The Bar

‘Extremely disappointing’: Women lawyers respond to latest barrister briefing numbers

Despite commitments to equitable briefing and more briefs reportedly going to women, the value of briefs offered to women has fallen, contri

by Jerome Doraisamy

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‘More work needs to be done’: Barristers respond to briefing gender disparity

Barristers across the country have welcomed the shrinking gap in briefings for males and females but...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Lessons from engagement of Victorian magistrate to court clerk

The relationship between Victorian magistrate Rodney Higgins and his 23-year fiancée Ashleigh Petri...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Victoria opens first Family Violence Court

The first specialist court for family violence in Victoria is now open in Shepparton, which the stat...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Diversity next on aged care commission agenda

The next round of public hearings into the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety will e...

by Emma Ryan

IMF Bentham, Pipers win SEAS Sapfor forestry scheme case

The Supreme Court of NSW has found that Australian Executor Trustees (SA) Limited is liable to pay equitable compensation of over $80 milli...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Australia must do more to attract international arbitrations

The world of international commercial arbitration has not yet been “adequately penetrated” by the Australian Bar, but there are ways to ...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Gordon Legal spills on Centrelink class action

Gordon Legal has shed light on its recently announced class action, which will focus on the federal government’s so-called robodebt scheme...

by Emma Ryan

New Chief Magistrate appointed in Victoria

Her honour Judge Lisa Hannan has been elevated to Chief Magistrate of the Victorian Magistrates Court, having served for eight years as a ma...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Experimentation the best way for barristers to embrace digital

Barristers have already begun embracing digital “to an acceptable extent”, and a bit more trial and error will see those practitioners t...

by Jerome Doraisamy