Latest women in law

SME Law Mar 13 2022 ByJerome Doraisamy‘What a powerful time to be a woman in law’

For all female legal professionals, a supportive personal and professional network is vital, writes Libby Thomas. ...

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Big Law Mar 10 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyLEAP, Lawyers Weekly enter into diversity partnership

Legal practice management software company LEAP has joined Lawyers Weekly as the official Diversity Partner for 2022. ...

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Big Law Mar 09 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyWomen barristers now receiving 30% of briefs

A key target of the Law Council’s Equitable Briefing Policy has finally been reached, with more than three in 10 brief...

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SME Law Mar 07 2022 ByJerome DoraisamyMeet the Melbourne firm leading the way on female leadership

With women still underrepresented in senior roles across the legal profession, one firm is bucking the trend, arguing th...

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Big Law Feb 22 2022 ByLauren CroftWomen lawyers need better pathways into leadership

Following the release of Australia’s latest gender equality scorecard, three BigLaw managing partners weighed in on wh...

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Big Law Feb 17 2022 ByLauren Croft‘There are massive injustices taking place every day in Australia’

The pro bono sector – after growing and evolving through the pandemic – has never been more important, both for the ...

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The Bar Feb 09 2022 ByDr Matt Bach MPDressing gowns to robes: Putting home courts in the dock

For the sake of our court system and for our broader legal community, in-person work across the entirety of the legal se...

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Big Law Jan 17 2022 ByGlen CranwellNew laws introduce leave for pregnancy loss before 20 weeks

The introduction of two days of compassionate leave is an important acknowledgement that early pregnancy loss is very re...

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Big Law Nov 25 2021 ByReporterLeading women crowned at 2021 Women in Law Awards

Lawyers Weekly is pleased to reveal the winners of the prestigious 2021 Women in Law Awards.

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Big Law Nov 24 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyDrafting better corporate policies to protect staff from violence

Today is International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Here, Lawyers Weekly explores why better prote...

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