New judge to lead NSW Drug Court

Deputy Chief Magistrate Jane Mottley AM will be sworn in as Senior Judge of the NSW Drug Court in August.

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Artificial intelligence to help the most vulnerable

Two new projects will improve access to justice for vulnerable people.

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Female solicitors now outnumber male counterparts in every Australian state and territory

A new report published today by the Law Society of NSW has announced an historic new tilt to gender balance in the legal profession.

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New online hub aims to stamp out sexual harassment

The Law Society of NSW has launched a new online portal to help fight sexual harassment at work.

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Call for solicitors to commit to National Pro Bono Target

The Australian Pro Bono Centre has invited members of the NSW legal profession to commit to undertaking pro bono legal work in their communities by…

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$90 million Budget boost for those escaping domestic violence

Women and children experiencing domestic violence will have greater access to support under a $90 million funding boost for specialist services as part of the…

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‘Sharp and unexpected’ rise in sexual assaults

The NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics (BOCSAR) has reported a 61 per cent increase in reports of sexual assault, a staggering jump linked to widespread…

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Eight new magistrates for NSW Local Court

The cogs of justice will turn faster in the new financial year, the state government has promised, as it pledges funding for eight new Local…

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Legal profession celebrates recipients of Queen’s Birthday Honours

Lawyers from NSW have featured prominently in this year’s list of Queen’s Birthday Honours recipients.

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