Building diversity in the legal profession

More law firms are making diversity and inclusion a priority, but success requires establishing a business case, a considered approach, and strong leadership. 

The storm around suppression orders

Suppression orders are intended to keep matters out of the news, but a string of recent events means the orders themselves are making headlines.

The burnout profession

Burnout has become a hot topic for professionals in 2019 and millennials are not the only employees at risk. Lawyers of all ages are being…

Ethical dilemmas and the Royal Commission

For members of a profession in which ethical obligations are paramount, the Banking Royal Commission has brought up some tough questions, especially for in-house legal…

Meet the Innovators

LSJ speaks to eight trailblazing lawyers who are leaning into the future with fresh ideas and fire in the belly. They are doers, thinkers and…

#TimesUp for the legal profession

These are the stories the legal profession can no longer ignore.

The top 5 trends of future legal practice

The Law Society’s Future of Law and Innovation in the Profession (FLIP) conference saw more than 400 lawyers attend to hear local and international experts…

Better days ahead

Lawyers are more likely to have anxiety, depression and other mental health issues than the general population.

One too many

Studies have shown lawyers are more than three times as likely as the general population to be problem drinkers.

Mum’s the word: the unspoken truth about maternity leave

Many law firms pay lip-service to paid parental leave and flexible work policies for new parents returning to work.  But the hushed reality is that…