Disaster plan: How lawyers can act faster and respond better

Demand for free legal advice soared after the catastrophic bushfires of Australia’s 2019/20 Black Summer. One year on, lawyers are preparing to work in an…

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Great expectations, deflated outcomes: the reality for law graduates during COVID-19

COVID-19 has dramatically affected the graduate experience for young lawyers, but what does it mean for their future?

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The must-have legal technology tools for 2021

While the skills and knowledge of lawyers remain key to success for law firms across the country, the role of technology in the legal profession continues…

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Judgment day: Why our two new High Court justices didn’t turn heads

Amy Coney Barrett’s appointment to the US Supreme Court made global headlines. Across the Pacific, the elevation of a new justice to Australia’s highest court…

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How to build a great law firm culture

The key to the success of many law firms can often be found in their organisational culture. But building great culture inside firms is a tricky business,…

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Finding the silver linings

It’s been a hell of a year, but it’s not all doom and gloom. LSJ sits down with three legal professionals to dissect how COVID-19 has…

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Who is making our laws? The separation of powers in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic response has shone a light on modern lawmaking. It’s raising questions about human rights, parliamentary spending, and public policy.

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Life on the inside

Corrective Services Commissioner Peter Severin takes LSJ on an exclusive tour inside Silverwater Prison.

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Recession proof? How law firms are weathering COVID-19

As the economy takes a dive, law firms are finding ways to weather a slump in demand for legal services. 

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What works when policing a pandemic?

As COVID-19 has surged around the globe, the only things matching its pace have been countless new laws and regulations being enacted to control it….

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