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16 Aug 2019
Pole dancing as a lunchtime activity in law firms…why not?
Dianne Yui – also known by her stage name, Astral Days – reveals why she stepped away from her legal career to teach pole dancing full time and to...
9 Aug 2019
Do we need a better understanding of legal professional privilege?
Former Lawyers Weekly journalist Grace Ormsby, who has been closely following the Lawyer X royal commission, shares her thoughts on the situation and ...
2 Aug 2019
Why this young lawyer became a barrister
Award-winning barrister Matthew Littlejohn joins host Jerome Doraisamy on this week’s episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show to discuss why he chose to ...
26 Jul 2019
Utilising her legal background and past experiences to advocate protection against domestic violence
In May of 2017 Amani Haydar’s father was sentenced to 18 years in prison for the murder of his wife.  In this episode of the Lawyers Weekly Show, A...
19 Jul 2019
What makes law firms attractive?
Attracting and retaining talent is fundamentally important to the success or otherwise of Australian law firms. Culture, and its many facets, is inext...
12 Jul 2019
How a law grad became Miss Universe Australia
In this week’s episode, law graduate and newly crowned Miss Universe Australia Priya Serrao joins host Jerome Doraisamy to share how, as a soon-to...
5 Jul 2019
The need for bystander provisions
The standard you walk past is the standard you accept. Law firms need bystander provisions to not only help combat instances of sexual harassment and ...
3 Jul 2019
The next industrial revolution: Exploring the future of legal practice
In this special episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, brought to you by the Law Society of New South Wales, Jerome Doraisamy is joined by NSW Law Societ...
28 Jun 2019
4-day weeks, flexibility and other shake-ups to traditional working
In this episode, Jerome speaks with two board members of Minds Count, Canon Oceania general counsel David Field and Swaab managing partner Mary Digigl...
21 Jun 2019
Breaking away from the ‘boys club’ in law
Why one lawyer set out to support women in business: Jerome chats with Courtney Bowie. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
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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...