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Big Law May 19 2022 ByShandel McAuliffeDo lawyers trust politicians to follow through on campaign pledges?

An informal survey of Lawyers Weekly’s audience indicates that legal professionals across the country are sceptical th...

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Politics May 16 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyAAT appointments ‘have become increasingly political’, says report

Just days out from the federal election, a new study from the Australia Institute reveals how political appointments to ...

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Big Law May 12 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyClass actions, climate and regulation front of mind for insurers

While positive growth is predicted in the insurance space this year, the issues that defined 2021 remain prominent in 20...

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Politics May 12 2022 ByLauren CroftLeading reform to ban hate symbols in Victoria

Victoria is set to become the first state or territory in Australia to ban the public display of the Nazi symbol, in a n...

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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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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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Politics May 10 2022 ByLauren CroftLegal organisations condemn Tasmanian anti-protest bill

Following the proposal of a new anti-protest law in Tasmania, a number of legal groups have voiced concerns – calling ...

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Politics May 03 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyThe issues that will decide lawyers’ votes

With the federal election less than three weeks away, Lawyers Weekly reveals the issues that legal professionals deem mo...

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Politics May 02 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy‘Survivors want to see perpetrators held accountable’

The commission of inquiry into the Tasmanian government’s responses to child sexual abuse in institutional settings st...

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