Striking the right chord

The Sydney Philharmonia Choir this year celebrates its centenary. What was intended as a jubilant year of performing has been transformed into Zoom rehearsals and…

Finding community in isolation

As we enter uncertain times and endure social distancing measure, RACHEL SETTI shares her tips for maintaining health and wellbeing.

Even Roger Federer has a coach

Mentorship is increasingly popular in the workplace and can be an invaluable extracurricular activity for those seeking guidance, support and motivation. John Churchill and Hilary Sutton share their experience of the Law Society of…

A robust and surprising career

Sandy Godfrey was a boutique winemaker long before he was a lawyer. He tells that crushing grapes with his kids still offers a welcome escape…

No run-of-the-mill career

Jen Brown was working in private practice when she took up running. Step by step, she ended up on a path she never could have…

Penning a new chapter

Human rights solicitor Stewart Levitt spends his career speaking up for others, but in a new poetry collection he proudly tells his own story. He…

The slow demise of billable hours

Time sheets or fixed price legal services? Here’s why many firms are making the move away from billable hours.

‘Awful human mess’: inside our family law system

Australia is facing yet another family law review: but will the latest one spur action for change?

Going Dutch

With gender equality a burning issue in Australian workplaces, law firms are looking at how countries like The Netherlands make life easier for men wishing…

Doing it for the kids

Barrister-turned-filmmaker Darren Mort has used his experience in law and the entertainment industry to create a powerful short film that all family lawyers should see….