An unprecedented gap year

Ashurst lawyer Sara Lane planned to take a year off work in 2020 to explore as much of South America as possible. COVID-19 ensured she…

Dancing through culture and change

Keerthi Ravi never used to tell her friends what she got up to after school. Looking back, however she is incredibly proud of her achievements. 

A sporty fling took this lawyer around the world

Amanda Fung is a talented athlete who has represented her country and competed around the world, but she tells us a lot of people have…

A splendid mix

Lawyer James Stewart says there’s nothing better than a classic dry gin, with good quality tonic and a hint of citrus. He tells us how his…

Racing toward a new challenge

Phil O’Sullivan is a technology, media and telecommunications specialist who recently became a partner at Allens. He tells KIRRILY SCHWARZ why his next goal is…

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…