Chasing the exotic

Cara Ghassemian has combined her work as a lawyer with a side hustle in tourism.

Class act

Meet Suzie Miller, a lawyer and multi-award-winning playwright.

  • A day in the life of Anthony Lo Surdo

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    LSJ meets sports lawyer and arbitrator Anthony Lo Surdo.

  • A day in the life of Jim Main

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    If you want an experienced lawyer, Jim Main is your man. Having clocked over 40 years in practice, the 75-year-old business law specialist and chartered…

  • A day in the life of Nyadol Nyuon

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    Nyadol Nyuon grew up in a refugee camp and moved to Australia to become one of Melbourne’s most prominent human rights advocates.

  • A day in the life of… Matthew Floro

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    Meet the EDO NSW solicitor with carriage of the first case in Australia to accept expert evidence about the global carbon budget.

  • A day in the life of… Damien MacRae

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    With skin cancer the most common form of cancer globally, Damien MacRae says all children should understand the importance of sun protection and he believes…

  • A day in the life of… Carolyn Jones

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    Women’s Legal Service NSW senior solicitor Carolyn Jones shares her passion for grassroots advocacy.

  • A day in the life of… Fadak Alfayadh

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    Fadak Alfayadh was 10 when she arrived in Australia as a refugee. A few days later, her family celebrated the New Year safe from the…

  • A day in the life of… Jon Davies

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    Jon Davies likes to call himself Chief Energy Officer in an organisation of young people working to promote positive conversations about mental health with young…

How to work with high-conflict personalities

Law firms are magnets for high-conflict personalities. Megan Hunter has these tips for lawyers managing difficult clients and colleagues.

Getting back to work after parental leave

Anna Hinder has tips when coming back to work after parental leave.

No, your colleagues don’t want to see your dog photos

Anna Hinder has tips on how to understand why people don’t always participate in teams the way we expect them too.