Inanimate objects bring defamation suits

In June 2020, Sky News reported that people in Sydney have been “defaming statues”. This prompted action within the inanimate object community.

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Golden Gavel 2020 – Covid Edition

This year, we have seven brave participants competing in the NSW Golden Gavel. The competitors will each receive their topic on Thursday 11 June and…

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The essential tax deduction list for lawyers in a pandemic

As the financial year draws to a close, many lawyers have been left wondering what they can tax deduct during the coronavirus pandemic. 

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Seven minutes in legal heaven

Everyone’s heard of the game Seven Minutes in Heaven (aka Spin the Bottle), which is not very appropriate for the office. But don’t fear, because…

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How to have an equitable Valentine’s Day!

The senior counsel on Phillip Street dazzle in court with their legal jargon, but when Valentine’s Day rolls around, many become lost for words. These…

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Twelve days of legal Christmas – a gift guide for the modern lawyer

Struggling for ideas on what to gift your lawyer this year? We have devised the perfect gift guide for bosses, employees and colleagues alike.

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Getting your beach (governing) body ready for summer

Summer is just around the corner, and you know what that means? It’s time to get your beach (corporate) body in shape.

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Press freedom for idiots

William Chalk and Dale Picketfence examine a new breed of post-Hayne Royal Commission (non)-service offerings.

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The legal implications of reality television

Reality bites when staring down a lawsuit. LSJ reveals how many of our favourite shows are putting the “guilty” into guilty pleasure.

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A different coloured future

Winner of the 2019 NSW Young Lawyers Golden Gavel competition, DHANU ELIEZER, shares her vision for a different kind of managing partner.

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