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23 Aug 2018
Workplaces failing to deal with sexual harassment: Shine Lawyers poll
Almost 75 per cent of women who are sexually harassed at work report being unhappy with the outcomes of complaints made to their employers, according ...
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9 Jul 2018
Why soft skills cannot be forgotten
As the legal marketplace continues to evolve, and with it client expectations, soft skills will become increasingly important for legal professionals ...
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23 Jul 2018
Why new lawyers are particularly suited to NewLaw
Lawyers Weekly spoke with three of the founders of ANIKA Legal about why NewLaw, and its disruptive nature, may be a happy marriage for graduates comi...
3 Dec 2018
Why law students will benefit from getting involved
Rolling up one’s sleeves as a student and doing advocacy work leads to a more holistic and well-rounded legal educational experience, argues the win...
6 May 2019
Why law students should partake in legal innovation programs
Participating in legal innovation projects and events makes law students “more motivated, well-rounded [and] goal-oriented”, argued one LLM studen...
14 Dec 2018
What can lawyers learn from Harry Potter?
Stephen King mused that every book one picks up offers its own lessons. The seven-part Harry Potter series penned by J.K. Rowling is, unquestionably, ...
12 Apr 2019
What can lawyers learn from Game of Thrones?
Game of Thrones is, arguably, the most consequential television show of this decade. As such, it is prudent to consider whether the show offers lesson...
10 Sep 2018
WA Law Society calls for reversal of ‘damaging’ budget cuts
The Law Society of Western Australia has urged the state government to reverse its decision to axe $110,000 from the budget of the legal body's school...
2 Jul 2018
WA Justice Centre needed to reduce crime rate
New research from The University of Western Australia’s Law School has modelled out the need for a Community Justice Centre to effectively address t...
26 Sep 2018
WA hosts first legal hackathon
Murdoch University law student Kashmirra Thevar has facilitated the western state’s first interdisciplinary legal hackathon. ...
25 Jul 2018
Visual arts, storytelling to help communicate legal advice for remote communities
A new project, funded by the federal government, will communicate legal advice to people in remote communities using visual arts and storytelling. ...
25 Mar 2019
UTS and UoN academics create lawyers’ elder abuse toolkit
With unprecedented attention being given to the injustices facing older Australians, a number of academics have teamed up to create an online toolkit ...
11 Feb 2019
USyd team crowned national Jessup Moot champion
A team from the University of Sydney has taken out top honours at the Australian round of the 2019 Philip C Jessup Moot. ...
14 Jan 2019
USyd gains new head of school and dean of law
The University of Sydney has appointed a new head of law school and dean of the university’s law school, for commencement in July of this year. ...
1 Apr 2019
UoW boosts healthcare education capability
Norton Rose Fulbright has advised the University of Wollongong on the commercial close of a $500 million health and wellbeing development. ...
8 Apr 2019
UofA looks to reform forfeiture law
South Australia’s law reform institute, based out of the University of Adelaide’s Adelaide Law School, is reviewing the current law of forfeiture ...
14 Jan 2019
UNE’s new head of law reveals priorities and aspirations
The former dean of Western Sydney University has taken on a new role as the head of law at the University of New England’s law school after deciding...
3 Sep 2018
To all the clerkship applications I’ve cried over before
It is important for law students to ask themselves why they invest so much – physically and emotionally – in the clerkship application process, wr...
13 Sep 2018
The myth of the well-rounded law student
I’m proud to say that my biggest achievement is that I have gotten through nearly all of my law degree despite all the challenges, writes Monash Un...
8 Mar 2019
The importance of education beyond university
The value of continuing education following one’s university years should not be overlooked, with law firms and organisations alike demanding their ...
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By a majority vote of two to one, the Court of Appeal in Victoria dismissed Cardinal George Pell’s...
Aug 21 2019
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Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
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WA’s Law Access appoints new company director and chairman
Western Australia’s legal pro bono referral service Law Access is welcoming the announcement of a ...
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Jun 26 2018
Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
Crown prosecutor Glen Cash QC has been appointed to the District Court of Queensland and will presid...
Jul 23 2019
Should law students make 5-year plans?
My experiences lead me to ponder whether it’s worth investing our time in crafting opportunities ...
Jun 19 2019
Flexible work is the foundation for healthy, inclusive law firms
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...