What’s changed and what’s working? An analysis of the post-COVID justice system

The Law Society of NSW has released exclusive research into how solicitors of NSW feel about changes to legal work through the pandemic.

$52 million boost to NSW legal assistance sector

These 14 organisations have been named to share in a $52 million funding boost over four years from the Commonwealth Government.

Courts learn to live with the virus

Physical courtrooms have started to make a comeback for 2022, after a turbulent start to the year amid a surge of Omicron cases across NSW.

Smell a RAT? AFP to investigate price gouging

Individuals and businesses caught hiking up the price of COVID-19 rapid antigen tests (RATs) will face fines and prison time, the Australian Federal Police (AFP)…

Mandatory Covid-19 vaccinations: recent challenges to Public Health Orders

The latest advice from the Law Society’s Employment Law Committee regarding recent challenges to Public Health Orders.

Evaluating witnesses in an online court

Evaluating witnesses and managing sources of bias in an Online Court.

An onerous onus – Displacing the reverse onus of proof

Why Qantas’ reasons for outsourcing during the COVID-19 pandemic don’t measure up.

Covid complaint tests the limits of privacy law

In the first COVID-related privacy case in NSW, a sensible result should not be misunderstood: privacy protections still apply.

Managing risks for law firms returning to the office

Transitioning back to the office requires caution and planning.

Sign of the times

NSW may be newly liberated from COVID-19 lockdowns, but we have never been under such pervasive surveillance.