subscribe to our newsletter sign up
Folklaw

Folklaw

21 Nov 2017
Firm’s fundraiser helps bolster Indigenous education
A firm’s fundraiser has helped raise more than $20,000 for a foundation dedicated to supporting education of Aboriginal children living in remote c...
Ride for Jase
17 Nov 2017
Lawyer plans charity ride down WA coast
A Baker McKenzie lawyer will participate in one leg of a bike ride around the country to support the Black Dog Institute. ...
From lawyer to CEO by 25
10 Nov 2017
From lawyer to CEO by 25
A young lawyer turned charity organisation CEO has revealed the reason for her career change. ...
8 Nov 2017
Lawyers open hearts and wallets for cancer fundraiser
Staff at Holding Redlich have participated in Frocktober, donating thousands of dollars for research into ovarian cancer. ...
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. ...
27 Oct 2017
HSF lawyer to make a splash in Hong Kong
A lawyer from Herbert Smith Freehills has announced he will attempt a 45-kilometre ocean swim for charity. ...
26 Oct 2017
Eminent practitioners gather for CIArb dinner
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) Australia has held its annual dinner, with members of the judiciary and media in attendance. ...
23 Oct 2017
Queensland law school reaches ruby milestone
Celebrating 40 years since establishing a law course in 1977, the Queensland University of Technology has marked its anniversary by raising more than ...
20 Oct 2017
Sick leave to look after your pet?
In a landmark court case, an Italian woman has been granted sick leave to look after her ill dog. ...
19 Oct 2017
Legal podcasts you have to tune in to right now
The rise of the internet has hailed in a new dawn for storytelling. Here’s our top pick of podcasts legal eagles should be listening out for. ...
16 Oct 2017
Human rights ‘champions’ named RACS patrons
Michael Kirby and Gillian Triggs have been announced as the inaugural patrons of the Refugee Advice and Casework Service. ...
9 Oct 2017
London trade experts reflect on Aussie implications of Brexit
Several high-profile UK guests, including former politician Lord Peter Mandelson, have visited Australia to share their insights on international busi...
3 Oct 2017
Ashurst calls on Australia’s best business writers
The State Library of New South Wales has opened entries for the 2017 Ashurst Business Literature Prize. ...
29 Sep 2017
Law firm boss crosses hot coals for charity
The head of an Aussie firm has walked across hot coals as part of the Dare the Boss campaign. ...
28 Sep 2017
Festival gains ‘exclusive legal partner’
A national law firm has announced it has become part of a landmark sponsorship deal of next year’s Midsumma Festival. ...
27 Sep 2017
New partnership delivers ‘immersive cultural experience’
Clayton Utz has officially launched its new art partnership, featuring complementary works from two Australian painters. ...
26 Sep 2017
HSF contingent takes part in Brisbane pride march
Representatives of Herbert Smith Freehills have participated in the annual Brisbane Pride march. ...
25 Sep 2017
Tommy, the happy poster-dog for R U OK? Day
Tommy, the pet pooch of a partner at Holding Redlich, has turned heads in the workplace for a very good cause. ...
21 Sep 2017
Law’s most infamous gastropod returns
Melbourne law students have taken out a short film competition with a humorous documentary on the landmark Donoghue v Stevenson case. ...
20 Sep 2017
Male Champions of Change initiative kicks off at Aus firm
An Australian law firm has launched an new initiative, dubbed Male Champions of Change, to actively promote and advocate for gender equality. ...
FROM THE WEB
Recommended by Spike Native Network
more from lawyers weekly
Aug 17 2018
Formal complaint issued against high-profile State Coroner
A formal complaint has been lodged with the Judicial Commission of Victoria against a well-known Sta...
Speech bubble, designer's mindset
Aug 15 2018
Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
New approaches are needed in legal design thinking, writes Andrea Perry-Petersen. ...
Lucy Dickens
Aug 14 2018
A stress-free guide to breastfeeding at work
You’ve made it through the first few months of new motherhood and the time has come for you to don...
APPOINTMENTS
Brisbane partner, Thomson Geer
Jul 26 2018
New Brisbane partner for Thomson Geer
Australian law firm Thomson Geer has welcomed a new partner into their corporate and M&A team. ...
 appoints new company director and chairman
Jul 25 2018
WA’s Law Access appoints new company director and chairman
Western Australia’s legal pro bono referral service Law Access is welcoming the announcement of a ...
Appointed, handshake
Jun 26 2018
Queensland crown prosecutor appointed to District Court
Crown prosecutor Glen Cash QC has been appointed to the District Court of Queensland and will presid...
opinion
Speech bubble, designer's mindset
Aug 15 2018
Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
New approaches are needed in legal design thinking, writes Andrea Perry-Petersen. ...
Lucy Dickens
Aug 14 2018
A stress-free guide to breastfeeding at work
You’ve made it through the first few months of new motherhood and the time has come for you to don...
signing or renegotiating your employment contract
Jul 5 2018
5 things to think about when signing or renegotiating your employment contract
The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agree...