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…

  • Beyond the jargon: what does AI mean for lawyers?

    - 6 min read

    The case for Artificial Intelligence in legal practice is no longer science fiction. Every day, all kinds of lawyers are using AI assisted technologies.

  • Inside our legal aid crisis

    - 8 min read

    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…

  • Meet the Innovators

    - 15 min read

    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…

  • How to future-proof your job in the law

    - 6 min read

    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…

  • The case that changed me – Judge Roger Dive

    - 2 min read

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

  • A tinge of green in Cambodia

    - 7 min read

    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…

  • Why don’t people trust lawyers?

    - 7 min read

    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…

  • #TimesUp for the legal profession

    - 10 min read

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

Blak letter Queen

Alison Whittaker’s newest anthology of poems, Blakwork, tells the story of how modern Australia was built on the back of Indigenous labour.

The case that changed me – Doreen Chen

Former Norton Rose lawyer Doreen Chen had her work cut out for her when she took a job with the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal in Myanmar…