Breaking down the blockchain

Blockchain has been touted as a “riskless” form of transaction. Regulators, banks and tech companies have raised billions of dollars to explore its possible uses.

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Equality progress ‘stalled’

A new survey of 68 NSW law firms has found just six have women chief executive officers.

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Theodora Ahilas wins 2018 President’s Medal

Theodora Ahilas, head of Maurice Blackburn’s asbestos and dust diseases national practice, has been awarded the 2018 Law Society President’s Medal.

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LSJ wins awards

LSJ was named 2018 Member Magazine of the Year at the Mumbrella Publish Awards in September.

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New appointments to Family Court

A new Chief Justice and Deputy Chief Justice have been appointed to the Family Court of Australia.

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Celebrating a milestone

The Chief Justice of the High Court, Susan Kiefel AC and First 100 Years of Women in Law members toured the Archibald exhibition at the NSW…

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Scales of justice still lopsided at the bar

Women barristers took home just 15 per cent of the $270 million total in briefing fees paid to Australian barristers in the 2016-2017 financial year.

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Independent review calls for $15.6 million extra funding for CLCs

The findings of an independent review into community legal centres (CLCs) reveal that underfunding is still at critical levels.

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Global survey to expose bullying and sexual harassment in law

One in two female lawyers have been bullied at work and up to one in three have been sexually harassed.

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