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The Bar May 09 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyNSW Bar president to step aside

After 18 months as president of the NSW Bar Association, Michael McHugh SC is passing the torch of leadership.

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Big Law Apr 19 2022 ByShandel McAuliffeHow time in the army taught barrister a different ‘perspective’

Spending time in the armed forces can bring a new approach to practising law, Keith Wolahan explained on The Lawyers Wee...

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Podcast Apr 08 2022 ByRobyn TongolMeet the barrister standing for the Liberals in Menzies

Keith Wolahan – a solicitor-turned-barrister who has served multiple combat tours in Afghanistan – believes strongly...

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Big Law Mar 30 2022 ByShandel McAuliffeA new report from BigLaw firm Maddocks and the Women Barristers Associ...

A new report from BigLaw firm Maddocks and the Women Barristers Association showcases women at the bar across Victoria, ...

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The Bar Mar 28 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyWhat makes an award-winning barrister?

Lawyers Weekly spoke with two industry-recognised barristers about what constitutes success for those at the bar as we l...

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Big Law Mar 09 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyWomen barristers now receiving 30% of briefs

A key target of the Law Council’s Equitable Briefing Policy has finally been reached, with more than three in 10 brief...

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The Bar Feb 09 2022 ByDr Matt Bach MPDressing gowns to robes: Putting home courts in the dock

For the sake of our court system and for our broader legal community, in-person work across the entirety of the legal se...

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Corporate Counsel Feb 01 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyWhy law departments should hire barristers

Those at the bar offer myriad skills and insights that can and will be invaluable to clients being advised by in-house t...

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NewLaw Jan 31 2022 ByLauren CroftWhat will the barrister of the future look like?

As we move into a post-pandemic market, barristers should be adapting as much new tech as possible in order to be more e...

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Corporate Counsel Jan 18 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy‘Moving from an in-house role to the bar is incredibly attractive’

Award-winning lawyer Matthew Littlejohn spoke to Lawyers Weekly recently about his journey as a Darwin-based barrister t...

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