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The Bar
30 Jul 2018
Report shows equitable briefing still a way off
The release of the Law Council of Australia’s first year data from the Equitable Briefing Policy has shown there is still a way to go to meeting the...
Victorian courthouse
24 Jul 2018
Victorian courthouse to receive $250k upgrade
The Victorian state government has announced plans to revamp one of its civic landmarks to ensure a “safer and more modern facility” is readily av...
17 Jul 2018
Former chief justice hands in resignation
A former Queensland chief justice has announced he will officially resign from the bench. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
13 Jul 2018
Courts struggling with demand spike
Two bodies have called for the fast-track construction of a new multi-jurisdiction court complex in the Macarthur region, with the current facilities ...
10 Jul 2018
Judiciary need to recognise importance of ADHD on crime
The perimeter walls and enclosed within them harbour some of Australia’s most dangerous inmates but among them are many burdened with a condition th...
22 Jun 2018
NT to see new Local Court judge
A new Local Court judge has been welcomed in the Northern Territory. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
22 Jun 2018
Industrial relations commissioner appointed to WA Supreme Court bench
Western Australia has announced that a new judge will join the Supreme Court bench following the retirement of Justice John Chaney. Write comm...
18 Jun 2018
New platform claims disruption of briefing process
A Victorian lawyer has launched a technology solution for what she considers to be the “endless chase” of briefing a barrister.  Write co...
14 Jun 2018
High Court judge reflects on hard-fought battle for women in law
It has been 100 years since NSW passed the Women’s Status Act, which gave women the right to practice as solicitors and barristers in the state amon...
12 Jun 2018
NSW Bar welcomes ‘critical’ legal access in terrorism trials
The NSW Bar Association has applauded new recommendations which aim to improve legal representation and trial preparation access for those charged wit...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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...
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Oct 2 2018
What is the return on investment for legal marketing?
The biggest obstacle most have to answering these questions is an inability to understand the ROI of...
Legal education, lawyers, students
Oct 1 2018
Legal education issues are highlighting vulnerability of students
A significant source of vulnerability in students is insufficient education concerning their rights,...
Sep 26 2018
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) ...