Judge Peter Johnstone named as new Chief Magistrate of NSW Local Court

The current President of the Children’s Court of NSW will replace Judge Graeme Henson as Chief Magistrate of the NSW Local Court.

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Boost in funding for legal and domestic violence support

The NSW Government has doled out $4 million to assist organisations providing legal advice or support for domestic violence victims, amid rising concerns that extended…

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Specialist Accreditation Conference highlights hot topics in law

The Family Court of Australia and Federal Court of Australia have launched a new project designed to enhance the health and safety of litigants as…

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Retiring KWM partner continues to push for cultural diversity

Leading intellectual property lawyer Katrina Rathie has been appointed NSW patron of the Australian Asian Lawyers Association (AALA), despite recently retiring from legal work.

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Longest-serving magistrate retires

NSW’s longest-serving magistrate retires after 33 years on the bench.

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New top prosecutor for NSW

Sydney-based silk Sally Dowling SC has become the state’s first female Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).

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Life in lockdown 2.0

How are you staying connected while working from home in lockdown? LSJ asked readers to send in their tips and photos from the past few…

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