RACS offers a lifeboat to refugees at sea with changing policies

Rapidly changing and often hostile policy environments challenge RACS staff and solicitors attempting to generate certainty for asylum seekers.

Lessons from a high court scandal

The High Court’s third most senior judge, the NSW Chief Magistrate, two District Court judges, the Chief Judge of the District Court, the Chief Judge…

A perfectly executed trial

Senior Crown Prosecutor Mark Tedeschi AM QC explains why his latest book sheds light on a hero all lawyers should know about.

Solicitors in action at the Battles of Fromelles and Pozieres, France, 1916

Law Society of NSW unveiled an honour board commemorating solicitors, articled clerks and law students killed in action in World War I. The events surrounding…

Magna Carta: 800 years young

As we celebrate 800 years of Magna Carta, it’s timely to reflect on the bloodshed and tyranny behind its creation and the reasons for its…

Solicitors at war: a tale of Gallipoli

What role did solicitors and their families play in the Australian war effort? Take a look back at the the high cost the legal profession paid…

Service and sacrifice

For lawyer and former Prime Minister John Howard OM AC, tales of a chance meeting on the battlefields of France form just one part of…