Finding the silver linings

It’s been a hell of a year, but it’s not all doom and gloom. LSJ sits down with three legal professionals to dissect how COVID-19 has…

Firefighting or reform? The industrial response to COVID-19

An essential update on JobKeeper 2.0, the latest changes to modern awards, and the future of Industrial Relations reform in 2021.  

The constitutional challenge to end the COVID border closures

Expert analysis of Clive Palmer’s High Court challenge to Western Australia’s border closures in response to coronavirus.

The impact of COVID-19 on commercial leasing

Sneakerboy decisions are the first to provide guidance on interpretation of the Code for retail and other commercial leasing agreements in NSW.

The long haul

It is becoming increasingly clear that the pandemic we all hoped would be done and dusted by now is still in it’s early stages. So…

Recession proof? How law firms are weathering COVID-19

As the economy takes a dive, law firms are finding ways to weather a slump in demand for legal services. 

What works when policing a pandemic?

As COVID-19 has surged around the globe, the only things matching its pace have been countless new laws and regulations being enacted to control it….

Cross-examination by video in the COVID-19 context

The courts weigh in on the pros and cons of remote online cross-examination.

Choosing arbitration amid the disruption of COVID-19

Now, more than ever, alternative dispute resolution is critical to resolving civil disputes between parties and reducing the pressure on courts in NSW.