Inside our legal aid crisis

Fees for solicitors doing legal aid work have been stagnant for more than 10 years while the number and complexity of cases has increased. It’s…

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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…

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How to future-proof your job in the law

With computers increasingly able to predict the outcome of cases and coders creating contracts that execute themselves, lawyers need to act now to future-proof their…

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The case that changed me – Judge Roger Dive

Judge Roger Dive, Senior Judge of the Drug Court of NSW, recalls a story of redemption that has stayed with him for 13 years.

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A tinge of green in Cambodia

More than 500 legal professionals from around the world descended on Siem Reap, Cambodia, in November for the 31st LAWASIA conference where environmental crime and…

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Why don’t people trust lawyers?

In the middle of what seems to be an insurmountable trust crisis, LSJ asks three visionaries how lawyers can better connect with and deliver for…

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#TimesUp for the legal profession

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

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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…

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Six minutes with Nicholas Stewart

Nicholas Stewart is a partner at the “out loud and proud” LGBTI law firm Dowson Turco Lawyers in Sydney. For the past five years he…

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Lawyers of the land

The big dry is putting regional communities in NSW through their paces and the Bureau of Meteorology warns it could take until autumn 2019 for…

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