last-minute budget reprieve to save community legal sector
The announcement that plans to cut funding for Australia’s community legal sector have been taken off the table in the next federal budget has been ...
Greg Barns
26 Apr 2017
ALA welcomes ‘damning’ report on Nauru and Manus Island
The Australian Lawyers Alliance has backed the release of a report which stated that there is an “unacceptable lack of accountability and transparen...
24 Apr 2017
The firm that fought for a returned Anzac
In 1916, a young soldier from South Australia faced an entirely different kind of battle when he returned from Gallipoli to fight the bureaucracy at h...
24 Apr 2017
Women restructuring ‘traditionally male-dominated’ sector
The new president of the Women’s Insolvency Network Australia has announced plans to increase gender equality in insolvency and restructuring, notin...
21 Apr 2017
Lawyers welcome visa reforms
Several migration lawyers have praised the federal government’s changes to the 457 and 186 visa programs, saying they will make more opportunities a...
21 Apr 2017
Senate gig for Adelaide lawyer Lucy Gichuhi
Family First has parachuted Lucy Gichuhi into the South Australian seat left vacant by ex-senator Bob Day, following a ruling by the High Court. ...
21 Apr 2017
Property lawyers divided on market ‘bubble’
Property lawyers are at odds on a number of issues affecting the housing market, including the debate of whether young Aussies should be allowed to di...
20 Apr 2017
More women to clamber up the partnership ladder
Several industry experts have predicted that a higher percentage of women will achieve partnership in 2017 compared to 2016, for a myriad of reasons. ...
20 Apr 2017
Retired judge recognised for service to law school
A former judge of the Supreme Court and distinguished figure in the NSW legal profession has been honored at a university in Western Sydney graduati...
20 Apr 2017
‘Long overdue initiative’ to attract Sydney lawyers
An international organisation will touch down in Sydney soon, offering legal professionals across New South Wales vast opportunities. Write co...
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Will change in the legal profession be embraced as an opportunity to create workplaces where our peo...
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The smarts of using social media
The debate following the Israel Folau debacle has generated a lot of thoughtless advice on the use o...
May 20 2019
‘I’d rather lick the floor of a bus than talk to a law student’
The unattainable and exclusive brilliance of the legal profession is a constellation made up of very...