The Bar

Balancing life as a barrister and a parentJan 20 2020

Life at the bar is, arguably, one of the more challenging vocational paths a legal professional can embark on. The assumption of parental re

by Jerome Doraisamy


Jan 15 2020Family law system has been ‘neglected, underfunded and under-resourced’

Australia’s judicial system for family law is a “critical piece of social justice infrastructure...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Dec 30 2019Revised arbitration rules to come into effect from 1 January 2020

Resolution Institute has released the Resolution Institute Arbitration Rules 2020, which includes up...

by Emma Ryan

Dec 22 2019Why the mobile phone detection legislation won’t work

The NSW government has pushed ahead with its controversial mobile phone detection legislation, write...

by Sebastian De Brennan

Dec 17 2019Concerns about veterans and the criminal justice system

Organisations that work with men and women who have served in the Australian military have been conc...

by Kellie Toole and Elaine Waddell

How the Federal Court supported a new mother run a class actionDec 16 2019

Juggling a newborn and a women’s health class action was always going to be tough for Rebecca Jancauskas. Support from the court – as we...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Darwin judge appointed deputy chief of NT Local CourtDec 12 2019

Judge Tanya Fong Lim has been appointed as the Deputy Chief Judge of the Northern Territory Local Court. Deals Write comment (0 Comm...

by Jerome Doraisamy

Barrister found guilty on 4 countsDec 10 2019

A Melbourne-based barrister has been found guilty on two counts of unsatisfactory professional conduct and two counts of professional conduc...

by Jerome Doraisamy

New terms of reference to examine penalties for assaulting policeDec 09 2019

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Yvette D’Ath MP has called on the Queensland Sentencing Advisory Council for its advice on penal...

by Emma Ryan

Arbitration leaders join forces in BrisbaneDec 05 2019

Arbitration practitioners from five continents and 15 jurisdictions have gathered in Brisbane to mark the 2019 International Arbitration Con...

by Emma Ryan