Lessons in leadership: Shane Fitzsimmons

The last 12 months have been immensely challenging for all Australians. LSJ looks beyond the legal profession to unearth valuable leadership lessons from those shining…

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Lessons in leadership: Grace Tame

The last 12 months have been immensely challenging for all Australians. LSJ looks beyond the legal profession to unearth valuable leadership lessons from those shining…

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Six minutes with Emma Maple-Brown

Emma Maple-Brown recently took up the role of Director, Pro-Vice Chancellor Indigenous at UNSW. During the early years of her career she worked at Herbert…

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Lunch with Olivia Irvine

Olivia Irvine, a lawyer at Hazelbrook Legal, took out the title of winner of the NSW Golden Gavel on 21 May 2021 with her topic…

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Lunch with Judge Roy Ferguson

When a Texas lawyer became an internet sensation for blundering into a virtual court hearing with a cat filter over his face, a voice of…

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Lunch with Sonja Stewart

The new CEO of the Law Society of NSW is the first Indigenous person and the first woman to hold the position in the organisation’s…

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The case that changed me – Christopher Daniels

Christopher Daniels has been a solicitor for Legal Aid since 2015, specialising in youth justice. He has worked in a number of areas including civil…

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Six minutes with Chin Tan

Race Discrimination Commissioner Chin Tan is passionate about promoting cultural diversity and combatting racism in Australia. Prior to joining the Commission, Chin spent three years…

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The case that changed me – Wayne Cahill

Wayne Cahill is a senior consultant at Ashurst and heads the firm’s national health and aged care practice. He has appeared on the Australian Best…

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Class actions and litigation funding: the new state of play in Australia

In June, Victoria became the first Australian jurisdiction to allow contingency fees in class actions. Experts are split as to what impacts the move will…

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