New Family and Federal Circuit Court judges announced

Two NSW-based practitioners were appointed to the Family Court and Federal Circuit Court in November.

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Cybercrime and mental health greatest threats to small firms

Experts say cyber criminals are attacking small law firms and taking advantage of their vulnerabilities, as lawyers increasingly shift their practices online during the pandemic.

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Award honours judge’s son

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A beacon for family violence sufferers

Parliament has just passed new laws allowing risk-screening technology to create a swifter response to victims of family violence.

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Budget delivers crucial cash injection for family law

Family law services and facilities will receive a crucial funding boost to alleviate demand on the courts amid COVID-19.

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Winner of President’s Medal announced

Sydney property lawyer Peter Rosier has been awarded the 2020 President’s Medal for his services to justice and the development of property law and policy…

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New guidelines for Indigenous cultural and intellectual copyright

The Australia Council for the Arts has published new protocols addressing legal, ethical, and moral considerations for using Indigenous cultural and intellectual material in the…

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Country lawyers celebrated at Rural Issues Day

Country solicitors are helping to decrease the stigma around mental illness by supporting their clients during “an extraordinarily tough time”, this year’s Rural Issues Day…

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Criminalising coercion? Government announces domestic violence inquiry

The NSW Government will establish a parliamentary inquiry into coercive control as it considers whether to criminalise behaviour that is frequently a precursor to domestic…

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