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23 Nov 2017
‘Bamboo ceiling’ thought piece wins inaugural law prize
A paper that explores the idea of affirmative action to achieve greater diversity among members of Australia’s legal profession has taken out the pr...
Sally Wheeler
20 Nov 2017
ANU College of Law appoints new dean
A distinguished legal academic and the former head of law of a higher education institution in Ireland will take the reins of the College of Law. ...
Catherine Brooks
16 Nov 2017
This Christmas I will not be having a legal meltdown
I’ve known my husband for five years and every single Christmas, in the time we’ve been together, I’ve ended up in hospital. Write comme...
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10 Nov 2017
Lawyer admits he was not equipped to run a law firm
A legal practitioner in the ACT, who was fined $2,500 for unsatisfactory professional conduct, has conceded that he made many mistakes during his hand...
10 Nov 2017
From lawyer to CEO by 25
A young lawyer turned charity organisation CEO has revealed the reason for her career change. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
6 Nov 2017
How one lawyer found his niche in-house
A young in-house counsel has revealed how his law degree took him on a career path he never expected. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
2 Nov 2017
The Chaser stunt that went ‘horribly right’
Julian Morrow, a former lawyer and a founding member of The Chaser, has delved into the group’s APEC stunt at a new CPD event. Write comment...
1 Nov 2017
How a dinner conversation made one man the boss of Salvos Legal
The managing partner of Salvos Legal has reflected on his 15 years with the social enterprise commercial law firm and the fateful meal that started it...
1 Nov 2017
Tech uptake fostering work/life balance, study finds
Technological solutions are helping lawyers find greater balance in their lives and pursue “non-traditional” career paths, according to a recent r...
30 Oct 2017
‘They seemed like one of us’: Why relying on referral is a risk in legal recruitment
What are the risks of referral and how to do your due diligence when hiring staff? Lewis Matthews writes.  Write comment (0 Comments) ...
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