subscribe to our newsletter sign up
The Bar
3 Apr 2018
Katrina Dawson honoured with posthumous bravery award
Victims of the Lindt Café siege in late 2014 have been recognised for their valiant actions in this year’s Australian Bravery Decorations. ...
 gender equality and diversity
3 Apr 2018
Vic Bar making strides in gender equality and diversity
The biggest survey the Victorian Bar has ever done has shown that there have been significant improvements in gender equality and diversity among its ...
29 Mar 2018
Amendments clear way for inclusive jury participation in the ACT
ACT jury provisions will be “among the most inclusive in Australia” Attorney-General Gordon Ramsay has said, after law reforms to modernise the ju...
29 Mar 2018
Three new judicial appointments in Queensland
Judicial appointments in Brisbane and Townsville will see three join the Queensland Supreme Court and District Court bench. Write comment (0 ...
28 Mar 2018
WA's top judge to retire in July
Western Australia’s 13th Chief Justice, Wayne Martin AC, has announced plans to retire later this year. Write comment (2 Comments) ...
28 Mar 2018
ACT Supreme Court resident Judge sworn in
Former criminal lawyer and long-time champion of women in law, Chrissa Loukas-Karlsson, has been welcomed by the ACT legal profession at her swearing ...
26 Mar 2018
Indigenous barrister appointed to Qld bench
A historic judicial appointment has been made in Queensland, with Nathan Jarro joining the District Court bench. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
22 Mar 2018
LCA welcomes call to end court funding crisis
The Law Council of Australia has applauded the Senate’s passing of a motion which calls for adequate funding of the Federal Circuit Court and the Fa...
22 Mar 2018
Doors open to Victoria’s first barrister’s chambers outside Melbourne
Geelong now has its own barristers chambers, the first chambers in Victoria to set up shop outside of Melbourne, named after retired County Court judg...
21 Mar 2018
WA A-G appoints new regional magistrate
West Australian Attorney-General John Quigley last week announced the appointment of a new member of the bench in the Magistrates Court of Western Aus...
Page 5 of 96
FROM THE WEB
Recommended by Spike Native Network
more from lawyers weekly
Aug 17 2018
Formal complaint issued against high-profile State Coroner
A formal complaint has been lodged with the Judicial Commission of Victoria against a well-known Sta...
Speech bubble, designer's mindset
Aug 15 2018
Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
New approaches are needed in legal design thinking, writes Andrea Perry-Petersen. ...
Lucy Dickens
Aug 14 2018
A stress-free guide to breastfeeding at work
You’ve made it through the first few months of new motherhood and the time has come for you to don...
APPOINTMENTS
Brisbane partner, Thomson Geer
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. ...
 appoints new company director and chairman
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 ...
Appointed, handshake
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...
opinion
Speech bubble, designer's mindset
Aug 15 2018
Could a designer’s mindset bridge the justice gap?
New approaches are needed in legal design thinking, writes Andrea Perry-Petersen. ...
Lucy Dickens
Aug 14 2018
A stress-free guide to breastfeeding at work
You’ve made it through the first few months of new motherhood and the time has come for you to don...
signing or renegotiating your employment contract
Jul 5 2018
5 things to think about when signing or renegotiating your employment contract
The excitement of starting a new role, especially in a competitive market, can often result in agree...