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The Bar 02 March 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyInvolve junior counsel more, say WA’s top judges

The West Australian Chief Justice and president of the state’s Court of Appeal have penned a note to silks out west,...

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The Bar 13 February 2023 ByJess FeyderThe email accounts of Victorian barristers were searched by the...

The email accounts of Victorian barristers were searched by the Victorian Bar Council (VBC) in a homophobia...

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SME Law 06 February 2023 ByJess Feyder‘I was only 17 years old, instructing barristers’

One lawyer discusses her early entrance into the legal profession at the age of 17 and how her passion for law endured...

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The Bar 16 January 2023 ByJerome Doraisamy2023 ‘presents several opportunities for barristers’

When it comes to learning and development, the coming year offers enormous scope for growth, say two bar association...

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The Bar 26 October 2022 ByLauren CroftKate Eastman on the ‘great opportunity’ for equitable briefing

Despite women now outnumbering male judges on the High Court, the Law Council’s equitable briefing targets are yet to...

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Big Law 06 October 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy4 barristers appointed to panel to investigate Hawthorn FC racism...

An independent panel of four barristers, led by a Victorian silk, is set to examine recently published allegations of...

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The Bar 30 September 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy3 barristers named to NSW District Court

NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman has appointed three new judges for the state’s District Court, who collectively...

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The Bar 09 September 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyQueen’s Counsel to become King’s Counsel

In a statement issued first to Lawyers Weekly, the Australian Bar Association (ABA) has confirmed that persons appointed...

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Podcast 05 September 2022 ByRobyn TongolBarristers in the new normal

Australian Bar Association president Dr Matt Collins QC says he is proud of how well barristers across the country...

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The Bar 05 September 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyBarristers should be ‘enormously proud’ of how they’ve managed...

Australian barristers have seen a “generation’s worth” of evolution in the space of two years, Dr Matt Collins QC...

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