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OPINION
28 Apr 2017
Ignorance of open source law is no defense
Ignorance of the law is no defense, writes Hugh Darvall. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
Alvin Tedjamulia
27 Apr 2017
What law firms need to know about cloud cyber security
The cloud is a fundamental technology solution option that truly solves all kinds of law firm business and legal IT challenges including innovation, s...
Daniel Proietto
26 Apr 2017
Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and accessorial liability: the legal profession in the crosshairs?
At a recent seminar hosted by Lander & Rogers, Fair Work Ombudsman Natalie James cautioned that advisers, including lawyers, are in her sights und...
24 Apr 2017
Jump ship for a lazy extra $20k?
We’ve all experienced the approach. The unsolicited recruiter or poacher whispering sweet nothings into our ears about the green grass that lies jus...
20 Apr 2017
Are eating disorders being forgotten in the fight for wellbeing?
While significant strides continue to be made in addressing anxiety and depression by the Australian legal profession, and support mechanisms for stud...
19 Apr 2017
A look at the legalities of the Essendon air crash
The release of the preliminary findings of the Australian Transport Safety Bureau into the crash of the King Air B200, VH-ZCR, into the DFO shopping o...
18 Apr 2017
A weak link in organisational security
Security continues to be a hot topic in 2017. To the legal profession, data security is of paramount importance. For this reason, legal organisations ...
13 Apr 2017
On the legal beat
As the CEO of a virtual legal practice which offers legal professionals a more flexible and alternative career path, I meet many legal professional pe...
12 Apr 2017
Is your marketing team guilty of plagiarism?
Recently I became aware of a business that has lifted, verbatim, vast amounts of content from its competitors’ websites. It was a shocking display ...
11 Apr 2017
Legal aid funding crisis
Calls by academic lawyers, lawyer organisations and legal assistance organisations for increased funding in the May budget for legal aid and a reversa...
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Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
With Anzac Day almost here, we should be aware of where we can legally play Two-up, and also conside...
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The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
There are numerous avenues that individuals and institutions can take when promoting diversity in th...
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Eating healthily in the workplace can have long-standing benefits for lawyers, whereas skipping meal...