Latest Equality

SME Law 17 August 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyFirst female equity partner named at Owen Hodge Lawyers

Sydney-based boutique Owen Hodge Lawyers has named a new director, who is set to be the firm’s first female equity...

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Big Law 06 July 2023 ByLauren CroftIs the billable hour incompatible with DEI?

With many BigLaw firms placing diversity, equity and inclusion at the top of their priority lists, a significant number...

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SME Law 21 March 2023 ByKimia ZareiMoving towards equity in the workplace

While equality and equity are both important values, they have different implications in legal workplaces, writes Kimia...

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Big Law 13 March 2023 ByJess Feyder‘Tokenism doesn’t help’ bridge inequality in leadership roles

Many firms have a long way to go in bringing women into leadership roles. The employees at one SME firm discuss how a...

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Big Law 08 March 2023 ByLauren CroftDriving equality in law post-pandemic

Post-pandemic, diversity and equality in the workplace can be a fatiguing conversation. But this people and culture...

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The Bar 07 March 2023 ByJess FeyderAge pension inequality case key to progress on Closing the Gap

The federal government has faced court for the first time over its failure to close the gap in life expectancy between...

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Big Law 03 February 2023 ByJerome DoraisamySeyfarth achieves 50:50 gender split in partnership

Seyfarth, the Australian arm of global law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP, has named two new partners, meaning the firm now has...

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Big Law 30 January 2023 ByLauren CroftVictorian government launches panel to advance gender equality

A new legal services panel in Victoria will mean female barristers will have greater opportunities, in a move the...

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Big Law 13 January 2023 ByJerome Doraisamy‘Collecting salary while sitting on your ass’ text shows how far...

A text message in which a female lawyer was called a “soul-less and morally bankrupt person” by a colleague, after...

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SME Law 24 November 2022 ByCarol Grimshaw and Alessia Di PaoloA safe legal workplace

It is fundamentally important that legal professionals in Australia work together to create an environment where events...

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