NSW A-G Mark Speakman on pandemic-inspired changes to law

By Tasha Levy|01 May 2020
Mark Speakman

On this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman unpacks the overall impact of COVID-19 on Australia’s legal landscape.

Mr Speakman and host Jerome Doraisamy discuss how NSW has fared since the outbreak of the pandemic, which sectors have been hit the hardest, strategies for adjusting to the “new normal”, and the lasting influence of newly introduced changes in a post-pandemic world.

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They also delve into the effects of COVID-19 on the health and wellbeing of practitioners, how the pandemic has shaped Mr Speakman’s own work practices, and some advice to lawyers who might be apprehensive about what the future of the profession looks like.

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