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OPINION
10 Jun 2016
Tips for aspiring tipstaves and associates
Young lawyers who previously worked as a judge's associate, tipstaff or researcher share their best advice for securing one of these high-profile r...
James Boocock
9 Jun 2016
The future of practice
The rapid pace of technological development and the spectre of automation make it an exciting time to be in law, writes James Boocock. Write ...
Bob Murray
7 Jun 2016
Under pressure
As stress ramps up in the workplace, both lawyers and their clients may be feeling the effects, writes Bob Murray. Write comment (0 Comments...
3 Jun 2016
Slater and Gordon troubles put spotlight on client protections
While there are risks involved in law firm incorporation, it is worth remembering the mechanisms that protect clients, write Michael Legg and Marina N...
31 May 2016
Putting human rights on the table
The proposal to introduce a human rights act in Queensland has thrown a spotlight on the importance of human rights protections, write Bill Potts an...
27 May 2016
Vulnerable volunteers
Volunteering can be a valuable part of a law school education but students should be wary of crossing ethical and legal lines, writes Carl Buhariwala...
26 May 2016
E-signatures: spelling it out
As the legal profession continues to resist e-signatures, lawyers risk falling behind the practices of clients and other industry sectors, writes Mic...
23 May 2016
Life across the seas
Amid the excitement of moving overseas, it's important to think through the implications of such a major life change, writes Kevin Sinnott. ...
20 May 2016
Bad money for good
A $95 million surplus in confiscated criminal profits could be the saviour of legal aid, writes Bill Potts. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
17 May 2016
The revolution in Verification of Identity
As the popularity of electronic conveyancing continues to rise, its paper-based counterpart has sought guidance in avoiding fraud, Brian Kirkup writes...
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Anzac Day reflections: Two-up and civic duty
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The role of young lawyers in normalising diversity
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