Women lawyers outnumber men; Indigenous numbers lagging

A new report has shed light on the changing face of  Australia’s legal profession.

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Huge line-up announced for 2019 FLIP Conference

Legal visionaries George Beaton and Richard Susskind will headline a star-studded line-up of speakers at the Law Society of NSW’s annual FLIP conference.

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Domestic violence victims 10 times more likely to suffer multiple legal problems

An Australian-first study has revealed that victims of domestic and family violence are 10 times more likely than others to experience myriad legal problems.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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