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Corporate Counsel May 17 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyWhy barristers and mediators should be on your legal services panel

A reconstitution of your business’ panel of providers to include barristers and mediators needs to be considered if yo...

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The Bar May 16 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyFormer NSW chief justice to lead Law Reform Commission

Attorney-General Mark Speakman has appointed the Honourable Tom Bathurst AC QC to chair the state’s independent law re...

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SME Law May 15 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyThe “significant” decision of the High Court of Australia in Fairb...

The “significant” decision of the High Court of Australia in Fairbairn v Radecki forces family lawyers to reassess w...

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The Bar May 15 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyNSW Bar elects new president

The NSW Bar Association has elected a new president, following the decision of outgoing president Michael McHugh SC to s...

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Politics May 12 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy‘Entirely inappropriate’: Legal orgs continue to hit back at PM

Governments in Australia wouldn’t get far having “no truck” with lawyers, say legal member associations respondi...

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The Bar May 11 2022 ByEmeritus Professor Brynn Hibbert AM and Professor Gary EdmondExpert evidence and the law

Whether expert evidence is “reliable”, “valid”, or just “expert” is an important consideration, write Emerit...

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Politics May 10 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyBar president hits back at PM’s comments

After doubling down on his criticism of the NSW ICAC model and saying he’d “never had much truck” with barristers,...

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Big Law May 10 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyQld to criminalise coercive control

The Palaszczuk government has unveiled a “historic overhaul of laws and practices” to better protect Queensland wome...

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The Bar May 09 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy‘The profession is poorer’ for the passing of Judge Peter Zahra

Tributes are starting to flow for his honour Judge Peter Zahra SC, who passed away over the weekend.

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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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