Dealing with delay

Lawyers are under constant pressure. Deadlines, demanding clients, preparation time, scheduling appointments, settlements and ensuring that all obligations are met.

By - 3 min read

When helpful is harmful

Sometimes small helpful acts can have unintended consequences

By - 2 min read

‘No contact rule’ for solicitors: a regulatory perspective

The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal recently found a solicitor to have engaged in professional misconduct by communicating directly with another solicitor’s client.

By - 7 min read

The trust lodgement portal

In the world of legal practice, trust isn’t just for building strong relationships.

By - 2 min read

Shalhoub v Johnson and the meaning of proportionality

The case emphasised that the amount of the claim is only one of the factors to be considered in the proportionality principle.

By and - 5 min read

Latest developments to the Chorley exception

Can a partnership law firm recover costs incurred by its employed solicitors when the solicitors act for the firm in the proceedings?

By , and - 7 min read

A solicitor’s cheat sheet to practising certificate conditions

It goes without saying that a solicitor should know the conditions of their PC thoroughly.

By - 6 min read

Be ready for cybercrime

 Download your copy of the Law Society and Lawcover’s latest cybersecurity resources today.

By - < 1 min read

Spotlight on undertakings

Do you and your staff understand the implications of providing undertakings?  

By - 2 min read

Recent decisions of the Council of the Law Society of NSW

The following decisions, which are recorded in the Office of Legal Services Commissioner Disciplinary Register, were made by the Council up to and including 31…

By - 2 min read