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Big Law 16 February 2024 ByVanessa BennettMaximising lawyer utilisation and profitability

For lawyers, it is essential to look to neuroscience, instead of “woo-woo”, to prevent burnout, writes Vanessa...

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SME Law 13 February 2024 ByStefanie CostiYoung lawyers are still going through hell

The legal profession must rise from the ashes of its own toxic culture, particularly as it pertains to young lawyers,...

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Big Law 22 December 2023 ByIsabella FergusonHow lawyers can navigate the festive season with less alcohol

Sip smartly: You may be eyeing off the 2023 finishing line and thinking, ‘I’ve got to cut back the booze!’ For...

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The Bar 23 October 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyJagot J: ‘Work hours matter’ in addressing burnout

High Court Justice Jayne Jagot says a “critical look” at the culture of legal workplaces is paramount if the scourge...

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The Bar 31 July 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyNZ chief judges move to address concerns for lawyers’ wellbeing

The chief judges of both the High Court and District Court in New Zealand have taken the “unusual step” of writing...

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Big Law 30 June 2023 ByIsabella Ferguson‘Dry July’ motivation for stressed lawyers

I work with many lawyers, and without fail, the word that is used to describe their lives after a break from alcohol is...

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Big Law 26 April 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyToo many lawyers work while on leave

At a time in which “right to disconnect” laws are being floated for Australia, legal professionals across the...

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SME Law 20 April 2023 ByMarguerite PicardMaybe yoga isn’t the answer?

In reflecting on the Australian Solicitors Conduct Rules (ASCR) and the wellbeing of practitioners, we should recognise...

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Big Law 27 March 2023 ByLauren CroftEmployee wellbeing is now a ‘positive legal obligation’ — and...

With 90 per cent of the Australian workforce reportedly overwhelmed and despite new WHS regulations coming into play in...

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The Bar 24 March 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyJudge Mark Ritter on the treatment of young lawyers, getting to the...

Newly appointed West Australian District Court Judge Mark Ritter SC recently spoke with Lawyers Weekly about improving...

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