Family law: May 2020

Reporting and analysis of recent family law decisions. By ROBERT GLADE-WRIGHT.

Federal Court: February 2020

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By DAN STAR QC.

The costs of law: a look back at the stand-out cases of 2019

2019 in review: a closer look at the most noteworthy cases in costs.

Have a costs query? The Law Society’s Professional Support Unit is here to help

The Law Society Professional Support Unit answers some common costs queries in this practical Q&A. By MADELEINE PORTER

Chorley abolished! High Court has final say

Self-represented legal practitioners can no longer recover costs for time spent on litigation. MICHELLE CASTLE and ANDREW BAILEY explain.

High Court: October 2019

Reporting and analysis of the latest key judgments from the High Court of Australia. By ANDREW YUILE.

Federal Court: June 2019

Reporting and analysis of the most notable decisions in the Federal Court. By DAN STAR QC.

The top 5 trends of future legal practice

The Law Society’s Future of Law and Innovation in the Profession (FLIP) conference saw more than 400 lawyers attend to hear local and international experts…

Taking security for legal costs: lessons from Malouf v Constantinou

The taking of security for costs should be approached carefully, if at all, with attention to the equitable, legal and statutory duties. By MICHELLE CASTLE…

A practical guide to lump sum costs orders

Practitioners involved in litigation should be familiar with when lump sum costs orders are available and understand the evidence required to get them. By MICHELLE…