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

When you think of an “alcoholic”, you probably don’t picture a lawyer in an expensive suit fronting up to court. Yet studies have shown lawyers…

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…

Bloody terrifying: the modern law graduate experience

Graduate lawyers are being forced to sink or swim – sometimes with devastating consequences.

Circuit breakers: How justice reinvestment is reshaping Bourke

Bourke residents tackle problems in the town as they arise, rather than wait for them to grow. The idea is to intervene early and get…