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The Bar
7 Feb 2018
The challenge for lawyers wading into political discourse
For law societies and individual members of the legal profession, knowing when to contribute to public debate is ‘not an easy line to draw’, Chief...
New appointees
7 Feb 2018
Law Society of WA welcomes new judicial appointees
The Law Society has welcomed the appointments of three new members of the judiciary. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
6 Feb 2018
New president outlines agenda for SA Law Society
Tim Mellor has earmarked more funding for the South Australian justice system as a top priority for his presidential tenure. Write comment (0...
6 Feb 2018
Hardwired
How innovation has transformed the advocate’s approach, from chambers to the courtroom.  Write comment (1 Comment) ...
5 Feb 2018
A playwright’s guide to dealing with the dark side of the law
Law, death and family violence will take centre stage at the world premiere of Lethal Indifference in Sydney this month. Write comment (0 Co...
1 Feb 2018
LCA weighs in on espionage crackdown
The Law Council of Australia has offered its take on new espionage and foreign interference laws in a statement to the Parliamentary Joint Committee o...
31 Jan 2018
‘Bonza beaut’ honours for legal eagles
Lawyers Weekly celebrates the members of the legal community recognised on this year’s Australia Day Honours List. Write comment (1 Comment...
29 Jan 2018
Julie Condon QC joins Victoria County Court
A barrister with over 20 years’ experience in criminal defence has been appointed as a judge of the County Court of Victoria. Write comment ...
29 Jan 2018
Controversy over judicial bullying claims ‘now finalised’, NT lawyer says
An NT criminal lawyer has suggested that it is time to move on and beware of demonising individuals, amid reports that a judge in Alice Springs was re...
25 Jan 2018
LSNSW mourns slain Bankstown lawyer Ho Ledinh
The Law Society of NSW has voiced its dismay at the shooting of the criminal lawyer. Write comment (1 Comment) ...
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