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OPINION
6 Feb 2017
How much stress can lawyers take?
How much stress can we take? The answer is that it varies from person to person, stage of life to stage of life, context to context, writes Dr Bob Mur...
World Cancer Day
3 Feb 2017
World Cancer Day
The fourth of February marks World Cancer Day. It is a good opportunity to take stock of what it means to be diagnosed with cancer, and what this look...
Anthony Hersch
31 Jan 2017
Top 5 tips for using disbursement funding in 2017
Now that the intensity of the Christmas period has passed and the industry is emerging from the January hiatus, it’s common for SME law firms to ref...
23 Jan 2017
Secrets to a successful law firm
Do you envisage earning a full time income by working your practice part time and having a life? asks Garth Brown. Write comment (4 Comments)...
20 Jan 2017
Why you need to bring in family law specialists
It’s a worrying scenario – the struggling solicitor trying to please clients who want legal advice on something their lawyer’s not trained for, ...
19 Jan 2017
Law firms need to be more vigilant to combat money launderers
It’s hard to imagine that a small legal practice deep in the suburbs of Sydney could be the vehicle to fund international terrorism. However, the re...
17 Jan 2017
Freedom fighters for victims of child abuse
2016 was an important year in our history. It has been one of the most successful in shaping how we respond to reports of child sexual abuse, writes L...
10 Jan 2017
New year, old you – change your career to embrace your differences
  ‘New year, new you’ is the oft-repeated mantra when the calendar flips to a fresh year. But more often than not, resolutions remain vague goa...
30 Dec 2016
Executive assistants in law firms
Too many senior lawyers are ignoring a key relationship, writes Martin Dineen. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
16 Dec 2016
3 ways to make the most of your break from work
The festive season is approaching with alarming speed, and with the madness that seemingly has everything due by Christmas, it’s easy for things to ...
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Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
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The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agree...