Lawyers face cyber risk as property settlements move online

Property lawyers are warning of a heightened threat of cyber fraud to law firms and clients as high-value property transactions are increasingly conducted online via…

Experts examine ‘seismic shifts’ proposed to family law system

A panel of family law experts has weighed in on the recommendations put forward by a national review of Australia’s family law system.

Largest-ever study reveals disturbing rates of bullying and harassment in law

A global survey by the International Bar Association has revealed shocking rates of bullying and sexual harassment among lawyers.

Year 101: What next for women in law?

It is 101 years since Australian women won the right to practise law in NSW, but barriers to gender equality remain.

Future looks bright for Australian law graduates

Law firms are diversifying, accounting firms want lawyers, and a rise in legal technology is creating new jobs for law graduates.

Experts at loggerheads over consent law review

Specialist sexual assault courts and lower penalties for offenders who honestly believed their victim agreed to sex are among the proposals submitted to a NSW-led…

Domestic violence victims cry out for additional court resources

Domestic violence victims are being forced to live out abusive and dangerous situations as they wait for their matters to be heard in overflowing courts.

The four stages of gender inequality awareness

Dr Kirstin Ferguson spent her early career in blissful ignorance of gender inequality in the workplace. Eventually, the evidence became undeniable.