Feeding the forgotten

Foodbank is the 2020 Law Society of NSW President’s Charity, and the only food relief organisation in Australia to play a role in times of…

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…

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…

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….

Carving a new line

Intellectual property lawyer Matt Ward has conquered three of Alaska’s most intimidating peaks – on a snowboard.

Water baby

MinterEllison’s Emily Miers will swim the English Channel to raise money for research into children’s brain cancer.

Chasing the exotic

Cara Ghassemian has combined her work as a lawyer with a side hustle in tourism.