‘Will the cocktail evening be on skype?’ – Firms adapt clerkship process

The Virtual Careers Fair had a huge turn out and clerkships are set to go ahead in creative new ways due to COVID-19 according to…

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COVID-19 restrictions mark ‘extraordinary day in our legal history’

Welcome to the “new normal” of life in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 won’t stop careers: Sydney Law Careers Fair moves online

The Sydney Law Careers Fair will be held online via live video chat rooms, to adapt the experience within COVID-19 restrictions.

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Events suspended; hearings move online, but rule of law will continue ‘to the extent possible’

The legal profession has adapted processes to stem the spread of COVID-19.

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This is how to sue your government over climate change, say experts

The International Bar Association (IBA) has published an extraordinary directive for courts to step in where governments may be failing to protect citizens from climate…

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A portrait of progress

It has been more than 100 years since women were able to practise law and stand for parliament in NSW. To mark the milestone, a…

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Law Council seeks funding injection for ‘alarming’ family court delays

The Law Council of Australia has asked for increased resources to the family law system in the wake of “alarming” delays including with cases that…

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‘Intrusive policing tactics’ used on children

A NSW police initiative that targets young people deemed at high risk of offending has led to “unreasonable, unjust and oppressive” interactions, some involving Indigenous…

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