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OPINION
11 Apr 2018
The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
There are numerous avenues that individuals and institutions can take when promoting diversity in the workplace, writes Natalia Kamusinski.  ...
21 Mar 2018
Why lawyers should focus on healthy eating at work
Eating healthily in the workplace can have long-standing benefits for lawyers, whereas skipping meals or snacking can adversely impact upon both your ...
Nicole Rich
16 May 2017
Access to justice for young transgender Australians
Reform is looming for the process that young transgender Australians and their families must currently follow to get access to stage 2 treatment for g...
11 May 2017
The lighter side of the law: when law and comedy collide
On the face of it, there doesn’t seem to be much that is amusing about the law, writes Geoff Roberson. Write comment (2 Comments) ...
10 May 2017
Advocate’s immunity – without fear or without favour but not both
On 29 March 2017, the High Court handed down its decision in David Kendirjian v Eugene Lepore & Anor [2017] HCA 13 which limited the scope of the ...
9 May 2017
Getting by (mentally) in the gig economy
The gig economy offers lawyers more modern, flexible arrangements for conducting legal work, but adoption of such a professional lifestyle must give r...
8 May 2017
Mastering stress and sustainable high performance
When it comes to pressure and stress, the legal industry is certainly over represented – which I’m sure comes as no surprise to anyone who has pra...
2 May 2017
Exclusivity should be non-negotiable when outsourcing your tenders
In Australia, outsourcing a B2B tender will cost a professional services firm anywhere from $10,000 to $60,000, depending upon the scale and complexit...
1 May 2017
How to develop a law firm app
In the US, the market has been shifting increasingly away from websites to apps, writes Garth Brown. Write comment (2 Comments) ...
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) ...
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The biggest obstacle most have to answering these questions is an inability to understand the ROI of...
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Legal education issues are highlighting vulnerability of students
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A letter to my law student self
To my law student self (some 15 years or so ago), this is just a little letter to you (from me now) ...