City lawyers charging five times as much as country lawyers

Clients of city-based lawyers can expect to pay up to five times what people in country areas would pay for the same document, according to…

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New Young Lawyers President is making an impact

New President of NSW Young Lawyers, Jennifer Windsor, speaks about the legacy she plans to leave with the legal profession.

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State government offers big money for big ideas

The NSW Government is calling on creative lawyers, coders and entrepreneurs to apply for grants of up to $250,000 to develop solutions to improve access…

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New President encourages lawyers to embrace change

Meet the 2019 President of the Law Society of NSW, Elizabeth Espinosa.

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A new Scheme – a new opportunity to manage your risk

Professional Standards Schemes are legal instruments, approved by the Professional Standards Councils, that bind occupational associations to monitor, enforce and improve the professional standards of…

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Hot competition in Mock Mediation final

Sydney Boys High School has been crowned champions of the Law Society of NSW’s 2018 Mock Mediation competition.

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Gala honours female trailblazers

Hundreds of solicitors gathered at NSW Parliament on 26 November to mark the centenary of a change to the law to allow women in NSW…

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Young grad has gift of the gab

Graduate lawyer Sandra Hu from Herbert Smith Freehills won the McCallum Medal on 15 November.

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New plan to stem prison numbers

More services and early interventions as well as better collaboration between agencies are needed to stem the increase in prison numbers in NSW, a panel…

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Doctor says poor mental health ‘worse than smoking’

The Federal Court hosted the inaugural Minds Court lecture on mental health in the legal profession on 12 November, with two inspiring speakers sharing their stories.

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